Truckee / Tahoe just got there first snow of the year earlier this week with up to 4 feet is some areas.  School was closed on Monday and Tuesday and some ski areas opened.  Squaw Valley opened Searchlight for one day on Thursday 10/25/12 for one of the earliest days on record to benefit the Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows Teams Foundation .  Boreal Mountain Resort opens today Saturday 10/27/12 with 25” – 31” of base with only the Castle Peak Quad lift is running.

Lake Tahoe Ski Resort Opening Dates 2012 / 2013

Lake Tahoe Ski Resort 2012 / 2013 Opening Dates:

Heavenly –                           November 18th

Northstar –                           November 18th

Squaw Valley USA            November 23rd

Mount Rose –                       November 23rd

Alpine Meadows               November 24th

Kirkwood –                           November 24th

Sugar Bowl –                        November 24th

Sierra at Tahoe –                November 24th

Boreal –                                 October 27th

Homewood –                        Thanksgiving-ish

Tahoe Donner –                  Thanksgiving-ish

Soda Springs –                     Thanksgiving-ish

Diamond Peak –                  December 16th

Granlibakken –                    Early December