News from California

Check out all the latest happenings at California ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to California weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on California ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see California coverage from the entire ski season.
Tahoe Donner Announces New Mountain Enhancements for Winter 2018/19 ©Derek Moore

Tahoe Donner Announces New Mountain Enhancements for Winter 2018/19

Introducing the new Snowbird triple chairlift, enhanced beginner experience, and an expanded grooming fleet at Tahoe Donner’s Downhill Ski Resort and Cross Country Ski Center. Discounted ski season passes with perks are on sale now for a limited time. Full Article

Dusting to Dumping: Snow Starts in the West ©Rocko Menzyk, Alta Ski Area

Dusting to Dumping: Snow Starts in the West

Believe it or not, there's video proof of early October powder turns already surfacing out of the Northern Rockies.

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Resorts With the Most Trails & Lifts ©Paul Morrison/Whistler Blackcomb

Resorts With the Most Trails & Lifts

Avoid the dreaded base-area pileup with these top 10 ski resorts, which offer the most lifts and trails in North America.

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  • How Does Wind Affect Snow?  ©Heavenly/Vail Resorts

    How Does Wind Affect Snow?

    Wind direction can make or break snowfall accumulation at ski areas. These wind patters are responsible for generating maximum powder at Jackson Hole, Lake Tahoe & Vail. Full Article

    25th September 2018

  • Best Resorts for Thanksgiving Powder Turns ©Skye Chalmers

    Best Resorts for Thanksgiving Powder Turns

    These North American ski resorts are your best bets for skiing and riding during the 2018 Thanksgiving holiday. Full Article

    23rd September 2018

  • What’s New for Winter 2018-2019 at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows ©Liesl Hepburn

    What’s New for Winter 2018-2019 at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

    With opening day scheduled for Friday, November 16, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is counting down the days to the start of the ski and ride season and the official winter debut of the new Ikon Pass, which offers access to 36 destinations around the globe. Ikon Pass destinations span three continents, four Canadian provinces, and 12 states, with four in California alone: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort. From renovations at the Alpine Meadows Base Lodge to major strides in sustainability that impact the entire region, the resort continues its pursuit of creating extraordinary experiences while protecting the region’s legendary mountains and natural environment. The introduction of new events, activities and ski and snowboard school programs will continue to enhance the guest experience, while the resort also celebrates a historic milestone: the 50th anniversary of the Aerial Tram. Full Article

    21st September 2018

  • 10 Biggest Ski Resorts in North America ©Heavenly

    10 Biggest Ski Resorts in North America

    See the infographic below for a detailed look at which top 10 ski areas can claim the most acreage (both lift served and overall) across North America. Full Article

    17th September 2018

  • Ikon vs. Epic: Season Pass Comparison © Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

    Ikon vs. Epic: Season Pass Comparison

    We’ve broken down the Ikon Pass vs. Epic Pass in a side-by-side, data-point comparison to match prospective pass holders with the season pass that best fits their skier type and priorities. Full Article

    10th September 2018

  • Winter 18/19 Long-Range Weather Forecast ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

    Winter 18/19 Long-Range Weather Forecast

    Meteorologist Chris Tomer's outlook for the 18/19 ski season predicts a pseudo El Niño. See what that means & where to ski. Full Article

    3rd September 2018

  • Buyer's Guide to the Ikon Pass ©Liam Doran

    Buyer's Guide to the Ikon Pass

    Which Ikon Pass makes sense for you? Check out the 2018/2019 season pass prices for the Ikon Pass here. Full Article

    3rd September 2018

  • 2018/2019 Early Bird Season Pass Prices: Multi-Region Pass Products ©Liam Doran

    2018/2019 Early Bird Season Pass Prices: Multi-Region Pass Products

    2018/2019 season pass prices for multi-region ski passes. Full Article

    3rd September 2018

  • 2018/2019 Early Bird Season Pass Deals: West Coast ©Liam Doran

    2018/2019 Early Bird Season Pass Deals: West Coast

    A list of the 2018/2019 early bird season pass prices for ski resorts in California. Full Article

    3rd September 2018

  • Buyer's Guide to the Epic Pass ©Crested Butte Mountain Resort

    Buyer's Guide to the Epic Pass

    What Epic Pass is right for you? Check out our shopping guide to help make the decision easier. Full Article

    3rd September 2018

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