The first major storm of the season has just hit Tahoe, and Squaw Valley, CA woke up to 18″ of sweet, fresh, powder this morning. Add to this dump the amazing efforts of the snowmakers, and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows announced yesterday that they will be opening Exhibition, to the mid-station, starting TODAY. Skiers and riders will have access to the lower portion of Julia’s Gold trail.
Snowfall is expected to continue through Thanksgiving Day, with up to 4-FEET in total expected. Although the snow will stop Friday, temperatures will remain cold, meaning crews will be able to keep on making snow and building the base. There should be another storm on Saturday, with even more feet of snow expected. Wow!
Squaw crews will continually be assessing snow surface throughout these upcoming storms, and hope to open even more terrain as soon as it is safe to do so. The focus will be on Red Dog and Squaw Creek at Squaw Valley, and they are also making snow at Gold Coast, and plan to open that terrain once conditions allow. At Alpine Meadows, crews will be working to widen Kangaroo trail and add Nick’s Run next. They are also making snow on Weasel run off the new Treeline Cirque.
Keep doing your snow dances – it’s working!