Photo Gallery: Mammoth Opens Gondola Off the Top

After receiving nearly two feet of snow this past week, Mammoth Mountain opened the Gondola on Saturday providing mountain-goers with access to the Cornice Bowl and top to bottom terrain. Chair 12 is now open and with more snow in the forecast, Mammoth is set to open Chair 10 tomorrow Decemeber 9, 2014. Check out …

Squaw Valley Opening Five Additional Lifts

After an early season snow storm dumped nearly three feet of fresh snow on Squaw Valley, the resort is opening five additional chairlifts for skiing and riding. Mountain Meadow and Bailey’s Beach lifts are scheduled to open today, while Shirley Lake Express, Siberia Express and Emigrant chairlifts will open on Saturday, Dec. 6. As of …

Snow Alert at Northstar

Northstar California Resort received a nice dumping of six inches of snow overnight. The total snowfall for the past 24 hours is just about 13 inches, with another three inches expected by the end of today. Northstar, which opened the season on November 21, currently has seven lifts operating including Arrow Express, Big Dipper, Big …

Photo Gallery: Mammoth Hammered by Snow

Mammoth Mountain is currently getting dumped on by a system that’s likely to leave 2-3 feet of fresh snow on the summit by Thursday morning. As of today, 13-22 inches of snow have fallen and the forecast calls for more.  Check out some photos taken yesterday of the early season storm. As a reminder, Mammoth …

Mountain High -First Resort to Open this Winter in Southern California

Ski season kicked off in Southern California today with the opening of Mountain High, one of the region’s premier winter resorts.  This marks the 18th year in a row Mountain High has been the first to open in Southern California. Roughly 1,000 guests donned their skis & snowboards and hit the slopes of Mountain High …

Photo Gallery: Breckenridge Opening Day Snowfall

The Norse snow god, Ullr, blessed Breckenridge with 20 inches of snow over the resorts opening weekend. With 53 inches of snow in 7 days, over 146 acres are open on peak 8. With more snow expected as we approach the weekend, new terrain is opening daily. Check out some snap shots from last week’s early …

Mammoth Mountain Now Open

Skiers and Snowboarders took to Mammoth Mountain this morning in snowy weather for the annual first chair banner breakthrough at 8:30am. The resort received a dusting overnight and flurries continued into the afternoon, adding to a base depth of 12-16 inches. Loyal Mammoth goers were treated to $50 lift tickets and the first 50 people …

Photo Gallery: Aspen Snowmass Veterans Day Snow

Three to six inches of new snow hit Aspen Snowmass last night as snowmaking operations have begun across Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Snowmass. Set to open on Nov. 27, Aspen Mountain and Snowmass are expecting more snowfall the rest of the week. Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk are scheduled to open Dec. 13. “In the …

Photo Gallery: Copper Mountain Opening Weekend

The wait is officially over at Copper Mountain as the 2014-2015 winter season is underway. This past weekend, skiers and riders took to the slopes and enjoyed the first runs of the season. Both American Eagle and Excelerator chairlifts serviced Main Vein, Rhapsody, Ptarmigan and Easy Rider trails for top-to-bottom skiing and riding. Woodward Copper’s …

Photo Gallery: Aspen Snowmass Welcomes Winter

Last night, Aspen Snowmass officially kicked-off snowmaking operations in preparation for the 2014-15 ski & ride season. With the necessary sustained cool temperatures, the snow guns fired up beginning the highly-anticipated countdown to the ski/ride season. Aspen Mountain and Snowmass open Nov. 27 followed by Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Dec. 13. Five to nine inches …

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