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Tentative Closing Dates for Tahoe Resorts

post #1 of 15
Thread Starter 
Alpine Meadows Ski Resort - Tentative Closing Sunday, May 13, 2007

Boreal Mountain Resort - Tentative Closing Sunday, April 15, 2007
NIGHT Operations Officially Closed Saturday, March 31, 2007

Diamond Peak Ski Resort - Official Closing Sunday, April 8, 2007

Donner Ski Ranch - Tentative Closing Sunday, April 8, 2007

Heavenly Lake Tahoe - Official Closing Sunday, April 22, 2007

Homewood Mountain Resort - Official Closing Sunday, April 8, 2007

Kirkwood Ski Resort - Tentative Closing Sunday, April 29, 2007

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe - Tentative Closing Sunday, April 22, 2007

Northstar-at-Tahoe Ski Resort - Official Closing Sunday, April 15,
2007

Royal Gorge XC Ski Resort - Official Closing Sunday, April 8, 2007

Sierra-at-Tahoe Ski Resort - Tentative Closing Sunday, April 15, 2007

Soda Springs Winter Resort - Official Closing Sunday, April 8, 2007

Squaw Valley USA - Official Closing Sunday, April 15, 2007

Sugar Bowl Ski Resort - Tentative Closing Sunday, April 15, 2007
post #2 of 15
Sugarbowl is closed during the week this week, but will be doing one last weekend, the 21st and 22nd.
post #3 of 15
Dook, where is this info from? Squaw's still open.

Admittedly, I haven't been up in two and a half weeks, but I can't see how Alpine can keep open for another four. Rumor has it, the question is whether to close this weekend or next. I think this weekend will be my last regardless.
post #4 of 15
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I snaked the info from Ski/Snowpals. That's why I titled it "tentative."

I was at Alpine S/S and Sat sucked. Dust on death cookies.
Sunday, however, ROCKED. The snow was firm turning soft. Sadly they only had Roundhouse and Alpine Bowl chairs running (and Kangaroo and the Hot Wheels) so we had to "hike" and traverse over to the good stuff (Pete's Peril area). The staff was rumbling that this weekend might be the last, but that AM might possibly stretch it until the 28/29th.
post #5 of 15
Good to know that Peril's still skiing well. With another foot-plus inbound this week, it should be a good weekend.
post #6 of 15
Thread Starter 
actually we did the "bowl" on the south side of PP...since Summit Chair was shut down we rode up Alpine Bowl then traversed over the ridge to where you drop in to PPTrees and then hit the bowl that is above Sun Spot.

I had a stupendacular sideswipout after 5 glorious turns. I was about to rail over a string of rocks and realized that if I tried to pop over them I'd land flat on a service road of mock boilerplate. I slarved my speed popped over the rocks, then edged and flew onto the service road, bounced once and flew over the next burm into another "bowl" of soft serve.

I need a camera!
post #7 of 15
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Originally Posted by alpinedad View Post
Good to know that Peril's still skiing well. With another foot-plus inbound this week, it should be a good weekend.
Who is forecasting a foot of snow this week?

Also, temps are really cold enough for the snow to stay good between snows, even to the next day if the Sun comes out.

Thursday and Sun were pretty sweet last week at Alpine. I was pretty surprised on how good Sunday was. Sat did not get good until the end of the day and only if you made your way out to areas that were totally protected from the wind and sun. Snow in those places was not rock hard under the new snow. Sat definitely had an East coast feel to it. New snow in the troughs between the ice bumps.

Coverage wise, things off summit are not that bad yet


BTW: We are leaning towards not skiing this weekend, unless it looks like Sat will be a powder day.
post #8 of 15
Thread Starter 
^Totally!

I did 5 runs in Pete's Peril Trees on Saturday (didn't get out on the hill until 12:30) since the snow there was the most predictable, even though it was still dust on mild death cookies.

Sunday was sweetacular! I was suprised at how different the conditions were.

We spent the better part of the day stealing mini-stashes off of Yellow and then the upper skiers left of Alpine Bowl near the treeline and cliffs under the chair. Then it was over to Sunspot and the "bowls" above for some even sweeter sweetness. We probably "ran" into each other without knowing it (I rock a gold jacket and puke green pants, so I'm not too hard to miss).
post #9 of 15
According to their web site, Squaw is planning to stay open until May 29.
post #10 of 15
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Originally Posted by StormDay View Post
Who is forecasting a foot of snow this week?
NOAA says 3-6" over 5500' tonight, and another inch of qpf for the Thursday/Friday, which should translate to a foot or so.
post #11 of 15
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We probably "ran" into each other without knowing it (I rock a gold jacket and puke green pants, so I'm not too hard to miss).
Given how bad the visibility was at the top of Alpine Bowl Chair that is totally possible. We were doing laps in Deer Camp until it was tracked out and we left just after 11am. Late season/Spring powder day protocol was in effect - we skied the best part, let's go home before it gets baked.


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Originally Posted by alpinedad View Post
NOAA says 3-6" over 5500' tonight, and another inch of qpf for the Thursday/Friday, which should translate to a foot or so.
verrrrrryyyyy interesting.

I'll have to watch the timing to see if Sat morning will be good enough to change Mrs StormDay's mind.
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I'll have to watch the timing to see if Sat morning will be good enough to change Mrs StormDay's mind.
Hope it will, so we can get a last day this season with you guys.
post #13 of 15
I can tell you there's 6" easy on the Nevada side of Heavenly right now...and still dumping. I think, for once, The Heave is getting hit when the North Shore mountains aren't. So, please, nobody go to Heavenly tomorrow.
post #14 of 15
NOAA is reporting 6" at the base of Alpine, and the hill is reporting 6-8.5".
post #15 of 15
Official: Alpine is closing next weekend.
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