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    Tahoe Snow report

    What's the word? How much snow, where? What resorts are good?

    How are road and driving conditions?
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    I drove over Mt Rose from Reno today. Less than 2 feet of snow on the ground at the summit and the roads were fine.

    Just a heads up, on some Nevada roads youíll need 4WD/AWD or chains when itís snowing. Two wheel drive with snow tires wonít cut it any more. I saw NHP pull a two wheel drive car over but not sure if they issued a ticket or warning.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jonesjus View Post
    I drove over Mt Rose from Reno today. Less than 2 feet of snow on the ground at the summit and the roads were fine.

    Just a heads up, on some Nevada roads youíll need 4WD/AWD or chains when itís snowing. Two wheel drive with snow tires wonít cut it any more. I saw NHP pull a two wheel drive car over but not sure if they issued a ticket or warning.


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    That'd be crappy, because true winter tires beat the hell out of AWD/4WD. I'm not talking all-seasons or the crap that says "mud and snow" on the side. Many Tahoe and Truckee residents are likely to be on winter tires in the winter.
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    ^^^ Yep. Tires (or chains) are the most important part. 4WD only helps you accelerate, not stop or steer. There's lots of Youtube videos on 2WD cars with snow tires FAR outperforming 4WDs with all season tires.

    Not to get off topic, but this is worth a blurb in this post.

    https://forums.mtbr.com/cars-bike-ra...s-1093117.html

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    This looks like the week to go. Everything open?
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    We got up to Squaw late yesterday and there were still pockets of light fluffy powder. Not a ton of terrain open yet, but off to a better start of the season than last year. Another smaller storm is supposed to come midweek I think

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    Also, PSA: Squaw is now $30/day parking everywhere, unless you have 3+ people in your vehicle. You know, to save the environment.

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    Heavenly has like 3 lifts servicing about 10 trails open. Mountain access was via gondolas. I hate Heavenly village.
    Kirkwood has most/all of the frontside open.

    Coverage was good and so was the powder, but still not deep enough for me to consider riding off-trail just yet.

    It was around freezing (or below) for the entirety of the weekend, and this coming storm should add a tiny bit more snow.

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