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Old 12-26-2012, 08:53 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Another 20" of powder overnight. Slopes are "empty" - where did all the people go? I had never seen so few skiers/snowboarders... Parked right in front chair lift 2 on Monday and within walking distance of Main Lodge on Tuesday. Plenty of empty lockers available. Must be the prices of lift tickets - those are out of control this year! And so are prices of food in lodges. I like the wireless remote ski lift ticket gates at each chair lift. McCoy must have poured tons of money to this resort and so did the Canadian's Intravest.
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Wednesday 12/26/12
US 395 : [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA & SIERRA NEVADA] CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 12 MI SOUTH OF OLANCHA TO LONE PINE (INYO CO) CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM LONE PINE (INYO CO) TO THE JCT OF SR 158 (MONO CO) CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM BISHOP (INYO CO) TO THE SOUTH JCT OF SR 158 (MONO CO) CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM THE SOUTH JCT OF SR 158 (MONO CO).
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Old 12-26-2012, 01:20 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Great picture - how did it do in the snow with the stock tires?

I bet Tahoe is getting pounded as well with snow.
Stock tires did good. The car didn't get squirrley, save for one time where I intentionally tried to push the boundaries; traction control kicked in and righted the ship.

Funny .. heading to Tahoe in a week. Then back down to Mammoth for the following week.
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Every other car in Truckee is a Subaru and I have never seen one wearing chains. Unless the restrictions were R3 (snow tires, 4wd AND chains) you should have been allowed to proceed.
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