Monthly Archives: April 2008

Eco Ship Cleans Up Ski Industry from Outside In

Greg Pronko and Mike O’Reilly got sick of shipping snowboards and displays in oversized boxes stuffed with landfill-clogging Styrofoam peanuts. The bloated shipping costs bothered the founders of Glissade Snowboards and Bender Brothers almost as much as the destructive environmental … Continue reading

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Cushing Crossing at Squaw Tomorrow

The annual pond crossing at the bottom of KT-22 is scheduled for tomorrow, which is also the last day of the season for KT. Check out video of the crossing > I’ll post photos of tomorrow’s event here tomorrow. Also, … Continue reading

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Squaw Cable Car Accident 30 Year Anniversary

On a stormy April afternoon in 1978, the Cable Car at Squaw Valley came off of one of its cables, dropped 75 feet and then bounced back up, colliding with a cable which sheared through the car. Four people were … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Spring Conditions While You Can

The birds are making noise, the snow is melting and temperatures are supposed to reach 67 degrees today in Truckee. Despite the huge snows we received in January, the snowpack has dipped slightly below average. But there’s still plenty of … Continue reading

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New Sunglasses for 2008-2009

Check out new shades from companies like Spy, Smith, Dragon, Electric, Giro, Uvex and Zeal. Preview new sunglasses for 2008-09 here >>

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