Friday’s ski and board report for Kirkwood, Heavenly and Sierra-at-Tahoe
This report is for Friday, Feb. 1, 2008.
Heavenly reports fetching between 7 and 8 inches of fresh snow overnight, according to its Web site. “Cold nighttime temperatures are keeping the snow in immaculate condition for fresh tracks,” today’s snow reporter wrote. Winds may affect lift operations. Call 800-HEAVENLY or go to skiheavenly.com for the latest updates. The groomers picks of the day are Mombo Meadows on the California side and 49er on the Nevada side. Lifts open at 9 a.m.
All lifts scheduled to. Eight terrain parks open.
Slight chance of snow showers, moderate to strong winds, temperatures in the low 20s.
Powder, packed powder, skier packed-powder, machine-groomed snow.
http://www.skiheavenly.com or 1-800-HEAVENLY.
10 lifts open, 65 trails open, 35 trails groomed. Three terrain parks to open, Halfpipe being recut, Skier/Boarder X Course being rebuilt.
Periods of snow. High 27.
Highway 88 West Carson Pass Tahoe side OPEN with chains or four-wheel drive required with snowtires. Highway 88 East Jackson side is being held for avalanche control. Scheduled to reopen this morning.
10 to 14 inches.
119-147 inches from top to bottom.
Powder, skier-packed powder, machine groomed, hard pack.
Kirkwood Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe continues to groom all 80 kilometers of trail each morning. Meadow trails are groomed first then the trails at the Xcountry lodge, before heading up to Coyote Pass at the top of the trail system. The traditional classic skiing is great in these cold conditions. Upcoming Ski Skate Clinic on Feb. 10.
Mardi Gras Celebration Feb. 2-5. Live music with Subjec to Change on Saturday. Kirkwood Cup Freeride Series on Sunday. Super Bowl party on Sunday.
http://www.kirkwood.com or (209) 258-7254.
Recent storms have brought Sierra-at-Tahoe more than 5 feet of snow, according to its Web site.
8 lifts open, 47 trails open.
Scattered snow showers before 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34 and winds around 15 mph.
11 to 13 inches.
57-108 inches from top to bottom.
“More fresh snow today.”
Powder, machine groomed, packed powder.
USASA Slopestyle Competition on Saturday. Open to amateur skiers and snowboarders of all ages. Register between 8 a.m. And 9:45 a.m. on the day of event at the Aspen Cafe. For more information call (530) 577-4760. On Sunday Sierra-at-Tahoe invites skiers and boarders to check out the Superbowl in the Sierra Pub and enjoy food and drink specials, party favors and raffle prizes. Fun for the entire family. Turn in your lift ticket by 12:30 p.m. and receive an afternoon credit towards your next ticket.
http://www.sierraattahoe.com or (530) 659-7453.
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