Monthly Archives: December 2010

Product Review and Video: The Dynafit Stoke Ski, TLT Vertical binding and custom skins

By Rob McCormick Fifteen years ago 90% of my ski days were at ski areas and 10% were in the backcountry. Today 90% of my days are in the backcountry and 10% are at ski areas. Having been on the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to riders everywhere! What a great start to the ski season we’ve had. One can only hope it continues and perhaps holds its own against last years outstanding season. Below is a look back to March of 2010. … Continue reading

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Preferred links on SBDC now offers a hit list of preferred links located on the left side of the home page. We have chosen sites that are Tahoe based and feature quality content ranging from weather and avalanche conditions to equipment sales and … Continue reading

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A post storm report on Squaw conditions

By Susan’s ghostwriter from Boulder Last week a college friend of mine emailed me from Colorado, “Have you seen the storm that’s headed your way? I’m thinking about flying out for it.” So I started checking the forecasts. He arrived … Continue reading

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Just a taste

Tahoe received a nice taste of sweet n’ low yesterday with a perfect rightside up storm. Backcountry enthusiasts should be sensitive to a rain crust layer that formed on December 10. This layer has the potential to create deep slab … Continue reading

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Mt. Rose Rocks!

By Rob McCormick I am a Squaw Valley pass holder and work in the Valley so I rarely visit other Tahoe ski areas.  This is a shame because Tahoe has many little ski areas with quality snow and terrain.  One … Continue reading

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G.N.A.R. Movie to Premier Friday, December 17 at Alpine Meadows

Lake Tahoe, CA – Skiers and snowboarders worth their salt have certainly descended an expert-rated run, naked, while simultaneously talking on a cell phone with their mom; however, this act has rarely been captured on film as well as it … Continue reading

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