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With the imminent release of job listings for the upcoming winter season, aspiring ski bums are likely packing up their Subarus in anticipation of moving to a mountain town. However, where can they afford? Who gets the most snowfall? Where is the best après scene?
Shred Index, a new website by former Whistler ski bum Tom Hansen, will answer all these questions. Shred Index, which relies on past employees and resort locals to submit info, categorizes resorts based on cost per month, snow quality, skiable terrain, lift access, housing availability, nightlife, fresh tracks, and more.
California’s Caldor Fire is just one of many burning rampantly across the West, but just took an ominous turn as it heads straight to Lake Tahoe. As of Monday morning, residents of South Lake Tahoe stand under mandatory evacuation orders with the fire racing towards the lake. On Sunday evening, photographers captured the fire burning through Sierra-at-Tahoe ski resort. Luckily no major structure damage was reported, but images show the ski area’s snowmaking guns spraying water on massive
There are currently 107 wildfires burning nationwide, with large ones in California blanketing Nevada, Utah, and Colorado with dense and unhealthy smoke. | Breezometer map. This past weekend felt pretty apocalyptic across the West, with skies turning orange, ash depositing on surfaces, and air quality indexes so bad that many of us were warned to avoid going outside. In fact, Denver and Salt Lake City were both ranked at the top of the list of worldwide air pollution. Here in Jackson
Washington State’s Department of Natural Resources announced that it is closing all recreational and public access to DNR-managed lands in eastern part of the state due to the ongoing drought and resulting extreme fire danger. The rule goes into effect July 23, 2021 and will last until fire conditions improve. The entire state is currently under a fire ban, and in case you’ve been outside in much of the country in the last few days, you’ll have noticed wildfire smoke resulting from fires all