Wednesday ski and board report for Heavenly, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Kirkwood
Heavenly reports more than a foot of fresh powder this morning following a winter storm last night, according to its Web site.
The resort plans to operate 28 lifts with skiing and riding on 4,800 acres. Sky Chair will be on slight delay this morning due to de-icing. Mott Canyon will open at 10 a.m. Groomers pick of the day is Perimeter. The resort advises skiers and boarders to stay in the open areas where they’ve done avalanche control. For your safety, hiking and out-of-bounds skiing and boarding is prohibited. Lifts open at 9 a.m.
All lifts on the California and Nevada side will be open today, Heavenly reports.
Powderbowl and Groove open
Partly cloudy with light to moderate winds and temperatures in the mid 20s.
58 to 80 inches.
Powder, Skier packed powder, machine-groomed powder
http://www.skiheavenly.com or 1-800-HEAVENLY.
The Chair 7 boarder/skier cross course is now open in addition to our Playground and Stomping Ground terrain parks, according to Kirkwood’s Web site.
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10 lifts scheduled to open today
65 trails open, 28 trails groomed.
Highway 88 West Carson Pass Tahoe side is open with 4-wheel drive or chains required as well as Highway 88 East Jackson side with 4-wheel drive or chains.
Clearing through the day. High 38
91 to 122 inches.
Monte Wolfe, Zachary, Sentinel Bowl
Palisades, Sentinel, Wagon Wheel, Eagle, Sunrise
Stomping Grounds, The Playground
Currently offering 65km of groomed track, Kirkwood’s Cross Country Center will be in full operation by the end of the week with over 70 km of trails including the Agony and the Ecstasy trails which connect the lower trail system with the upper trails at Schneider Cow Camp.
Winter Trails Day will be on Jan. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with free snowshoe demos and seminars on winter travel and snow safety. There will also be free cross country ski lessons at 10:30 a.m.and 1:30 p.m. Call 209-258-7248 for more information.
http://www.kirkwood.com or (209) 258-7254.
Today through Jan. 11, Sierra-at-Tahoe offers its Learn to Ski and Ride week deal. For $25 beginnner package includes limited access lift ticket, ski or snowboard rental, 2.5 hours adult beginning lesson. The package normally costs $84. Packages must be purchased 24 hours in advance, online only at http://www.sierraattahoe.com
7 lifts open, 39 trails open.
More snow expected today
51 to 85 inches.
Surface conditions: Powder, packed powder
Tickets/Passes: http://www.sierraattahoe.com or (530) 659-7453.
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