Lake Tahoe ski resort develops plan to adapt to low-snow seasons

[The Mercury News]

RENO, Nev.  — A Lake Tahoe ski resort is developing a plan to improve skiing during low-snow seasons by removing boulders and trees from several runs.

Heavenly Mountain Resort’s plan calls for widening a dozen trails and removing potentially hundreds or even thousands off trees.

The hope is to reduce skier and snowboard traffic bottlenecks on busy days at the South Lake Tahoe resort straddling the California-Nevada line. Low-snow seasons  ...