Tag Archives: California

Tree Well Death at Northstar

Truckee, CA – A 43-year-old snowboarder from Connecticut died on Thursday after falling head-first into a tree well at Northstar California. The unidentified victim, who was visiting the Tahoe-area resort from the southwestern Connecticut town of New Canaan, was riding in an unspecified advanced area of the resort. Northstar Ski Patrol responded to the scene, … Continue reading Tree Well Death at Northstar

Sierra-at-Tahoe Hosts Freeride World Tour Qualifier

Twin Bridges, CA – California’s Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort will host its second annual Huck Cup, a 2-Star Freeride World Tour Qualifying event on March 3-4. The Freeride World Tour is a worldwide circuit of freeride skiing and snowboarding events where athletes compete on legendary and challenging terrain at some of the most renowned resorts around the world. Sierra-at-Tahoe’s event … Continue reading Sierra-at-Tahoe Hosts Freeride World Tour Qualifier

Record California Snowfall Triggers Ski Season Extensions

Lake Tahoe, CA – Amidst the deepest snowpack in 22 years, three Lake Tahoe area ski resorts have already announced an extension of their ski and snowboard seasons. Heavenly Mountain Resort will now continue daily operations through April 23, and will add the weekend of April 28 – 30. Additionally, Northstar California now offers skiing through April … Continue reading Record California Snowfall Triggers Ski Season Extensions

Master Plan for Northstar Approved

Truckee, CA – Northstar California Resort today announced that the Placer County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 in favor of the Northstar Mountain Master Plan.  A roadmap for the next two decades, the plan is designed to help lengthen current guest stays and provide a wider, more diverse array of terrain offerings and recreational activities at the Vail … Continue reading Master Plan for Northstar Approved

Good Snow + Strong Economy = Busy Ski Season

Denver, CO – A strong and seemingly stable economy, coupled with generous snowfall across most of the Rocky Mountain and Far West ski resorts, is getting credit for positive momentum, mitigating the slowdown in last month’s aggregated booking pace at destination ski resorts across the West. The winter mid-season summary for more than 290 participating lodging properties … Continue reading Good Snow + Strong Economy = Busy Ski Season

Mammoth to Remain Open Until July 4th

Mammoth Lakes, CA – With the winter they’ve been having in the Sierra everyone knew this was coming, but now it’s official: Mammoth Mountain will once again this year keep skiing and riding until July 4th. They’ve already tallied over 35 feet of snow this season at the Main Lodge, with more than 20 feet falling … Continue reading Mammoth to Remain Open Until July 4th

Miller and Valentine Top Rev Tour Halfpipe

Mammoth Lakes, CA – Toby Miller, of Carlsbad, Calif., and Ludlow, Vt.’s Anna Valentine topped the halfpipe field at the Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour on Saturday, while Hailee Mattingley, of Sandy, Utah, won slopestyle for the ladies on Sunday. After a week of adverse weather conditions that rescheduled and postponed multiple events, everybody was happy to … Continue reading Miller and Valentine Top Rev Tour Halfpipe