Andy Chapman

Tahoe resorts enjoying the bounce from last year

Fall snowstorms have been scarce but Lake Tahoe area resorts are still reaping the benefits of last year’s banner season. “Seventy feet of snow last winter, along with a mult ...

Hefty snowpack brings crowds to Sierra over holiday weekend

People were not only shopping in droves this weekend — they were skiing, too. “It was probably one of biggest Thanksgiving holiday periods we’ve had in the last decade — s ...

Sierra resorts see banner season

With the arrival of spring, the end of ski season is just weeks away. Resorts will be closing on a high note, according to Andy Chapman, director of tourism for the North Lake ...

Ski resorts gearing up for season

The past week’s nip in the air is warming expectations for an early ski season in the Sierra. “Boreal Mountain Resort fired up its snowmaking system at 1 a.m. Sept. 30, marki ...