Alpine Meadows


Boarders, Businesses Hope For Snowy Season As Weather Changes

Boarders and businesses are optimistic for a snowy season. While the cold weather is coming, thousands were getting ready to hit the slopes at the Sacramento Ski and Snowboard Festival Sunday.


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Squaw Valley CEO Andy Wirth Injures Arm In Skydiving Accident

Wirth was on the CBS hit reality show Undercover Boss to try and improve the resorts earlier this year. He donned a mullet while he worked as a snowboard instructor, terrain park crew member, in ski patrol, and even in maintenance.



Veteran Alpine Meadows Ski Patrol Member Killed By Avalanche

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — A member of a Sierra ski resort’s patrol team who was injured after being caught in an avalanche has died — the second death connected to avalanches that occurred in the […]


Snow plowers work in the Sierra after Thursday's storm. More snow is expected over the weekend. (credit: CBS13)

Alpine Meadows Ski Patroller Injured In Triggered Avalanche

A member of the Alpine Meadows Ski Patrol injured in a triggered avalanche Monday morning.


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Alpine Meadows Ski School Instructor Dies After Hitting Rock During Run

An Alpine Meadows ski instructor died Tuesday after she hit a rock during a run over the weekend.


$29 Leap Year Ski Lift Tickets

Feb. 29 only comes around every four years. To celebrate Leap Year, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows are offering $29 lift tickets Wednesday. Quantities are limited and you must pre-purchase.


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Guide to Tahoe Skiing and Snowboarding

Whether you’re a novice skier or seasoned veteran, a weekend warrior or a midweek snow bunny, when you’re looking for places to ski and snowboard in Sacramento, the nearby Tahoe area beckons from just up Interstate 80.



Squaw Valley And Alpine Meadows Are Joining Forces

Squaw Valley USA, the iconic Lake Tahoe-area resort that has been home to some of the country’s top downhill skiers, is joining operations with neighboring Alpine Meadows in a deal to be announced Tuesday.


Placer County search and rescue teams spent much of Wednesday, December 29, 2010, searching for a missing snowboarder.

Tragic End To Search For Missing Snowboarder

The search continues this morning for a snowboarder missing in the Sierra. Shawnte Marie Willis was last seen Tuesday near Alpine Meadows.


Placer County search and rescue teams spent much of Wednesday, December 29, 2010, searching for a missing snowboarder.

Ground Search For Snowboarder Called Off For Weather

Adverse weather conditions have forced rescue crews to pull out of the search for a Placer County snowboarder who went missing near Alpine Meadows yesterday.



Best Ski Resorts In The Sierra

Residents of Sacramento never have to shovel snow, but the city’s proximity to Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada means great skiing and riding is less than two hours away.

CBS Sacramento–11/15/2010