Monday’s ski and board report for Sierra-at-Tahoe, Kirkwood and Heavenly
This ski and snowboard report is for Monday, March 10, 2008.
10 lifts, 65 trails open, 41 groomed.
All five in operation.
136 to 165 inches.
Machine groomed and skier packed powder, hard pack, softening.
Increasing clouds with a high of 48.
Two-day ski and snowboard clinics March 15 and 16. Limited lodging packages still available. Call (209) 258-7360 for details.
Kirkwood Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Center has more than 80 kilometers of groomed trails for skating, classic cross country and snow-shoeing. Full Moon Snowshoe Trek on Saturday, March 15. Call (209) 258-7248 for details.
Spring season pass sale – $229. Purchase online at http://www.kirkwood.com.
9 lifts open, 51 trails.
Partly sunny with a high near 59, winds 5 to 15 mph.
58 to 122 inches.
“Put on your sunscreen today and remember to dress for the mountain and not for the eighties.”
The Double Whammy season pass gives you all season access to Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort and Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort. Purchase the 2008-09 Double Whammy season pass now and ski/ride from March 24 through the end of this season for free.
Three day women’s camps begin today. Sierra offers four 3-day camps (1-day options available) for women ages 18 and older. Each camp offers a featured skiing/riding focus with guest coach/speaker specializing in the designated area of focus. Guest coaches include a personal trainer, equipment specialists, a former U.S. Ski Team tuner, PSIA examiners and regional team members, back country specialists, and children’s specialists.
Third annual Ryan Shreve Memorial Firefighter Race. This is a dual slalom memorial race named in honor of Ryan Shreve, a 1997 South Tahoe graduate who died on Oct. 27, 2003 due to complications from a wakeboarding accident on Folsom Lake. He was a firefighter for El Dorado Hills Fire Department. The competition is open to all the fire departments in Northern California and Nevada. Register between 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Aspen Cafe.
Cost of entry is $50 (includes lift ticket and race entry fee.) For more information call (530) 659-7453 ext. 280
http://www.sierraattahoe.com or call (530) 659-7453.
All lifts open except World Cup and Galaxy. All terrain parks open. Lifts open at 9 a.m.
Cruise over to Adventure Peak to check out Heavenly’s latest “lift”, the Heavenly Flyer. It’s a zip line that soars at speeds up to 50 mph above the trees.
Lower North Bowl on the Nevada side and Ellie’s on the California side.
76 to 100 inches.
Packed powder, machine-groomed snow.
Mostly sunny with temperatures in the mid-40s and light to moderate winds.
Go to http://www.skiheavenly.com or phone the snowline at (775) 586-7000.