Monthly Archives: October 2012

Legend of Aahhhs Tahoe Premiere November 2 at OVL

Squaw Valley Institute presents the Tahoe Premiere of Greg Stump’s “Legend of Aahhhs”. The film will be preceded by a panel discussion with Scot Schmidt, Timy Dutton, Robb Gaffney and Greg Stump. Details on Legend of Aahhhs Premiere at OVL

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Aerial recon of October snowpack

Truckee bushpilot Kevin Quinn recently surveyed the new snow from his Cessna 183.

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Rocktober Pow!

Tahoe got a one-two punch of snow over the last couple of days. Thick to start, light to finish, just the way we like it. About 15 inches on the valley floors and over 30 inches up high.

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October Skiing in Colorado

Snowmaking operations have begun in Colorado and Arapahoe Basin and Loveland ski areas are open for business.

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All in a morning’s work!

A Sikorsky Skycrane helicopter visited Squaw Valley yesterday to haul towers from the Squaw parking lot to the location of the new Big Blue Express lift. The impressive aerial workhorse had the entire project done by lunch. Less than a … Continue reading

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Protect Our Winters – Why We Love Winter

“POW’s mission is to unite and actively engage the global snow sports community to lead the fight against climate change.” POW Website

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Manaslu Avalanche Incident Report and Photos

Himalayan Ascent, one of the many teams on Manaslu in 2012, has released it’s summary of details surrounding the deadly September 23 avalanche. Manaslu incident summary

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