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Snowboard and Freeski Olympic Teams to be Named at Mammoth Mountain

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Mammoth Lakes: California’s Winter Olympics Launching Pad Sierra Rec Magazine – Mammoth Lakes, Calif.  Dec. 5 2017 — Spend any amount of time in Mammoth Lakes and the chances are you’ll bump into an Olympian. From the icons to the up-and-comers, the small Eastern Sierra resort town produces an astonishing number of elite athletes, several of whom are likely bound for PyeongChang and the 2018 Winter Olympics. Some were born in Mammoth Lakes, and some have chosen to make it their home, but all of the athletes benefit from some of the best and...

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Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is currently at 139% of average after 7″ of New Snow This Week

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn  Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows Receives Seven Inches of New Snow [Olympic Valley, Calif.] Nov. 27, 2017 – Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows received another seven inches of new snow on the upper mountain, bringing the November snow total to 50 inches. With November snowfall averaging 36 inches over the past 45 years, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is currently at 139% of average. The resort has 12 lifts scheduled for operation, providing skiers and riders with access to nearly 40 trails at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows including terrain for all ages and abilities. Photo Credit – Will Paden Tahoe Super Pass...

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Sierra Winter Storm Brings Welcomed New Blanket Of Snow For Early Season Openings

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn DUMP ALERT IN THE SIERRA – JUST IN TIME FOR THANKSGIVING SKIING Sierra Rec Magazine – November 16, 2017 – A rainy day in the office with the right temperature outside means only one thing for the Sierra.  DUMP ALERTS are screaming off the mountains as resorts are scrambling to open more of the mountains or to get open for the first runs of the season. Mt.Rose, Mammoth, Boreal have all opened at least part of the mountains for early season skiing. However, with this winter storm moving through and expected weather trends continuing...

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“Plates for Powder” is Back: Buy A Tahoe License Plate And Ski For Free

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Support The Lifestyle And Ski Free TAHOE CITY, Calif. and INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – November 1, 2017  Ski season is almost here, and with it returns the popular “Plates for Powder” program.  Individuals who purchase a new Lake Tahoe license plate in either California or Nevada can receive free lift tickets to one of eight Tahoe resorts participating in the program. With snow in the forecast for this weekend, now is the time to buy a Tahoe license plate so you can ski for free in Tahoe. “It is great to see the ski resorts come together to offer...

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Nevada Day Skiing on Mt. Rose This Weekend

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Well, they did it!  MT. Rose opened today for skiing on Nevada Day and Halloween weekend.  Winter Season is officially here. How about you, are you itching to get on the slope?   So cool that Mt Rose, Our Tallest Ski Mountain in the area, to get open early. The resort is open 8an to 12 pm Saturday if you want to take a run. Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook...

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An Epic Adventure Awaits in The 20 Lakes Basin Of The Hoover Wilderness

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Crystal Clear Waters Combined With High Alpine Peaks That Will Stop You In Your Tracks Sierra Rec Magazine Adventure Review – September 2017 –  Visiting and Exploring 20 Lakes Basin was so much more than I had expected. Have you ever heard a review of a location and it just didn’t do it for you, so you decide to skip, only later to find out that it as way better than initially thought?  Well, the 20 Lakes Basin off Tioga Pass in the Hoover Wilderness was just that to me and couple friends looking to explore...

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FREEDOM FEST AT SQUAW VALLEY JULY 1-3rd Features Live Music and Skiing

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn  Mountain top Gold Coast Revival concert series pays tribute to 1991 show with the Jerry Garcia Band •    Headliners include Big Head Todd and The Monsters, Rayland Baxter, The Lil Smokies, Pickin’ on the Dead, The Grant Farm and Bonfire Dub featuring Bridget Law of Elephant Revival  Fireworks to follow free concert on Monday, July 3 Sierra Rec Magazine – [Olympic Valley, Calif.] June 5, 2017 – Freedom Fest, a celebration of the historic 2016-17 winter season over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, will feature four days of free music on two stages, hot tub parties,...

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SQUAW VALLEY | ALPINE MEADOWS TO HOST 2018 NASTAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS, MARCH 21-25

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn NASTAR National Championships returns to the Sierra for the first time in nearly 40 years Olympic Valley, Calif.~ June, 2017 – U.S. Ski & Snowboard announced today that Squaw Valley will host the 2018 Liberty Mutual Insurance NASTAR National Championships, March 21-25, the first time the event returns to the Sierra since 1981. Following the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, NASTAR National Championships will build on the enthusiasm generated by the Games and provide a new locale for fans to get involved with alpine sports. NASTAR participants qualify for the championships by earning a...

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