Squaw Valley, CA Conditions Report: 3″ of Funky, Wet New Snow

Miles Clark | | Conditions ReportConditions Report
Miles delivering a Haka face in the rain-runnels yesterday. image: snowbrains

Yesterday was my first day back on snow in 3 weeks after helping out with some family stuff over the holidays.

Squaw got 3″ of wet snow over night and we got out there at opening bell at 9am.

The weather was foggy, overcast, but good visibility on the upper mountain.

Bevan ripping rain-runnel ‘powder’ yesterday. image: snowbrains

We went straight to Shirley Lake and the fresh snow was sticky.

We still had fun, though.

After a run or two you got used to it and could even charge a bit.

Rain Runnel pow on Shirley Lake. image: snowbrains

My favorite runs were in The Funnel off Emigrant and underneath North Bowl off Headwall.  The Funnel was really fun.

At about noon, we called it and headed home and it started to rain even on the upper mountain.

Rain runnels under Shirley Lake Chair. image: snowbrains

A wet, sloppy, sticky, fun day with buddies.

Great to be back on snow again!

A bit of sun on KT yesterday afternoon. image: snowbrains


image: squaw, today


Forecast for base of Squaw. image: noaa, today

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