Patience is a virtue; rock boards are mandatory. That about sums up the current state of the Tahoe backcountry as we inch closer to ending 2013, and look to welcome 2014. There’s no doubt when taking into consideration the total snow that’s fallen this fall, we’re lucky there’s been any backcountry skiing at all. Sporadic light snowfalls with one solid two-footer that unfortunately came in much colder than we would’ve liked is what we’re working with. Compound that with the ongoing trend of sunny skies and the sincere hope for a wetter January, and there you have our present status.
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