Report from February 27, 2023 Brought to you by Palisades Tahoe We rolled up to Palisades Tahoe at the spritely hour of 1pm today (we’d gone backcountry skiing in the morning – see below) and the wind was ripping. Lake Tahoe, CA Backcountry Report: Blower California Powder, Pillows, & Fun As we walked up, KT-22 closed right in our faces… Not […]
October Powder Skiing in Mt. Rose, NV Backcountry with BlackBird Mountain Guides: Best October Turns Ever?
This article was originally published by Zeb Blais on Blackbirdmountainguides.com The Storm Tahoe just got completely plastered with snow. Typical of many Tahoe storms, this one began warm and wet and got increasingly colder and deeper by the time the storm clouds significantly cleared yesterday. The previous base was nil on many aspects prior to this storm, with north aspects above […]
Brought to you by 10 Barrel Brewing Co. Report from January 29, 2021 It was snowing heavily and we laid down fresh tracks all day. All-damn-day. It was snowing hard when we got to Powder Mountain today and it didn’t let up for a second. The last lap of the day was the best one. Tracks made on the first run […]
Report from 30th January 2020 The snow has returned to the Chamonix valley! There was a small storm cycle that came through a few weeks ago but was followed by very warm temps and no more precipitation. Beginning this past Monday, January 27th, a storm sank into the valley. The snow totals were high Monday night but were followed by […]
It’s been a wild week at Catedral ski resort in Bariloche, Argentina. It stormed every day this week with some storm days bringing so much wind that the ski resort was unable to open. All those stormed dropped plenty of snow up high. Around 6-feet of snow has fallen in the past week on the upper elevations of Catedral. Visibility has been tough this week, but if you were willing to work for it, there were some great turns to be had. They were even able to the Nubes chair open a time or two this week. The snow was mostly good up high with a few days of uber dense, wet […]
A skier being towed on the snowy roads of metro Detroit was pulled over after inadvertently appearing on a live local newscast, following the Superbowl on Sunday night. A winter storm has dumped over 1 and 1/2 feet on parts of Michigan, the most snow Detroit has seen since 1974. “When I first turned onto 10 Mile, I was like, ‘OK, we’re doing this’,” said Jacob Lachowski, the skier. Lachowski and two friends, all students at Lawrence Tech […]