If you’re going to do something many others are already doing, you may as well be different. From high performance cameras and renowned athletes, to computer graphics and promotional efforts, Sherpas Cinema spare nothing when it comes to making their ski films extraordinary. Adding climbing legends Jimmy Chin and Conrad Anker to their tribe only stands to further enrich their quest for the high alpine terrain embodied in their namesake. The Sherpas are halfway through their latest two year project called Into the Mind. Here’s a look into the future:
Into The Mind – Official Teaser from Sherpas Cinema on Vimeo.
Squaw parking lot Wednesday afternoon.
A steady mix of rain and snow fell in Squaw Valley today before clearing this evening. A larger system moves into town late Thursday.
Mostly clear skies over Truckee on Wednesday evening.
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Sierra Buttes, November 26, 2012 (photo: Andrew Schnier)
Perfect, crisp fall weather will turn into a massive water event later this week. Five to ten inches of liquid is expected from Wednesday through Sunday with snow levels fluctuating between 6,000 and 8,500 feet. Though it will be very soggy in town, higher elevations could be standing at base depths of four to eight feet by next week.
Here’s the scoop from our favorite weather source:
Incoming weather from Tahoe Weather Discussion
This edit from the Sherpas Cinema release All. I. Can shows that it is still possible to create groundbreaking cinematography. It just takes more effort. The Sherpas are half way through their next two year project called Into the Mind.
The Group Shred (from All.I.Can) from Sherpas Cinema on Vimeo.
Check out our 2011 review of All. I. Can here:
SBDC Review of All. I. Can.
Rain runnels in Shirley Bowl.
Last week’s rain/snow event was more rain than snow and left a coat of armor over the upper mountain. A persistent weak layer has been discovered at higher elevations in the Mt. Rose Wilderness.
Snowpit test exhibiting persistent weak layer on Tamarack Peak.
Riding the white horse at Sugar Bowl on November 10.
November doesn’t typically offer stellar holiday weekend skiing but this this Veterans Day proved differently.
30 inches of new snow blankets the Pacific Crest.
Boreal injects some manufactured snow into the equation.
KT 22 on November 10, 2012
Blower pow is not what we need right now to set up a base but it sure looks pretty. Hopefully warmer temps in the middle of the week will help consolidate the new snow before the next system rolls in towards the weekend.
Nearly two feet of extremely low moisture content snow fell in Squaw Valley over the last few days.
Let’s celebrate this election being over with a festive storm day edit courtesy of Mike Douglas and the Salomon Freeski TV crew.