Tahoe for the weekend

January 30, 2006

This past weekend I went snowboarding with some friends (and friends of friends of friends) in Tahoe; it snowed all day Saturday, which made for great snowboarding on Sunday, and we had people of all skill levels so we were able to get into quazi-groups and explore the mountain pretty effectively. I also got to fully use the all wheel drive technology in my car, which was fun too – in a geeky sort of way.

We stayed at my co-worker Peter’s cabin, which was simply amazing. Thanks Peter!

Here’s a picture tour of our trip… here’s some great scenery from the top of Lookout Mountain at Northstar

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And here’s the view at sunrise from the cabin

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Check out that snowbank :O

Here’s me catching like 3 feet of air 😉

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And finally; the aftermath of driving around Tahoe during snow removal

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2 Responses to “Tahoe for the weekend”

  1. J Says:

    Mark, are you going to review the S4 for us? It’s my dream car and I’d love to hear your take on it since you’ve had it now for a few months. How did it do in the snow? Did you chain up?

  2. markjen Says:

    Hi J,

    The S4 handled great in the snow (and got some smiles and knowing nods from the CHPs doing chain control). Before I left, I got a set of Kumho Ecsta ASX tires (ultra high performance all season, M+S), which made for awesome snow driving. No chains necessary!

    When I find some time, I’ll post up an in-depth review of my experience with the S4, pictures and all 🙂


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