Earlier this month, Crystal Mountain opened for a few days and closed soon after due to a deteriorating snowpack. A week ago, on December 22nd, Crystal was able to reopen the upper portion of the mountain, allowing hungry weekday skiers to enjoy deep, dry, bluebird powder turns. At 7am that Monday morning some evo coworkers and I left Seattle in search of hot laps and heavy snow.
Mt. Shasta is always a spring skiing favorite, and with a bit of new snow in the past 24 hours things are skiing great up that way. While we only hiked to about 10,000 feet during a backcountry skills workshop hosted by Rich Meyer, the skiing was getting better and better with each foot of vertical gained. Starting from the […]
Spring Corn, large swaths of dirt, closed lifts and the Cushing Crossing sums up the current conditions at Squaw Valley. Valiant knights (such as the one pictured above), bravely hurtled themselves through the piercing wind toward the pond risking life and limb for the sole purpose of our entertainment. And before the festivities kicked off there was plenty of ripping […]
It’s that time of year when Squaw’s impressive fleet of chairs begins to diminish at a rapid pace, with the lower mountain lifts dropping like flies. While the skiing is still holding up decently well, the rate of snow loss is rather alarming. Red Dog and Squaw Creek are done for the year, and KT will be soon to follow. […]