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Freeride World Tour Stop at Snowbird Today Canceled | Delay due to Avalanche!

The Stoke is High at Snowbird Competition Scheduled for Sunday March 2, 2014 Watch Live @ 1030 am MST on Freerideworldtour.com.  Delayed!!!! All Words and Photos: Diane Harrington The 4th stop … Read More

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Freeride World Qualifier Profile | Davis Souza

Davis Souza   Where did you grow up skiing? Alpine Meadows, Ca Where is your home hill now? Alpine What is your favorite thing about your home hill? It’s home. … Read More

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Freeride World Qualifier Profile | Hazel Birnbaum

Powerhouse Kirkwood skier Hazel Birnbaum has her sights set on the FWT for next year. With a win in South America last summer, a Sickbird Buckle and a 4th at … Read More

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Crested Butte Freeride World Qualifier Results

The first stop of the Subaru Freeride Series in Crested Butte, CO finished up yesterday with amazing lines being carved down the Big Hourglass Chute area in fantastic powder conditions. … Read More

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Subaru Freeride Series Stop #1 Crested Butte, CO | Day 1 Results

Day One of the Subaru Freeride Series 4-star FWQ event started off with a bang today in the Staircase Area at Mt. Crested Butte in colorful Colorado.  Female skiers dropped … Read More

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A Look @ Alpine Meadows First Snow of the Season!

A Look @ Alpine Meadows First Snow of the Season! “We got 4” for our first snowfall! Check out this aerial view of the mountain covered in white!”    

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Man Lost In The Andes For 4 Months Found Alive!

Raul Fernando Gomez had been found alive after being lost in the Andes Mountains for four months. The 58-year-old Uruguayan was attempting to cross the mountain range from Chile to … Read More

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8 Injured in Chairlift Derailment At Argentine Ski Resort

A quad chairlift at the popular Argentine ski resort of Cerro Cathedral derailed this afternoon injuring eight. Six were taken to a local hospital in Bariloche. Four remain hospitalized and under … Read More

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Hazel Birnbaum Straight Kills it!! | 2012-2013 Self Edit

Hazel Birnbaum is a ripping skier out of good old Kirkwood, California. She was competing all  last year on the FWT and I think she consistently picked the coolest lines … Read More

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A Look Back at 30 Years @ Las Leñas | “The Great Ski Resort in South America”

Las Leñas | 30 años This season Las Leñas, Argentina will be celebrating its 30th season. Here is a look back that the past 3 decades of fun under the … Read More

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Skiers vs. Snowboarders | Who started the fight?

The jury has deliberated and here is the verdict. The long battle of skiers vs. snowboarders was initiated by a snowboarder. As viewed in the video from the early 80’s, … Read More

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Full Episode: Andy Wirth on Undercover Boss

Undercover Boss – Season 4 Episode 11 – [Squaw Valley] Andy Wirth, President and CEO of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, two ski resorts located in Lake Tahoe, ventures to … Read More

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Review: “Undercover Boss: Andy Wirth” [UnofficialAlpine.com]

Mark Fisher, founder of UnofficialAlpine.com, shares his two cents on tonights episode of Undercover bosses featuring Squaw/Alpine CEO Andy Wirth.  Review: “Undercover Boss: Andy Wirth” By, Mark Fisher I am … Read More

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Freeride World Qualifier/ North Face Masters at Alpine Meadows | Recap and Photos

All words and Photos: Diane Harrington February 14th, Valentine’s Day, was the opening event for the 2013 North Face Masters of Snowboarding competition.  The Masters event has been a favorite … Read More

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Preview: Rahlves’ Banzai Tour @ Alpine Meadows

This weekend at Alpine Meadows is stop #2 of the Rahlves’ Banzai Tour. Here is a preview of the course and what to expect.

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Switch Tele = The Moonwalk of Skiing

Michael Cares  

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Snowboarder Killed in Inbounds Avalanche at Tahoe’s Donner Ski Ranch + Alpine Patroller Buried In An Avalanche And In Critical Condition

A local Truckee man was killed Monday after being swept away in an inbounds avalanche while snowboarding at Donner Ski Ranch. The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports that the Nevada County … Read More

Allison Lightcap and Jeff Dostie took their time clicking back in to ski out of Virginia Lakes. The sunset show was so vibrant our awestruck crew of five ended up skiing back to the cars by headlamp.

State of the Tahoe Backcountry 2012-2013: II

Hello skiers and riders! Welcome to winter! With the solstice passing it’s officially our favorite time of the year again, and Mother Nature has more than provided. When all is … Read More

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“End of the World Party” Tonight | Tahoe City | Hacienda del Lago

We all know Tahoe needs more parties.  Here is your last chance: WHERE:  Hacienda del Lago, Tahoe City, CA WHEN:  Tonight, 9pm WHAT:  End of the World Party, 4 DJ’s, … Read More

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Opening Day @ Alpine Meadows And The Skiing Was Fantastic!

Opening day at Alpine Meadows and the skiing was fantastic! If you are debating whether to head up to Tahoe this weekend or stay down in the Bay I have some advice … Read More

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Alpine Meadows OPENS Tomorrow

Alpine Meadows is slated to open tomorrow morning for the 2012- 2013 season. With Alpine’s higher base elevation (6,835′), extensive snow-making capability and 7 feet of natural snow since early … Read More

My POV before dropping into the Trinity Chutes on Mt. Shasta with the Praxis BPS.

Praxis Skis 20% Off Sale Through October | Free Custom Options On All Orders Until October 15th

Take advantage of one more opportunity to get on a pair of skis specially made for you! From now until the end of October locally owned and produced Praxis Skis is … Read More

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The Everyday Struggle – Pete Kukesh 2012

The Everyday Struggle – Pete Kukesh 2011-2012 Set to the musical stylings of Wale and T-Minus, Pete Kukesh shares this past ski season’s ups and downs.

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JonBob Productions – Free Spirit Trailer

  JonBob Productions – Free Spirit Trailer Dismal snowfall, a weak snowpack, and a high Eastern Sierra snow line all contributed to a challenging winter. This year, JobBob Productions proudly … Read More

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Following the Psychopathic Winter of 2010 – 2011 Janky Film’s Moved to Tahoe. Bad Call.

Janky Films had a Very Janky Season….. Following the psychopathic winter of 2010 – 2011 the Janky Film Crew decided to pack up their bags and move from SLC to Squaw … Read More

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$24 Million in Capital Improvements For Squaw & Alpine | Here is How They Spent The Money.

Squaw Valley Ski Holdings LLC has announce nearly $24 million in capital improvements for the 2012-13 winter season. This brings the total investment for Squaw Valley’s “Renaissance” to more than $38 … Read More