Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts Welcome 2 to 4 Feet of NEW Snow After Heavy Storms Hit The Region

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 3, 2012 12:34 pm

Heavenly Resort

Get pumped ski and snowboard lovers! As a result of the heavy storms that pounded Northern California, anywhere from 2 to 4 feet of snow fell at higher elevations in the Sierra Nevada since last Wednesday.

To paint a beautiful picture in your head, Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe welcomed 45 inches of snow throughout the series of storms and has received a total of 100 inches of snowfall to date. On Donner Summit, Sugar Bowl Ski Resort is reporting storm totals of 44 inches, and Squaw Valley’s upper mountain at 8,200 feet got 42 inches of snow.

Below is a list of recent snow totals within the last 3 days:

Alpine Meadows: 23 inches of snow last 72 hours; 43 inches at the mountain summit (8,637 feet), 19 inches at lower mountain (6,835 feet).

Heavenly: 31 inches of new snow last 72 hours; 50 inches at the mountain summit (10,066 feet), 36 inches at lower mountain (6,564 feet).

Kirkwood: 32 inches of new snow last 72 hours; 46 inches at the mountain summit (9,800 feet), 32 inches at lower mountain (7,800 feet).

Mt. Rose: 29 inches of new snow last 72 hours; 65 inches at the mountain summit (9,700 feet), 38 inches at lower mountain (8,260 feet).

Northstar: 28 inches of snow last 72 hours; 60 inches at the mountain summit (8,610 feet), 18 inches at lower mountain (6,329 feet).

Sierra-at-Tahoe: 7 inches of new snow last 72 hours; 52 inches at the mountain summit (8,852 feet), 12 inches at lower mountain (6,639 feet).

Squaw Valley: 30 inches of new snow last 72 hours; 48 inches at the mountain summit (8,200 feet), 4 inches at lower mountain (6,200 feet).

Sugar Bowl: 18 inches of new snow last 72 hours; 40 inches at the mountain summit (8,383 feet), 10 inches at lower mountain (6,883 feet).

It’s definitely starting to feel like Winter has arrived! Now is a greater time than ever to hit those slopes and shred it up!

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