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Storm of the Year

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It came in like it had some business to take care of. The Weather Channel was calling for up to 10 feet of snow in some places in the Pacific Northwest, making this storm one of the largest the area has seen in a while.

PHOTO: The Weather Channel

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Heavenly was blessed with four feet of snow over the weekend and there are still fresh powder lines to be had. Check out for more.

PHOTO: Heavenly

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Mammoth received five to seven feet of powder from the storm and expects to have more this week. Check out for the latest.

PHOTO: Mammoth

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Skiers watched as the storm rolled in Friday afternoon. Mammoth got pounded with snow throughout the weekend. Check out for the latest.

PHOTO: Mammoth


Mt Rose got 61-74 inches of snow from the storm, prompting avalanche work in the chutes on Sunday evening. For the latest, go to

PHOTO: Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe

Keep your head up and scan the terrain ahead. Your hands must be ready. Before you enter a turn, your pole should have already swung forward for your…

Northstar got over five feet of snow from the storm giving skiers a reason to take extra turns despite burning quads. Checkout for more information.

Let your lower and upper body separate. As your feet pivot your skis into a turn, your torso and hips shouldn't follow. If anything, your outside hip…

Sierra at Tahoe got two feet in two days from this storm. Go to for more information.

PHOTO: Sierra-at-Tahoe

A stable, quiet core (the area around and just above your hips) keeps you focused on turning with your lower body. As your knees drive to the left,…

Sugar Bowl got 60-80 inches of new snow from the storm, and the CATs are still struggling to keep up. Check out for more information.

PHOTO: Sugar Bowl

To keep your speed down in bumps, you must complete your turns. At the same time, you'll be faced with terrain that's rising and falling constantly.…

The storm brought a massive cold front to the Sierra Mountains and the lingering system dumped over four feet of snow on Squaw Valley USA with more snow falling throughout the end of the weekend. Check out for the latest.

PHOTO: Jason Abraham/ Elevated Image Photography


To date this season, Squaw Valley USA has received 163 inches or over 13 feet of snow on the upper mountain. Current base depths measure 71-98 inches on the upper elevations. Go to

PHOTO: Jason Abraham/ Elevated Image Photography

SKI: ATOMIC SPEEDDIMENSIONS: 99/81/87LENGTHS: 235MSRP: $1,200 (not including bindings)

11 feet have fallen in the last four days at Kirkwood and the snow keeps coming. Kirkwood’s legendary upper mountain terrain is open and the backside had yet to be touched as of Sunday. Just image the powder reserve waiting there. For more information, go to

PHOTO: Kirkwood

SKI: NORDICA DOBERMANN DH DIMENSIONS: 93/66/81.5 LENGTHS: 216 or 211 (for women) MSRP: $1,095 (no plate or bindings)

Kirkwood celebrated their 35th birthday BIG this weekend with tons of snow. Moderate forecasts predict one to two feet of more snow falling at the beginning of the week. Check out for the latest conditions.

PHOTO: Kirkwood

SKI: VÖLKL SUPERSPORT SUPERSPEED DIMENSIONS: 115/70/99 LENGTHS: 161-189MSRP: $1,200 with Motion AT Racingwith PCOS

Northstar-at-Tahoe survived the storm with five feet of fresh snow blanketing the slopes. That means that every part of the mountain has powder to enjoy. Check out for the latest conditions.

PHOTO: Northstar-at-Tahoe