Despite the fact that we didn’t even arrive at the parking lot until 11am, Sugar Bowl’s sidecountry terrain remained untracked. That would soon change. Last week the January dry spell was broken when the heavens dropped over 8 feet of snow at the higher elevations in the Tahoe area. Before the dust had barely settled …
Monthly Archive: February 2011
Feb 26 2011
Feb 20 2011
Feb 18 2011
It’s been over six weeks since La Niña gave California a good pounding. She gave us a nice 10-inch resurfacing three weeks ago. Despite that, compared to the regular dumps the ten-11 season began with, the last six weeks were beginning to feel like the familiar dry and blue skies of drought times. The Sierra …
Feb 09 2011
Dynafit is not just the binding platform of choice for ski mountaineers with locked heels, but those with a tele-style free heel too.
Feb 07 2011
Feb 06 2011
Spring has spring here in the Sierra. It’s full on corn season and finally, today, the sun came out and the wind died.