Everyone in Reno Tahoe is gearing up for the first big storm of the season! The National Weather Service in Reno is forecasting an 80% chance of snow for the lower valleys, and is expecting to measure the snowfall in the higher elevations in FEET this weekend!
Yahoo! The snow dances have paid off!
Whether you’re planning on snowshoeing the beautiful Tahoe Meadows, sipping hot cocoa with a loved one on your couch or shredding the gnar – it’s starting to feel (and look) like the holiday season around here! We’re currently charging our camera battery, anxious to photograph the first major snowfall of the 2010-2011 ski season.
For those of you itching to get on the lifts, below is information you’ll find handy of ski resorts opening this weekend, joining the already operating Boreal Mountain Resort.
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe is opening this Friday, November 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with the Ponderosa life and Flying Jenny. Mt. Rose is the closest ski resor to Reno, a mere 25 minutes from downtown. Mt. Rose is offering a killer first timer package for only $39 and is available Novemeber 20-24. It includes a 90-minute lesson, beginner lift ticket and rental equipment (ages 11+). The Rosebud Kid’s Camp is also starting on November 25th (Thanksgiving Day) for only $59. Kids 4-10 receive a 2-hour lesson, lift ticket, helmet and rental equipment.
Northstar-at-Tahoe is also opening this weekend, with the following lifts open for shredding: Big Springs Gondola, Arrow Express, Vista Express, and Big Easy.
Squaw Valley USA is also opening its Olympic doors on Saturday, November 20.
For tips on navigating Reno Tahoe during one of our glorious storms, check out our Winter Driving Tips Blog.
If you’re joining us for the Thanksgiving Holiday, check out our Reno Tahoe blog on Giving Thanks with us.
Cheers to a gnarly storm this weekend!