SnoCast: Bursts of Snow to Kick-Off March

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March came in like a lamb, and will stay “lamb-y” with a few small storm systems to track and a typical hint at Spring-like warmth. Read the details in this week’s SnoCast.

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80” (or More) of Snow Forecast in California This Week

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The Sierra Nevada Mountains in California are about to make up for a dry, fire-inducing stretch of weather in a hurry with anywhere from 3 to 7 feet or more of snow forecast to fall this week. 

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Tahoe Resorts Let Skiers And Riders What To Expect This Season

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Like all U.S. resorts, the list of COVID-related changes at Tahoe-area mountains reads familiar: Cashless transactions, masking up, self-grouping for lifts, state regulating size of gatherings, more weekday season pass options, rental shop spacing, group lesson capping,  gearing up in the parking lot, and grab 'n' go food.

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Squaw-Alpine Meadows Gondola Connect Getting Closer

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Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows have been linked by ownership for a while, but soon they may be connected by a gondola.

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USFS Backs Mt. Rose Ski Resort Expansion, Bridge Over Highway 431

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The U.S. Forest Service has tentatively approved a plan for Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe to build two chairlifts and a snow bridge across Highway 431 to access 11 new trails proposed farther down the resort located between Incline Village and Reno.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Busy February Pattern Brings More Snow

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A stormy pattern continues into February with several quick moving storms dropping hits of snow. Here are the storm systems to watch this week.

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How Best To Handle Traffic, Parking In Busy Mountain Towns

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In a world of ride-share, buses, shuttles and Uber, plenty of skiers and riders still pack up the car and head the the hills the old-fashioned way.

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