Lake Tahoe Snow Report - Dec. 21
Hello Skiers and Riders! Happy Solstice! And a transition day it shall be, with high pressure pushing in and setting up for lighter, brighter days ahead.
Conditions & Operations Highlights: Conditions continue to impress after all the recent snowfall. Resorts are tweeking operations and touching up conditions as we head into the holiday weeks.
Sugar Bowl picked up another 1-2" of fresh snow. Squaw Valley shows another 2" from Saturday. 21 lifts are on the schedule and there's plenty of room to move. Alpine Meadows added another 2" and continues with 12 lifts now open. Boreal is 100% open with all lifts and all runs - and a tubing park and Woodward Tahoe. Royal Gorge offers 41km of XC terrain open. Homewood is open for the seasonwith upper mountain skiing and lower mountain beginner terrain. Tahoe XC has raised the flag and opens with limited terrain (4 trails and 7km) for skating and striding. Tahoe Donner is open with 2 lifts and 2 runs. Mt. Rose, Northstar, Heavenly and Kirkwood are all open for the season. See detailed resort operations and conditions below...
Weather Outlook: Mostly cloudy with some light rain in spots this morning. High pressure will move in later today and set up for dry and mild conditions early next week. A bit further out, a slight chance of some snow into Christmas day. Check the Tahoetopia.com live webcams and daily Lake Tahoe weather update for radar, forecasts and a look at what's happening.
The winter Solstice occurs at 3:03pm (PST/Reno time) today. Look ahead at brighter days and do like the Druids have done for centuries - get out and enjoy it! ... and remember, any day on the mountain is a good day.
- Eric T.