Tahoe Skiers Go Wild in the Storm

It's the snowiest winter in 45 years, with up to 15 feet of snow hammering the Tahoe region the last week

Eleven days remain in the month of January and a new storm is set to unload more snow on the Tahoe region, but most ski areas in the area have already received 75 percent of their average annual snowfall.

The atmospheric river weather phenomenon hit the Sierra last week, dropping over seven inches of rain and 15-plus feet of snow in the mountains, causing flooding, power outages, and suburban turmoil. That, and resorts couldn’t run their lifts due to the voluminous storm that raged for over a week. According to Tahoe local and filmer Jon Rockwood, “Days were spent shoveling, urban skiing, eating, shoveling, and finally ended with some excellent skiing.”

Before another atmospheric river storm hammers the Sierra, Rockwood dialed up this All Time edit, hitting on the chaos and playfulness of the storm.