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With the annual Keep Sierra Clean Day and the annual SnowBomb Festivals taking place in Northern California, all signs are clear: Winter is Coming! Oh, and we’re about to get some serious snow in Tahoe!

Photo courtesy SquawAlpine

I don’t know about everyone else, but I’m stoked for this winter. We’ve already had a couple nice storms roll threw, and another storm promises heavy snow on Halloween weekend. This year I’m really excited to be skiing at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadow, or so affectionately knows at Squalpine. They are rolling out some new features and some newly designated terrain. So lets take a look at why everyone needs to be getting stoked off Squalpine.

Alpine Meadows

I feel blessed to have called Alpine Meadows my backyard while growing up. It is the best mountain around for a multitude of reasons, including its varied terrain, unpretentious vibes, and hidden gems.


  • 2014-15 projected opening days at Tahoe Ski Resorts. (Stoked!)
    After already having the first snow of the season on September 27, 2014, and Colorado getting dumped on as I write, the stoke level has to be awfully high for us pow hounds. So when are we going to be able to bomb the hills and shred the parks? Most every resorts has released their projected opening date. Here’s all of those dates in one place so you can start planning your route to terrorize the hills of Tahoe.
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  • TahoeSkiBum’s guide to SnowGlobe 2014
    This week, SnowGlobe announced the line up for the 2014 New Years festival. Not only will they be hosting some of the best EDC (electronic dance music) Dj's but they will also be hosting some of the best underground rappers in the business. SnowGlobe is a music festival dedicated to bringing the best musicians together with the best mountain community in the world, Tahoe, CA. The Snowglobe music festival is held at the Lake Tahoe community college campus in south lake December 29-31st. So time to plan that trip of a life time and here's your guide to a New Years you will never forget.
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  • Tahoe season pass prices are about to go up
    The end of the month is right around the corner. Not only does that mean rents due, but for many resorts in Tahoe October means season pass prices go up. Now I know all you ski bums like to save money. So here's a break down of resorts that end their deep discounts soon!
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  • Planning a trip to Diamond Peak
    So it's time to plan a ski trip. How about Diamond Peak? Never heard of Diamond Peak? Well you need to know about this gem of North Lake. Hidden away from the glitz and party life of the south shore, this is the perfect destination for families and serious skiers alike. There are 3 important things to know when planning a trip. where to stay, where to eat and, where to get your gear. Here are the answers to all your questions.
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  • Best deal in North Lake!
    Still haven't decided where to get your season pass this winter? Weather your a local or a weekend warrior Diamond Peak should be on the top of your list. If you have never been to Diamond Peak you can find out what your missing in some of my posts from last season. They have plenty of terrain to keep your legs sore, and with all the new perks this season you will not be let down. Lets look all the reasons you need to have a Diamond Peak season pass this winter.
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