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What Happened to Spring?

By Jennifer Burton

Winter is always fun for kids, but this one was less than impressive. I don't know about you, but it seems like we had a long fire season, a short ski season, and now were on the verge of fire season again.
Old Man Winter gave one last try toward the middle of April but by [...]

We're Back, Baby!

By Jennifer Burton

Ten to Twelve inches of new snow and sunny skies in the Sierra. Time to ski!  I took an informal poll at Mt. Rose the other day and found people from San Jose to Reno are eager to get back on the runs. The latest storm should help us entice tourists and locals, and add [...]

Record Snowfall Lengthens Ski Season

By Jennifer Burton

The snow days that had us shoveling and digging out of our driveways have the ski areas celebrating.  Mt. Rose and Squaw Valley have both sent me e-mails announcing their extended seasons.  Kayla Anderson at Mt. Rose sent me these photos from the Chutes, which tell the real story.  Spring skiing is in effect!

Best View From a New Ski Lodge

By Jennifer Burton

We were loving the view from the new Winters Creek Lodge at Mt. Rose the other day.  The feeling is light and modern with lots of giant windows and plenty of places to sit and enjoy the scenery.  It has that 'new building feel.'  Add to that the relentless snow in the Sierra, and the [...]