Monthly Archives: February 2011

Flashback to Saturday

Saturday was a busy one at Squaw Valley.  Really busy!  Absolutely perfect post storm conditions and the masses were out.  Forty minute lift lines on Squaw One?  Two runs by 10:30?  Here’s a flashback to the Fingers ritual of radness:

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Bear Scratch Photo Gallery

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Adrenaline, Powder @ Squaw Last Saturday

Photos by Jed Conklin Skier: Joshua Plack

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16″ in 12 Hours!

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Fabulous February!

By Rob McCormick Just when it was starting to seem as if the ski season had fallen asleep at the wheel we got hammered with a multi day, super low moisture content storm. This is the third storm of the … Continue reading

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Stacking up quick!

By Rob McCormick Nearly two feet of snow fell at my house in Truckee last night. It’s supposed to keep hammering all day and should continue to accumulate rapidly as temperatures drop and moisture content decreases.

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Batten down the hatches!

Are we pumped for this incoming storm or what?  After six weeks with roughly six inches of new snow we look to receive multiple feet in the next few days.  Snowing heavily in Truckee as of 10pm Tuesday. Bust out … Continue reading

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Now Playing: Exit Strategy

Exit Strategy is film about skiers who choose to leave the crowds, boundaries and other limitations of ski resorts in search of untracked powder and a more satisfying ski experience. Filmed during the superb ski season of 2010, the movie … Continue reading

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Powder still holding from the weekend

By Rob McCormick New snow from the weekend improved conditions far more than expected.  On Tuesday north facing aspects in the backcountry offered great powder, especially on lower angle slopes where ski float allowed you to avoid the crust layer. … Continue reading

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