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Is Throop Still Going?

Is Throop Still Going?

For those of you who built the kicker at the bottom of the last snowfield on Throop Peak and were still hitting it as of yesterday...I salute you. (more)

Baldy’s North Face

Baldy's North Face

Here's Mount Baldy's north face, as seen from near the summit of Throop Peak off Highway 2 yesterday. By the standards of today, there is still a lot of snow out there, though (more)

Los Angeles With Clean Air

Los Angeles With Clean Air

Thanks to our continued unsettled weather and our unprecedented statewide sequestration, Los Angeles is currently enjoying air quality perhaps never before seen in its modern (more)

Sierra Snowpack Update

Sierra Snowpack Update

We were off to such a good start this winter, but the storm spigot closed essentially at the end of December, and a month and a half of dry weather has now taken its (more)

Snow Valley Sunday

Snow Valley Sunday

Sunday at Snow Valley was a handsome day, starting out mostly cloudy and then finishing off with a nice burst of sunshine in the afternoon. Coverage on the hill is thinning but (more)

San Jacinto Grind

San Jacinto Grind

A truism of Southern California is you don't get good SoCal skiing unless you risk getting bad SoCal skiing. We got the bad version yesterday, which began with stunning lines at (more)

November Snow

November Snow

I tried I tried I tried to get some classic L.A. skyline-and-snow shots, but the clouds have just not been cooperating. There is snow out there, obviously, and a lot of (more)

November

November

These high-resolution GOES-17 images are stunning. Here's your surprise Thanksgiving bomb cyclone, currently sitting off the coast of Oregon today, November 26, 2019. Given (more)

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

For Southern California, winds are expected to resolve by Sunday, as a blocking high sets up which should keep us calm into mid-November—though unfortunately that will keep us (more)

Winter Up High, Summer Down Low

Winter Up High, Summer Down Low

This was by far the snowiest Memorial Day weekend I've ever skied at Mammoth Mountain. It looked and felt like winter up there, and for good reason: Mammoth set an all-time (more)

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