Despite the serious lake of snow in Tahoe, we've been making the best of it. I can't complain too much seeing as we had such an amazing winter last year, but we need a bit more of that fluffy white stuff. The week before I left for Idaho, my boyfriend Danny, my roommate Ben, and myself went out on a couple of missions in search of good snow. We hiked around Mt. Rose and headed to Emerald Bay with high hopes of finding decent conditions. I would have settled for just about anything. Although it wasn't waist deep pow, we found some great turns and had a blast. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that we might get some action this weekend from those nimbus clouds!
The mountains are beginning to show signs of snow up high, most of the premieres have come and gone, A Basin and Killington are blowing snow. This can mean only one thing, opening day will be here soon. All summer … Continued