Fresh snow falls in time for holiday break |

Fresh snow falls in time for holiday break

TRUCKEE – An early spring snowstorm this week left as many as 30 new inches of snow on some of the resorts in the Truckee and Lake Tahoe area.

It’s just in time for the Easter weekend and a week beyond of school vacation. Temperatures are expected to be in the low 40s under cloudy skies, so bundle up and bring your powder skis.

Alpine Meadows

Open lifts: 6 of 12

Open trails: 32 out of 32

24-hour snow total: 7 inches

Upper mountain snow: 174 inches

Lower mountain snow: 108 inches

Snow condition: Powder

Boreal, Truckee

Open lifts: 5 of 6

Open trails: Not available

24-hour snow total: 5 inches

Upper-mountain snow: 160 inches

Lower-mountain snow: 100 inches

Snow condition: Powder

Diamond Peak, Incline Village

Open lifts: 4 of 6

Open trails: 31 out of 31

24-hour snow total: 12 inches

Upper-mountain snow: 104 inches

Lower-mountain snow: 59 inches

Snow condition: Machine-groomed/powder


Open lifts: 5 of 6

Open trails: 65 of 65

24-hour snow total: 8 inches

Upper-mountain snow: 159 inches

Lower-mountain snow: 76 inches

Snow condition: Powder

Mount Rose, Incline Village

Open trails: 45 of 45 (all chutes closed)

Open lifts: 5 out of 7

24-hour snow total: 6 inches

Upper-mountain snow: 101 inches

Lower mountain snow: 64 inches

Snow condition: Machine groomed

Northstar-at-Tahoe, Truckee

Open lifts: 15 of 19

Open trails: 91 of 92 (11 easy, 41 moderate, 39 black diamond or above)

Groomed trails: 61

24-hour snow total: 1 inches

Upper-mountain snow: 114 inches

Lower-mountain snow: 42 inches

Snow condition: Packed powder

Royal Gorge Cross Country, Norden

Open trails: Not available

Groomed trails: 56 of 100

24-hour snow total: 18 inches

Upper-mountain snow: 100 inches

Lower-mountain snow: 95 inches

Snow condition: Powder

Squaw Valley, USA

Open lifts: 31

Open trails: Not available

24-hour snow total: 0 inches

Upper mountain snow: 151 inches

Lower mountain snow: 139 inches

Snow condition: Powder/packed powder

Sugar Bowl, Donner Lake

Open lifts: 9 of 13

Open trails: 94 of 95

24-hour snow total: 0 inches

Upper-mountain snow: 154 inches

Lower-mountain snow: 100 inches

Snow condition: Packed powder/machine-groomed

Tahoe Cross Country, Tahoe City

Open trails: 19 of 19

24-hour snow total: 2 inches

Snow condition: Groomed powder

Tahoe Donner Cross Country

and Downhill Ski Area, Truckee

Groomed cross-country trails: 25

Open downhill trails: 6

Open lifts: 3

24-hour snow total: 2 inches

Upper-mountain snow: 85 inches

Lower-mountain snow: 65 inches

Downhill snow condition: Powder

Cross-country snow condition: Powder

The Union Staff Writer Kyle Magin contributed to this report.

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