Backcountry Skiing in Ward Canyon 12/9/09

After reading the advisories from the Sierra Avalanche Center from the last storm, we decided to give the snow a few days to settle and bond. We headed out on wednesday 12/9 for some fairly low angle powder skiing in … Read More

Game On! December Snow in Tahoe

Well this storm certainly didn’t disappoint. I woke up to at least two feet of light fluffy powder on my deck this morning and it keeps coming. If there were any base below all of this fluff it would be … Read More

First Turns of the 09/10 Season

So this storm diddn’t end up being the 2-3ft dump we needed to really kickstart the season, but it did dump 8-12″ on the higher elevations. Just barely enough to get some skiing done. It was only 15 degrees at … Read More

Crater Crest 4/5/09

For a follow up to the guys big day on Mt. Walt we chose to ski Crater Crest, the peak literally in the back yard of the sweet cabin we were lucky enough to stay in at Twin Lakes. We summited … Read More

Pinner Couloir, Mt. Laurel 2/2/09

Eric L. from Sierra Pacific Coffee and I went down for a winter Eastside backcountry Ski trip. Since the release of the new eastside skiing book, all of us have been drooling for a chance at some of the newly … Read More