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Resort report: Big storms upgrade ski conditions

Staff Report
Ryan Slabaugh/Sierra SunTruckee local Sylas Wright, also the Sierra Sun sports editor, grabs air Tuesday at Sugar Bowl.
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TAHOE/TRUCKEE and#8212; Below is an update of snow conditions, lift information and operations at various Lake Tahoe ski resorts as of Tuesday, Jan. 21. Please check with individual ski resorts for latest conditions and operations.

ALPINE MEADOWS

http://www.skialpine.com

Open lifts: 10 of 12

Open trails: 32 out of 32

24-hr Snow Total: 15 inches

Upper mountain snow: 101 inches

Lower mountain snow: 63 inches

Snow condition: Powder, machine groomed main runs, variable conditions off piste

BOREAL

http://www.borealski.com

Open lifts: 4 of 6

Open trails: 41 of 41

24-hr Snow Total: 24-26 inches

Upper mountain snow: 75-inch base

Lower mountain snow: 75-inch base

Snow condition: Machine groomed packed powder. Watch for unmarked obstacles

DIAMOND PEAK

http://www.diamondpeak.com

Open Lifts: 4 of 6

Open trails: 31 out of 31

24-hr Snow Total: 19 inches

Upper mountain snow: 56 inches

Lower mountain snow: 34 inches

Snow condition: Machine groomed

HEAVENLY

http://www.skiheavenly.com

Open trails: 80 of 94

Open lifts: 24 of 29

24-hr Snow Total: 12 inches

Upper mountain snow: 49 inches

Lower mountain snow: 33 inches

Snow condition: Powder, machine-groomed powder and machine-made snow

HOMEWOOD

http://www.skihomewood.com

Open lifts: 6 of 6

Open trails: 60 of 65

24-hr Snow Total: 6 – 8 inches

Upper mountain snow: 66 inches

Lower mountain snow: 50 inches

Snow condition: Fresh Snow Surface, machine groomed main runs, variable conditions off piste

KIRKWOOD

http://www.kirkwood.com

Open trails: 72 of 72

Groomed Trails: 34

Open lifts: 10 of 12

24-hr Snow Total: 18 – 20 inches

Upper mountain snow: 88 inches

Lower mountain snow: 60 inches

Snow condition: Powder, machine groomed and skier packed powder

KIRKWOOD XC

24-hr Snow Total: 18 – 20 inches

Open trail: 50 kilometers

Snow base: Not available

Snow condition: Fresh snow and machine groomed

MOUNT ROSE

http://www.skirose.com

Open trails: 45 of 45 (all chutes closed)

Open lifts: 5 out of 7

24-hr Snow Total: 16 – 20 inches

Upper mountain snow: 50 inches

Lower mountain snow: 28 inches

Snow condition: Powder and machine groomed packed powder

NORTHSTAR AT TAHOE

http://www.northstarattahoe.com

Open lifts: 15 of 19

Open trails: 92 of 92 (11 easy, 42 moderate, 39 black diamond or above)

Groomed trails: 58

24-hr Snow Total: 16 – 22 inches

Upper mountain snow: 60 inches

Lower mountain snow: 33 inches

Snow condition: Powder

ROYAL GORGE CROSS COUNTY

http://www.royalgorge.com

Open trails: not available

Groomed trails: 25 of 100

24-hr Snow Total: 8 – 10 inches

Upper mountain snow: 68 inches

Lower mountain snow: 58 inches

Snow condition: Powder

SIERRA AT TAHOE

http://www.sierraattahoe.com

Open lifts: 9

Open trails: 46

24-hr Snow Total: 18 – 24 inches

Upper mountain snow: 70 inches

Lower mountain snow: 30 inches

Snow condition: Powder and packed powder

SQUAW VALLEY USA

http://www.squaw.com

Open lifts: 21

Open trails: Not available

24-hr Snow Total: 14-22 inches

Upper mountain snow: 80 inches

Lower mountain snow: 60 inches

Snow condition: Powder and machine groomed

SUGAR BOWL

http://www.sugarbowl.com

Open lifts: 8 of 13

Open trails: 95 of 95

24-hr Snow Total: 12 – 18 inches

Upper mountain snow: 91 inches

Lower mountain snow: 58 inches

Snow condition: Powder and machine groomed

TAHOE CROSS COUNTRY

http://www.tahoexc.org

Open trails: Not available

24-hr Snow Total: 1-3 inches

Snow: 30-42 inches

Snow condition: Powder and machine Groomed

TAHOE DONNER CROSS COUNTRY and DOWNHILL SKI AREA

http://www.tahoedonner.com

Groomed cross-country trails: Not available

Open downhill trails: 28

Open lifts: 3

24-hr Snow Total: 20 – 46 inches

Upper mountain snow: 48 inches

Lower mountain snow: 24 inches

Downhill snow condition: Packed powder

Cross country snow condition: Powder