Recent Storms Allow Local Resorts to Open More Ski/Board Terrain

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RENO, Nev. -- Recent snow storms allowed local resorts to open more terrain for skiing and boarding.

Kirkwood personnel report they received nearly five feet of snow over the past week. Kirkwood has 45% of its terrain open.

Heavenly has a foot-and-a-half to two feet at the base with six of 30 lifts open and six of 96 runs available.

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe's website reports 50% of its terrain is accessible, all on the Mt. Rose side.

Squaw Valley has roughly 45% of its terrain open with six of 16 runs on the lower mountain and seven of 13 runs on the upper mountain open.

Northstar's website reports three feet of snow at the summit with seven lifts and 16 trails and the terrain park open. The pipe is closed.

Boreal has two to three feet of snow at the base. Three lifts plus Kids Club and the tubing park are open during the day, and two lifts are open for night skiing and riding.

Sugar Bowl is open on the weekends with three lifts plus Nob Hill and the gondola running.

Sierra-at-Tahoe reports seven lifts and twelve trails are open with 14 inches of snow at the summit and 10 at the base.

Homewood's Snow Play hill is open for the Thanksgiving weekend.

Tahoe Donner and Alpine Meadows plan to open December 7th. Diamond Peak plans to open next month as well. Donner Ski Ranch officials recently tweeted slopes there need at least six more inches of snow before the resort can open. Soda Springs' website reports it will open as soon as conditions allow.