Monthly Archives: January 2013

Land of the Lost

By Rob McCormick This has been a great ski season so far with plenty of quality powder skiing. Until recently though, I had not really dug into my tick list of bigger objectives in the region. Once the storms abated … Continue reading

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Sportgevity hosts Steep and Deep Avalanche Clinic

Sportgevity is proud to be a part of Lel Tone’s Steep and Deep Free Avalanche Awareness Clinic this coming Saturday January 19th, 2013 at the Plaza Bar in Squaw Valley. Doors open at 6:30pm. There is no greater opportunity to … Continue reading

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Cold Sweat

Tahoe residents woke up to sub zero temperatures this Saturday and Sunday. Last week’s new snow is still skiing great on north aspects. Temperatures are expected to warm up into the middle of the week. Perhaps we’ll see a corn … Continue reading

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Sportgevity hosts kids avalanche class

Mountain Guide Rich Meyer, Squaw ski patroller Will Paden and Sportgevity founder and local psychiatrist Robb Gaffney teamed up to host the first ever avalanche awareness class for kids at Squaw Valley. Six big mountain team member kids ages 11 … Continue reading

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Hanging in there

A variety of conditions could be found in Tahoe last weekend. Elevations around 9,000 feet ranged from wind crust to chalky, while protected north aspects at 8,000 feet still held great powder. Higher elevations could get up to a foot … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Delicious December from Nut Hut Studios on Vimeo. Cold temperatures and overcast skies kept snow conditions perfect from Christmas to New Years. This is a refreshing change after last season when every good ski day seemed to turn to crud … Continue reading

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