Saturday ski and board report for Kirkwood, Heavenly and Sierra-at-Tahoe
This report is for Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008.
Today is opening day for the Cascade Boardercross, according to the Heavenly Web site. The resort has fetched 20-30 inches of fresh powder over the last week. The groomers were busy last night on Lower North Bowl, Ponderosa, Meteor, and both sides of Stagecoach. Heavenly groomers recommend Ridge Run on the California side and L/R Stagecoach on the Nevada side. Winds may affect lift operations. Check skiheavenly.com for updates.
All lifts to run; sledding, tubing and snow bikes available at Adventure Peak.
High Roller, Powderbowl, Groove, Cascade Boardercross.
Increasing clouds, light to moderate winds and temperatures in the high 20s.
Powder, packed powder, skier-packed powder, machine-groomed powder
http://www.skiheavenly.com or 1-800-HEAVENLY.
Lifts operations always subject to wind and weather. Halfpipe open along with three Terrain Parks. Live Music today with Frankie Ferreira at the Wall Bar. Third event in the Kirkwood Cup Freeride Series this Sunday. Visit http://www.kirkwood.com for updated weather conditions and events.
10 lifts open, 65 trails open, 39 trails groomed.
Highway 88 Carson Pass (Tahoe side) is open: Chains or four-wheel drive; Highway 88 East/Carson Spur (Jackson side) is open: Chains or four-wheel drive.
12 to 16 inches
Stomping Grounds, the Playground, Adventure Land, Skier/Boarder X Course is being rebuilt, Halfpipe
Palisades, Sentinel, Wagon Wheel, Eagle, Sunrise
More than 80 kilometers of groomed track, skating lane and snow shoe trails available. Snowshoe Shuffle, a guided snowshoe hike will be on Sunday. Agony/Ecstasy trails now open which connects the lower trail system with the upper trails at Schneider Cow Camp. For information on Snowshoe Shuffle call (209) 258-7248.
Powder, machine groomed packed powder , skier packed powder.
http://www.kirkwood.com or (209) 258-7254.
Celebrating National Safety Awareness Week, Sierra-at-Tahoe resort offers several activities through Sunday, including demonstrations, contests and appearances. Go to http://www.sierraattahoe.com and click to events to find the very latest.
12 lifts open, 47 trails open.
Snow showers today with a high of 33.
53 to 90 inches.
Powder, machine groomed.
“Conditions are the best they’ve been in two seasons! We’re skiing and riding in a winter wonderland up here.”
http://www.sierraattahoe.com or (530) 659-7453
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