March 27, 2022. High risk, low reward.

Warm temperatures, cloud cover, moderate winds. For only the second time in the 2022 season, we did not ski today, some due to weather, some due to us finishing the run guarantee for the three day tour yesterday but mostly because there was a high risk and a low reward for the skiing today so […]

March 26, 2022. Long Canyon, bringin’ the heat.

Eight runs today in Long and Segunda Canyon today. We timed it right this morning with the solar aspects coming on just as we slid onto the first run. Warm, soft snow throughout terrain after the temperature crust softened mid morning. The weather is expected to deteriorate tomorrow afternoon with a return to winter early […]

March 25, 2022. Spring Break in the High Alpine.

Ten runs in the high alpine to open day 1 of the three day tour. The first time in Seitz Canyon since February. We skied 5 runs in Seitz with the best skiing of the day. Near record temperatures today and finding cold snow in the high north facing terrain. We are heading south to […]

March 24, 2022. The heat is on.

Six runs today on the single day tour in Thorpe Creek and Talbot Creek. Good spring skiing conditions exits with a warming snow surface throughout terrain. Near record setting temperatures are expected through the weekend before a cool down next week. Spring Break is here, and the skiing is good. Going high tomorrow. MMMMMMM Seitz […]

March 23, 2022. A day of extras.

Four runs of extra vertical today in Thorpe Creek and Conrad Creek. The solar aspects were on with spring skiing in full effect. The warm up continues for the next few days with temperatures in the mid 60’s across the Great Basin. Spring Break is here through the weekend until winter returns with an active […]

March 22, 2022. One day, winter and spring.

Seven runs in Right Fork and Box Canyon. Cold, shallow powder on the north aspects, with warm spring conditions on solar aspects. Happy 65th birthday to Hal Hayden, thank you for joining us. A celebration is coming tonight. We have heard several times this tour, “best trip of my life.” A warming trend is expected […]

March 21, 2022. If you didn’t know then, I bet you know now.

Day one of the three day tour. 11 runs in Cold Creek, Thorpe Creek and Talbot Creek. Cold shallow powder on all aspects skied today with partly cloud skies and light/ moderate ridge top winds keeping the snow surface cold. A warming trend is expected through the week with springlike temperatures expected across the Great […]

March 20, 2022. Snow day turned blue.

Twenty-four runs during this three day tour. Six runs of extra vertical today. A Ruby Magic storm came through last night with a foot of new snow in the Ruby Mountains and six inches when we woke up this morning at Ruby 360 Lodge. The clouds cleared by 10 AM and the sky turned Nevada […]

March 19, 2022. A morning and afternoon session.

We started the day today in Talbot Creek and also finished the day in Talbot Creek. 2 runs in the morning in Talbot and Conrad Creek. We were dealing with significant wind throughout the morning and exited back to the lodge after 2 runs. After a good session of trap shooting at the lodge, we […]

March 18, 2022. Lucky thirteen.

Thirteen (13) runs today ( a tie for most in the 2022 season) in Thomas, Right Fork, Box and Talbot Creek. Excellent skiing conditions with 11 runs of cold, powder skiing on north aspects and 2 runs of warm snow on solar aspects. A beautiful day with no wind and clear skies. A true Ruby […]