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Winter in Tahoe

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by snow storm, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. snow storm

    snow storm Junior Member
    Messages: 18

    This was winter in Tahoe last year....we are all waiting breathlessly to see if it happens again in 2012!! cross your fingers :)

  2. 92_Chevy_1500

    92_Chevy_1500 Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    That's incredible.

    I can't even wrap my mind around that much snow.. So much for thinking we get "snow" in Michigan.. We've got nothing on you.
  3. snow storm

    snow storm Junior Member
    Messages: 18

    well, it was a record breaking year and the previous years were considered "drought" years so it was hard for me to wrap my mind around it while it was happening! I almost died of exhaustion from all of the snow removal I ended up having to do... but we made bank :) By the way, I consider myself a Michigander (Dearborn, MI) :)
  4. dfd9

    dfd9 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,475

    There's a couple other members from Tahoe area that post occasionally snow storm. Awesome pics as always.
  5. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Do driveways still go for 199.00 for the season with unlimited plowing?
  6. shovelracer

    shovelracer Senior Member
    Messages: 525

    Driveways are not done with plows. I lived on Kingsbury Grade in Stateline for 4 winters and I only really remember 1 pickup with a plow. He had chains on all 4 tires. Drives around me were done with loaders and skids. The roads were swept with large plows and followed by blowers. What I miss the most is the lack of equipment rust. Little to no salt used. That pick had to be a remote area. On the way to Kirkwood would be my guess. Makes me sad thinking about it.
  7. Matson Snow

    Matson Snow PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,985

    I Skied out there about 7 Years ago....I gotta say that it is one of the Most Beautiful Places i have Ever Been....:salute:
  8. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
    Messages: 821

    That is amazing, I would love to see that once in my life first hand. Amazing!
  9. snow storm

    snow storm Junior Member
    Messages: 18

    The unlimited plowing still works but $199??!! Try 3 or 4 times that amount....
  10. snow storm

    snow storm Junior Member
    Messages: 18

    I plow along the highway doing detail work but most jobs are done with blowers or loaders now. No salt is used at all anymore, just sand in extreme cases. That picture is on highway 89 heading to Squaw Valley - definitely not remote! It was a crazy crazy winter last year! Sounds like you need to make a trip back for a visit :)
  11. shovelracer

    shovelracer Senior Member
    Messages: 525

    89 is remote. Except for the few houses and resorts there is nothing out there. It would close with the rest of 89 if there wasn't the resorts. Thats still a good amount of snow for the area though. I left cause I got tired of the lack quality employment opportunities. Too much competition for low wage employment. Lots of fun though. Enjoy!
  12. 2004chevy2500hd

    2004chevy2500hd Senior Member
    Messages: 125

    That pic is crazy - Thank you for posting!!
  13. WILLD420

    WILLD420 Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    I wish I had pics of our friends cabin last year. It's a 3 story affair, (I know, I know, not my idea of a "Cabin", but he's got a little $$$) the only thing sticking out of the snow was the top of the chimney.

    It was July before you could get there without a snowcat.