Caltrans crews clearing an avalanche from Highway 50, along the summit area, around what is called Frog Pond. Courtesy of Darrell Uppendahl, CalTrans.


Outside with Charlie: An inside look at snow control on Highway 50

By From page A11 | April 06, 2012

From the early snow in Autumn to the closing day at Tahoe ski resorts, you’ve been heading up Highway 50 for fun on the slopes and in the back-country.

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