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Nordic Ski Areas Fight Whiplash Winter

Nordic Ski Areas Fight Whiplash Winter

Big snows at Tahoe Adventure Center. (Tahoe Donner)

Cross country ski areas are very susceptible to the weather. This winter ski areas and skiers “endured” a few huge snowstorms, days of nearly 70 degrees, meltdowns, freeze ups, rain deluges and floods, and more, with what has been dubbed the “Whiplash Winter.” The whiplash effect refers to the weather changing in short periods from unseasonably warm to freezing cold with major snowstorms followed by unseasonably warm weather, and repeat from late November through early April.

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California Looks To Rebound After Last Winter's Drought

Fat biking at Bear Valley Nordic CenterCalifornia mountains suffered a terrible drought last winter with very little snow. That translated to excessively low water levels. 

 

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Kids Programs On XC Skis Or Snowshoes Ready For New Season

Kids cross country skiing at Sleepy Hollow Ski Center

Kids on cross country skis or snowshoes - it is not only about child obesity, nature deficit disorder, and better brain function – it's about fun.

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