Boreal Mountain Resort

Ski season winding down this month

A stormy March bulked up snow levels and crowds at Sierra resorts. But although storms are continuing to drop snow in April, the season is winding down. Boreal Mountain Resort’ ...

Temperatures to edge near record high after recent snowfall

As ski resorts celebrate more recent snowfall, local temperatures are forecasted to rise to the mid-70’s this week, according to local meteorologists. “For the Sacramento-are ...

Sierra winter season offers some new features for skiers, boarders

Sierra resorts are getting ready to roll out the white carpet. And skiers and boarders can expect some additions and extras on the slopes this season. Squaw Valley USA has just c ...

Slopes still sizzle in summer

While some people are dreaming of an endless summer, others like Jack Morgan, have their sights set on an endless winter. With record-breaking snowfall in the Sierra this year, s ...

Boreal, Alpine Meadows taking snow sports into summer

It was a near-record year for snow in the Sierra, and it just keeps coming. Another dusting is in the forecast for this week. Many Sierra resorts extended their ski season to take ...

More rain, another storm on track for Auburn

Auburn has received than an inch-and-a-half of rain since Sunday and there’s plenty more to come. Expect some moderate downpours today and possible showers Thursday. Then a sign ...

Stormy week to bring low snow levels

Winter’s back. By Thursday, snow levels will drop to 1,500 to 2,000 feet, according to Angus Barkhuff, forecaster with the National Weather Service office in Sacramento. A stron ...

Wild weather forecast for local area

Another storm is sweeping through the foothills, and residents can expect lots of fresh snow to play in over the weekend. According to Angus Barkhuff, a forecaster with the Nationa ...

Weekend series of storms brings low snow, crashes, spinouts

A strong storm brought heavy rain to Auburn and snow to higher elevations of the foothills Saturday night. At 10 p.m. Saturday, the California Highway Patrol website was reportin ...

Snowfall greenlights ski season at Boreal

This weekend’s storm that dropped up to 18 inches of snow in higher elevations of the Sierra has resorts amping up for ski season. Boreal Mountain Resort, where 8 inches of new ...

Boreal shooting for opening day Friday

Skiers and boarders itching to hit the slopes will get their first chance of the season Friday, conditions permitting, at Boreal Mountain Resort. “It looks like we’ll have the ...

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 ...

Our View: Winter Games offer cause for celebration

Although the 2010 Winter Olympic Games are in Vancouver, there’s plenty to celebrate locally. Olympic athletes and coaches with Auburn and Placer County ties are excelling in Th ...

Business booms for the holidays at Sierra resorts

By Gloria Young, Journal Staff Writer It snowed early. It snowed often. It snowed a lot. And that added up to a record holiday season for Sierra resorts. Northstar and Sierra at ...

Beginner programs hone skills on the slopes

This winter season, beginning skiers and snowboarders can advance their skills at a reasonable price. Auburn Ski Club’s Gift of Skiing and Gift of Snowboarding are entry-level ...