Wednesday’s ski and board report for Heavenly, Kirkwood and Sierra-at-Tahoe
This ski and snowboard report is for Wednesday, March 12, 2008.
10 lifts, 65 trails open, 41 groomed.
All five in operation.
129 to 159 inches.
Machine groomed and skier packed powder, hard pack, softening.
Mostly cloudy, high of 30.
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. Snowshoe shuffle on Sunday, March 16. Call (209) 258-7248 for details.
Special Olympic Winter Games continue today. Spring season pass sale – $229. Purchase online at http://www.kirkwood.com.
Call (209) 258-6000 or log on to http://www.kirkwood.com
8 lifts open, 51 trails.
Partly sunny with a high near 58, winds 7 to 17 mph.
56 to 118 inches.
“A little cooler today, dress in changeable layers.”
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.
Nixon JibFest for today, Thursday and Friday is cancelled.
Rome SDS offers the Stoken event on Saturday. Stoken is an event to all shredders. Riders throw down on a rail, a one-hitter in the pipe and a barrel jibbing contest. Award ceremony complete with a barbecue and prizes for the Best Radical riders. Winners will be chosen based on overall impression. Third place will take home a Rome Park Pack with some Rome gloves, second will grab some new Rome Arsenal bindings and first place will be riding a brand new Rome board. As a bonus, the top shredding woman rider will also take home some new Rome Strut bindings. For more information, visit: http://www.romesnowboards.com
http://www.sierraattahoe.com or call (530) 659-7453.
29 lifts operating. 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.
Stagecoach on the Nevada side and Canyon on the California side.
76 to 100 inches.
Packed powder, machine-groomed snow.
Partly cloudy with light winds and temperatures in the low 40s. Winds this afternoon could affect lift operations. A 40 percent chance of snow is forecasted for tonight.
Go to http://www.skiheavenly.com or phone the snowline at (775) 586-7000.