News from Sierra Nevada

Check out all the latest happenings at Sierra Nevada ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Sierra Nevada weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Sierra Nevada ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Sierra Nevada coverage from the entire ski season.

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  • Food With a View at Mammoth

    The highest dinning facility in the Sierra, if not the entire West, is now open at Mammoth Mountain. The Sierra Café at the Top of the Sierra Interpretive Center, perched on the apex of Mammoth's 11,053-foot summit, is serving up soups, sandwiches, salads, sodas and snacks daily from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • Hooray for Squallywood

    Squaw Valley has been a popular backdrop for numerous ski and snowboard flicks – from Warren Miller to Matchstick Productions, from Greg Stump to TGR, big-time winter-sport movie makers have used the former Olympic Games site, often referred to as Squallywood, as a featured star in their productions. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • Drag Racing at Mt. Rose

    It's time for the annual Ladies' Day frolic at Mt. Rose. Guys dressing in drag can ride the lifts for 10 bucks on March 17, if they dare. Mt. Rose hosts its annual Bud Light Ladies Day. Guys who show up in drag get throwback Ladies Day lift ticket prices and a chance to compete for cash prizes in the Beauty or the Beast pageant and/or the spectacular "Drag race." Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • Spring Fling at Heavenly

    South Lake Tahoe is a cool place to chill during spring break, and Heavenly would like you to partake in its annual Spring Loaded promotion, which includes tons of on- and off-mountain activities and specials between March 18 and April 18. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • Take Your Best Shot at Mountain High

    Mountain High is conducting its first Video Wars, which is designed to honor videographers. The week-long competition is open to both pro and amateur shooters. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • Beginners' Luck at Diamond Peak

    Diamond Peak is offering a season pass for beginning skiers and snowboarders. And the $99 purchase price can be applied to a full season pass at a later date. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • 'Loudest Show on Snow' Comes to Squaw Valley

    The Honda Ski Tour, a.k.a. the loudest show on snow, is an amalgam of hot skiing and hotter sounds. And it will be on display at Squaw Valley on March 8-11. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Snake Sessions at Bear Mountain

    Forum snowboards popular amateur slopestyle series returns to Bear Mountain and J.P. Walker has set the standard for the young guns. Walker will serve as host and judge when Forum snowboards brings its Snake Sessions to Bear Mountain on March 10. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Rainbow Gathering at South Lake Tahoe

    Winterfest, an annual on- and off-snow carnival for gays and lesbians, returns to South Lake Tahoe on March 4. The weeklong event includes skiing/boarding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing as well as the casino nightlife of Stateline. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Powder to the People

    The Sierra has been slammed by a series of Pacific storms, resulting in huge powder dumps. Storm totals are in the 3 to 6-foot range and they have increased resort snow depths significantly. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Girls Rule at Mountain High

    Women of all ages are encouraged to try snowboarding at Mountain High. And the Girls Learn to Ride program is pretty good place to start. Attempting to master a new sport can be a daunting endeavor, but Mountain High is helping to take some of the edge off with its Girls Learn to Ride day on March 3. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Challenging Diamond Peak

    Diamond Peak may not have the most impressive vertical in the Lake Tahoe region – it's a modest 1,840 feet – but the Nevada resort is seeing how much of it you can ski or ride with its Vertical Challenge on March 3. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Party Time In Tahoe

    Kicking off with a pyrotechnic display and dance party at Squaw Valley on Friday March 2, the North Lake Tahoe Snow Festival, which began as SnowFest 25 years ago, brings its annual 10-day winter celebration cum block party to the region. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Jammin' at Northstar

    Most of the world's top-ranked snowboarders will compete for a share of the $200,000 purse at the Vans Tahoe Cup at Northstar. The March 2-4 event includes rail jam, slopestyle and superpipe competitions. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Always an Adventure at Northstar

    The Tahoe Winter Blue Adventure Race, which takes place March 11 at Northstar, is a multi-discipline event in which teams of two - coed, male, female and masters (over 40) - will utilize winter backcountry gear (snow shoe, tele ski, and/or randonee) to make their way around Northstar's backcountry in search of hidden checkpoints. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Parking It at Bear Mountain

    The Park at Bear Mountain is devoted almost entirely to freestyle terrain, providing more than 150 jumps (including step-ups, step-downs, tables, hips, vaders, spines and rollers), a halfpipe, nearly 80 jibs (featuring rails, boxes and wall rides) and Southern California's only superpipe. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Old School 'Burning Man' Still Wows 'Em

    When it comes to original Squaw Valleyicious Hall of Fame-like ski stunts I include Greg Beck's epic huck off Beck's Rock for the film "Day Dreams." I have to include Scot Schmidt straight lining Schmidiots, Rick Sylvester braving Tower One's Sylvester's Slot, Tom Wayes dropping that insane 100-footer in the Tram Bowl Chutes, Shane McConkey's backflip base jump off Lover's Leap and Morgan Lafonte's supersweet acrobatics in Granite Chief during the All-Mountain Extremes. Full Article

    9th February 2007

  • Sip and Slide at Diamond Peak

    Starting Feb. 10 and continuing each late Saturday afternoon through March 31, Diamond Peak once again is offering its ever-popular Last Tracks program. For $25, guests can unwind by tasting the product of some the West's best vintners, brewmeisters and distillers, as well as munching on appetizers, at 4 p.m. at the mid-mountain Snowflake Lodge. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • It's Easy Being Green at Alpine Meadows

    In an effort to help stem the effects of climate change, Alpine Meadows is selling SkiGreen Tags – 6-inch by 4-inch stickers representing 100 kilowatts of wind energy - in the resort's retail store, base lodge dining area ski school desk and lift ticket windows. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Hot Time at Mammoth Mountain

    The safest place on the planet later this month might well be Mammoth Mountain. Beginning Feb. 25 and running through March 1, cops and firefighters from around the Golden State will gather at Mammoth for the annual California Fire/Police Winter Olympics. Full Article

    6th February 2007

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