February 14, 2023. valentine’s day.

Valentine’s Day storm with 6-10 inches of new snow overnight and through the day. Snow and cloud kept us in Conrad Creek throughout the day where we skied 8 runs of cold smoke in the snowcats. Current base in Conrad is more than 6 feet, more than a third above the current average for the […]

January 19, 2023. one of the best days ever.

There isn’t much of anything to say other than today was one of the best days ever. Literally, top 10 in 46 years. 20″ of super light density snow in 12 hours and more than 4 feet in the last week. It is as good as it gets anywhere, anytime. Clearing trend begins overnight with […]

January 13, 2023. Day 1.

Day 1, Year 46. We battled a strong Southwest wind all day today to open year 46. We found good shallow powder skiing in Talbot Creek, skiing 5 runs before being closed out by windy conditions in the afternoon. Active weather is expected beginning tomorrow afternoon with a Snow Advisory for the Ruby Mountains with […]

January 12, 2023. tomorrow.

Eve of Year 46. We spent the day with guide recon teams finding great coverage throughout our terrain skied today with an 8 foot base in the Lamoille Canyon area. 16 guests arrived this afternoon/ evening to begin year 46 tomorrow. The vibe is electric and now is the time. See you tomorrow for day […]

January 9, 2023. The start.

Guides arrived last night, today was the first day of guide training of the 2023 season. We spent the day doing medical refreshers and making preparations for the season. We are currently under a winter storm warning with up to 2 feet of new snow expected in the Ruby Mountains by tomorrow. The long range […]

December 2, 2022. Welcome December.

What a storm. The winter storm advisory was upgraded to a winter storm warning through the night of December 1st. We had a Christmas Party for a local business at Ruby 360 Lodge last night. It was a very festive night especially when the snowflakes started to fall. By the time guests left, it was […]

November 27, 2022. Thankful.

Happy Thanksgiving from Ruby. We spent the holiday weekend with family, wonderful food, great memories and beautiful views of the white Ruby Mountains. Like most of the West, The Great Basin has been under a high pressure ridge for the last several weeks. While there hasn’t been any active weather since November 8/9th, temperatures have […]

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 3, 2022. Cold on the norths, corn on the solars.

Seven runs today in Right Fork and Box Canyon. After three days of warm temperatures, we are still skiing cold shallow powder on north facing aspects with peel away corn snow on the solar aspects. An incredible day in the Ruby Mountains not seeing another single person throughout the range. We are expecting a strong […]

March 1, 2022. Southern Rubies for first day of March.

We headed south for only the second time of the season to Long and Segunda Canyon today. The warmest temperatures of the season today with highs in the high 30’s. It was a true spring day at Ruby, skiing 8 runs with springlike conditions. Spring will be short lived as a strong low pressure system […]