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On the Hill: Taking some turns at Heavenly Mountain Resort

December 16, 2014 — 

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On the Hill: New snow at Carson Pass

December 15, 2014 — 

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On the Hill: Castle Rock Hike on the skins

March 31, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Drew Hanley skins up his skis for a hike up to Castle Rock. Snowshoes would be as effective. On skis it took about 35 minutes to get up to the peak, where the views didn't disapoint.

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On the Hill: Skiing the freshies at Heavenly

March 28, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Drew Hanley as he heads to Tamarack at Heavenly. It's a cloudy overcast day, but new snow has made it worth the weather.

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On the Hill: Comet Express at Heavenly

March 27, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Drew Hanley for some spring skiing at Heavenly.

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On the Hill: Grab your snowshoes for Angora Lakes' hike

March 26, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Drew Hanley for a winter hike up to Angora Lakes.

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On the Hill: Down the Big Dipper

March 25, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Drew Hanley for a ride at Heavenly's Big Dipper. Conditions are great as a new storm is moving in.

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On the Hill: Winter Hike to Cascade Lake

March 24, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Drew Hanley for a change of pace; a winter hike to Cascade Lakes. The 35-minute hike starts at the Bayview Trailhead.

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On the Hill: Cat Track at Heavenly

March 21, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Cat Track at Heavenly. With continued warm weather, coverage is starting to get thin in spots. There are still plenty of fun turns to be had on groomers today, but some new snow will definitely help things out.

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On the Hill: Upper Mombo groomers rip it

March 20, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Upper Mombo at Heavenly. No lines and warm weather are on tap for today. We are experiencing a typical springtime melt freeze pattern, so the runs are starting the day off on the firm side. By the afternoon the conditions will soften up.

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On the Hill: Sky Express delivers perfect conditions

March 19, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Drew Hanley for a sweet run down Sky Express at Heavenly.

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On the Hill: Northstar's Grouse Alley

March 18, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Jenna Andrews at Northstar. Firm conditions exist, always ski and ride with caution. Breezy but sunny day on the mountain today. 47 gorgeous groomed runs with a newly rebuilt terrain park for those jibbers out there. Wear your sunblock and windbreakers!

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On the Hill: Heavenly Nevada for the groomers

March 17, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Drew Hanley as he zips down the Nevada side at Heavenly.

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On the Hill: Blue bird and corduroy

March 14, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Ridge Run at Heavenly. Blue bird and corduroy are the theme today. The weather is very nice, with next to no wind. The trail workers were working hard last night, and nice groomed runs cover the majority of trails today.

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On the Hill: Sunny and firm starts the day

March 13, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Mombo at Heavenly. The bitter cold East wind from yesterday has calmed down, and it is a beautiful blue bird day out here. The runs are starting the day on the firm side, but will soften up as temps rise throughout the day. Check out the slopestyle competition going on in the Ante-Up terrain park today.

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On the Hill: Bitter cold wind on the hill today

March 12, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Cat Track at Heavenly. There is a very cold east wind blowing through Heavenly today. I recommend a face mask if you are planning on skiing today. The off-piste conditions are very hard, so today groomers are the best bet.

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On the Hill: New snow at Heavenly

March 11, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Drew Hanley for a run down Stagecoach at Heavenly.

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On the Hill: Heavenly conditions surprise

March 7, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Sam’s Dream at Heavenly. The groomed runs are surprisingly nice this morning. After the melt freeze yesterday and into the night I expected them to be very firm, but they are riding great. As the temperatures rise today, the off-piste snow (which is hard ride now) should soften up and open up more possibilities of where to ski today.

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On the Hill: Mombo at Heavenly ... stay up top

March 6, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Mombo at Heavenly. Staying on the upper mountain is going to be the best bet for today. Near the summit they received an inch of snow, but as you drop to lower elevations, it rained, and the snow is not as good.

