Forecast: New snow, sun on slopes by Sunday |

Forecast: New snow, sun on slopes by Sunday

TRUCKEE – New snow is expected in the high Sierra tonight and Saturday.

But sun shining through some clouds forecast for Sunday and Monday offers a bonus to those hoping to navigate the slopes around Truckee and Lake Tahoe.

After weeks of snow, the base levels are up and resorts are ready for skiers and boarders.

Here’s a look at the on-slope conditions:

Alpine Meadows

Open lifts: 7 of 12

Open trails: 32 of 32

Upper mountain snow: 138 inches

Lower mountain snow: 82 inches

Snow condition: Groomed and skier-packed powder

Boreal, Truckee

Open lifts: 4 of 6

Open trails: 41 of 41

Upper mountain snow: 130-inch base

Lower mountain snow: 90-inch base

Snow condition: Groomed powder

Diamond Peak, Incline Village

Open Lifts: 6 of 6

Open trails: 31 out of 31

Upper mountain snow: 88 inches

Lower mountain snow: 59 inches

Snow condition: Machine groomed


Open lifts: 5 of 6

Open trails: 65 of 65

Upper mountain snow: 98 inches

Lower mountain snow: 70 inches

Snow condition: Powder, packed powder

Mount Rose, Incline Village

Open trails: 45 of 45 (all chutes open)

Open lifts: 5 out of 7

Upper mountain snow: 90 inches

Lower mountain snow: 50 inches

Snow condition: Open powder and machine-groomed, packed powder

Northstar at Tahoe, Truckee

Open lifts: 15 of 19

Open trails: 91 of 91 (10 easy, 42 moderate, 39 black-diamond or above)

Groomed trails: 73

Upper mountain snow: 93 inches

Lower mountain snow: 50 inches

Snow condition: Powder

Royal Gorge Cross Country

Open trails: 40

Groomed trails: 40

Upper mountain snow: 90 inches

Lower mountain snow: 85 inches

Snow condition: Packed powder

Squaw Valley, USA

Open lifts: 23

Open trails: 33 out of 33

Upper mountain snow: 131 inches

Lower mountain snow: 115 inches

Snow condition: Groomed powder and packed powder

Sugar Bowl, Donner Lake

Open lifts: 10 of 13

Open trails: 95 of 95

Upper mountain snow: 139 inches

Lower mountain snow: 92 inches

Snow condition: Powder and machine-groomed

Tahoe Cross Country, Tahoe City

Open trails: 19 of 19

Snow: 34-60 inches

Snow condition: Machine-groomed powder

Tahoe Donner Cross Country,

Downhill Ski Area, Truckee

Open cross-country trails: 51

Open downhill trails: 28

Open lifts: 3

Upper mountain snow: 48 inches

Lower mountain snow: 24 inches

Downhill snow condition: Fresh powder.

Cross country snow condition: Fresh powder

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