“Quick ‘n’ Dirty” Squaw Valley, CA Conditions Report: Palisades Spice

Miles Clark | | Conditions ReportConditions Report
Palisades yesterday. North Bowl yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Palisades yesterday. North Bowl yesterday. photo: snowbrains

Squaw Valley ski resort in California is still open and still fun.  

Hiking up the Palisades and skiing Main Chute was spicy yesterday.  North Bowl was great, as per usual.

For just banging out laps and having fun, Shirley Lake was great.  I had to leave at 11am yesterday and I was bummed.  Shirley was still really fun.

Granite Chief is closed for the season.

Yesterday Squaw had Gold Coast, Big Blue, Siberia (and the Reverse Traverse), Shirley, Bailey’s Beach, Mountain Meadow, the Funitel, and the Tram open.

Squaw closes on May 30th.

Squaw Valley, CA:

  • snowpack = 18-116″
  • season snowfall = 255-491″
  • closing day = May 30th

SQUAW FORECAST:

NOAA is talking about snow at Squaw this weekend.

Snow for Squaw this week. image: noaa, today
Snow for Squaw this week. image: noaa, today

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Banked slalom in Shirley yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Banked slalom in Shirley yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Palisades and Lake Tahoe yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Palisades and Lake Tahoe yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Big Andy ripping North Bowl, yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Big Andy ripping North Bowl, yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Spicy Main Chute yesterday. North Bowl yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Spicy Main Chute yesterday. North Bowl yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Siberia groomer yesterday. North Bowl yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Siberia groomer yesterday. North Bowl yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Park looking good yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Park looking good yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Squaw yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Squaw yesterday. photo: snowbrains
North Bowl yesterday. photo: snowbrains
North Bowl yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Santa!!!! I know him!!!!! yesterday. photo: snowbrains
Santa!!!! I know him!!!!! yesterday. photo: snowbrains

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