Sun, Wind and 1” of Graupel Deliver 1000s of Smiles | Unofficial Mammoth Conditions Report | March 24, 2012

March 24th, 2012 by
snowboard expert terrain fresh snow

MAMMOTH CONDITIONS REPORT | Good things come in small packages. Or, in this case, small amounts. Two nights ago the Mountain received a dusting of spring graupel – Mammoth logged … Read More

Why is Radar Not So Great for Snow Forecasting?

March 22nd, 2012 by

Why is Radar Not So Great for Snow Forecasting? sheds some light on the limitations of radar for predicting snowfall at your local resort.

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Weekend Weather Forecast for Lake Tahoe | Gusty Saturday, Snowy Sunday

March 22nd, 2012 by
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This weekend will have some interesting weather.  A gusty Saturday followed by a snowy-ish Sunday.  We all have our fingers crossed for a few more inches of snow and that’s … Read More

Powder Party to Spring Hangover | Unofficial Mammoth Conditions Report | March 21, 2012

March 22nd, 2012 by
Garrett Russell ski deep powder

MAMMOTH CONDITIONS REPORT | You have to give the people what they want… And, the people want the truth. Well, Mother Nature giveth and Mother Nature taketh. Last weekend she … Read More

Record Heat Wave in the Northeast Melting All the Snow | 85ºF in Burlington, VT This Week

March 20th, 2012 by
stowe 1-6 001s

It was only 2 Tuesdays ago that we were talking about the 5 feet of snow that had fallen over the prior 2 weeks at Stowe.  The conditions were the best … Read More

5”-7” of BLOWER Pow Overnight @ Squaw | 97” Storm Total | 50ºF by Wednesday…

March 19th, 2012 by
KT-22 at 7am

It was nuking in Squaw yesterday evening.  They got 5 – 7 inches overnight, it’s only 9F at High Camp right now and today is gonna be another blower powder … Read More

2”-6” Overnight @ Squaw Valley | Every Lift on ScheduleToday

March 18th, 2012 by
High Camp at 7:30am

Except Silverado, of course.  Squaw won’t open Silverado this year.   Today is going to be good on the Upper Mountain.  6” up top will reset things a bit and … Read More

15”-24″ @ Squaw Overnight | Before & After Photo

March 17th, 2012 by
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Squaw got 15 inches of new snow at the base overnight and 24 inches on the upper mountain.   The upper mountain storm total is 72 inches. It’s currently 15F at High Camp & 22F at the base. There … Read More

Cream-Of-Corn And A Rainbow Boa | Unofficial Mammoth Conditions Report | March 15, 2012

March 15th, 2012 by
Ski and snowboard runs with new snow in the Eastern Sierra.

Mammoth Conditions Report | Let’s see… Mt. Baker got throttled with well over 100”, Tahoe is getting pissed on and Mammoth… Well, Mammoth has been relatively mellow. Throughout the past … Read More

*STORM UPGRADED*: Lake Tahoe = RAIN to SNOW on Friday Night | Winter Storm Warning | 2-4 Feet Above 7,000 Feet

March 15th, 2012 by
Rain to Snow

*This Storm just got UPGRADED…a lot.  Now they are saying 2-4 feet above 7,000 feet & 9-18 inches below 7,000 feet in Tahoe.* from earlier post: Sick of the rain, … Read More