Record Snowfall at Tahoe Resorts: Snow Keeps Coming at Northstar, Kirkwood and Heavenly

Record snowfall at Tahoe resorts: Skier enjoying deep powder runs

Photo taken at Heavenly March 5, 2017.

Happy snowy Monday from the beautiful Lake Tahoe! March Madness is in full swing, and it’s not just about basketball – the weather is making headlines too. Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain Resort have both surpassed the 600-inch mark for snowfall this season, an impressive milestone that promises excellent conditions for winter sports enthusiasts.

Vail Resorts is urging guests to take it slow and allow for extra travel time due to the snowy conditions. Navigating the roads in such weather can be challenging, and safety should always be the top priority. Cal Trans is a reliable resource for the most current road conditions and updates. Before heading out, it’s a good idea to check their website or mobile app to stay informed about any potential road closures or delays.

The snow totals for Vail’s Tahoe resorts paint a picture of a winter wonderland:

  • Northstar California: This resort has received a whopping 26 inches of fresh snow in the last 24 hours alone. For the month of March, the total stands at 40 inches, contributing to an incredible season total of 618 inches. Northstar’s extensive terrain and well-maintained runs make it a favorite among skiers and snowboarders alike.
  • Kirkwood: Known for its challenging terrain and deep powder, Kirkwood has been blessed with 14 inches of new snow in the past day. So far this month, the resort has accumulated 23 inches of snow, bringing the season total to an impressive 601 inches. Kirkwood’s high elevation and rugged terrain offer some of the best snow conditions in the Tahoe area.
  • Heavenly: This resort has also seen significant snowfall, with 20 inches added in the last 24 hours. For March, the total snowfall is 38 inches, and the season total is now at 594 inches. Heavenly offers breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe and a wide variety of runs that cater to all skill levels.

With such record snowfall at Tahoe resort, the slopes are in prime condition for skiing and snowboarding. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. However, it’s crucial to stay safe and be mindful of the conditions. Heavy snowfall can create hazards such as avalanches and difficult driving conditions. Always check the latest weather and road reports, and equip your vehicle with snow tires or chains if necessary.

So, grab your gear and hit the slopes, but remember to take it easy on the roads and stay informed. Enjoy the snowy paradise that Lake Tahoe has to offer, and make the most of this incredible winter season!