Ski Resorts Operation Status in the Sierras and Lake Tahoe as of Wednesday ,3/18

Posted by Gary Hohl on 3/18/2020 to General information
Here is a list of which ski resorts are open and closed as of Wednesday, March 18 at 3 pm.

Be sure to check websites for the most up-to-date information before making plans or traveling.

Dodge Ridge- no food servive
China Peak- limiting ticket sales

Bear Valley - reevaluating Thursday, 3/19
Diamond Peak - reevaluating Friday, 3/20
Boreal - reevaluating Sunday, 3/22
Sugar Bowl - no reevaluation date
Sierra at Tahoe -no reevaluation date
Heavenly - no reevaluation date
Soda Springs - no reevaluation date
Squaw/Alpine - no reevaluation date
Mammoth Mtn/June - no reevaluation date

Mt. Rose

Helm of Sun Valley’s Grand Opening in 1960

Posted by Gary Hohl on 6/29/2019 to Ski Product Reviews
Last week Rick and I were wondering when Helm of Sun Valley opened its doors in San Mateo.  I always had some vague ideas that the store opened some time in 1959 or 60, but we wanted to verify the exact date.  So we started to a bit of research. Here's what we found...

How to Keep Your Goggles from Fogging

Posted by Gary Hohl on 6/24/2017 to How-To Videos

There is nothing more annoying than having your goggles constantly fogging up. Having to take them off on every chair to clear them is a time-consuming hassle. Luckily there are a few tricks to keeping your goggles clear all day long.

Salomon QST Pro 130 Ski Boot Review

Posted by Gary Hohl on 6/22/2017 to Ski Product Reviews

The QST Pro 130 is the highest performance boot in the QST line by Salomon. This boot has some unique features that set it apart from competitors in the same category.

6 Tips on How to Put Your Ski Boots on Easier

Posted by Gary Hohl on 6/15/2017 to How To Articles and Videos

Difficulty putting on ski boots is one of the most complaints from skiers. However, there are many simple tricks and tips to make putting on your ski boots easier.

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