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On the Hill: Snow on the way, groomers for today

March 5, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down California Trail at Heavenly. Heavenly received a trace of snow last night, and 3 inches in the last 48 hours. Over the weekend they received 20 inches of new snow. CA Trail is the groomer pick of the day on the NV side, and High Roller is the pick of the day on the CA side.

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On the Hill: It's all powder runs at Kirkwood

February 28, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Brian Hamilton for a powder run through the trees near chair 11 at Kirkwood. The storm let up last night, but the next front moved in this morning. It snowed about 6” leaving fresh turns today. It will continue to snow today and get heavy at times. Tomorrow will be a full on fresh pow day!

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On the Hill: Storm drops 14" of fresh pow at Kirkwood

February 27, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Brian Hamilton for a powder run through the trees at Kirkwood. Winter came back to us last night and left us with 14 inches of fresh pow. The snow is a little on the dense side, but there is lots of it, and it is a blast to ride.

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On the Hill: The calm before the pow!

February 26, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Upper Mombo at Heavenly. Nice groomers today with big snow coming over the next few days.

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On the Hill: Groomers rock at Northstar

February 25, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Jenna Andrews at Northstar. With 43 out of 68 trails that are groomed and ready for action! Gorgeous warm weather today for fun in the sun but don't forget your sunblock and sunnys! Sweatshirt weather with slightly sticky conditions exist, so easy style it when on congested trails. 4 terrain parks open with 72 features total for your jibbing pleasure. Come out and have some fun!

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On the Hill: The Blue Bird days are back at Heavenly

February 21, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Upper Mombo at Heavenly. Get ready to enjoy another beautiful blue bird day above the lake at Heavenly this morning. In the morning conditions have been slightly hard, but soften up once the suns hits them. Mott Canyon, Killebrew Canyon, Groove Terrain Park, and Epic Mix Racing are all scheduled to open at 10 a.m. this morning. Currently no lifts are on wind hold.

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On the Hill: Round-A-Bout is a great long groomer

February 20, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Round-A-Bout at Heavenly. Nice groomed runs are available for your enjoyment today. In the morning conditions have been slightly hard, but soften up once the sun hits them. Mott Canyon, Killebrew Canyon, Groove Terrain Park, and Epic Mix Racing are all scheduled to open at 10 a.m. this morning. Currently no lifts are on wind hold.

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On the Hill: Hitting Cat Track at Heavenly

February 19, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Cat Track at Heavenly. Conditions have improved since last Friday’s video. Nice groomed runs are available for your enjoyment today. Mott Canyon and now Killebrew Canyon are both open for expert riding. Sky Express and North Bowl are on wind hold this morning. With Sky closed that means you can ski from NV to CA, but not the other way around. Winds are expected to calm throughout the day so these chairs should open later.

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On the Hill: Riding the rails at Boreal

February 18, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Jenna Andrews for some tricks at Boreal's progression park. From base lodge you can access 4 out of 6 main lifts and Woodward At Tahoe. Enjoy partly cloudy skies with a slight breeze and fresh groomed runs. Bring warm and cold layers as temperatures are changing throughout the day and night.

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On the Hill: Northstar open from top to bottom

February 17, 2014 — 

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Breakdown: Sunny with partly cloudy skies. 69 trails open with 46 groomed runs. Four terrain parks open with a total of 72 features. Open 9am to 4pm top to bottom.

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On the Hill: Bullet-hard groomers at Heavenly

February 14, 2014 — 

On the Hill, brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, brings you a video report showcasing Tahoe's ski conditions every day.

Breakdown: Join Tahoe 'On the Hill' reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Olympic Downhill at Heavenly. ROCK HARD groomers are the current surface condition. If you are planning on coming out today, bring your world-cup-tuned sharp edges. Also, check the snow phone at 1-800-HEAVENLY because winds are affecting lift operations. Mott Canyon is planned to open for the first time this season around 10 a.m. today.

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