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Alyssa Ganong

Alyssa Ganong
Alyssa brings more than 20 years of design experience to Tahoe Weekly, with a degree from Rhode Island School of Design. Her work experience includes nine years in Colorado Tourism, where she lived for 15 years. She loves spending time outdoors and with her daughter, Anna, and tries to bring creativity into everything she does, whether it’s art, skiing, rock climbing or cooking … always looking forward to the next adventure. Alyssa moved to Lake Tahoe in 2009.

Crossing the line

On a beautiful, bluebird morning I stood on top of Granite Chief at Squaw Valley. To the east, the slopes of Squaw Valley reach...

Epic powder | The best of the biggest winter storms

        Relive the Tahoe Sierra’s more epic winters in Mark McLaughlin’s newest book, “Snowbound! Legendary Winters of the Tahoe Sierra.” This is a must for any...

Gear | No soggy socks

There are many options for women-specific gear these days, including socks. This past winter I had the opportunity to test two of Bridgedale’s lightweight...

Life behind the lens | Warren Miller pens autobiography  

  The godfather of action-sports filmmaking shares his life story from behind the camera in his new book, “Freedom Found: My Life Story.”   From his childhood...

Phantom Spires | Getting high on chickenheads

Fall is decidedly the best climbing season, especially in Tahoe. The weather is cool, the rock and rubber grip well and the crowds are...

The Main Squeeze

The Main Squeeze promises to keep your body moving with their infectious, feel-good, musical gumbo. The Chicago-based band has been winning fans over with...

Tahoe Dance Collective presents Claudia Schreier & Company

Choreographer Claudia Schreier has been praised for her distinctive choreographic voice that fuses neoclassical technique with an inventive contemporary vocabulary. Schreier is the recipient...

A climber’s tuff, granite paradise · Cragging Tahoe Style

I heard someone say recently that if you walk a few hundred yards in any direction in Tahoe, you’ll find a rock to climb...

Connecting to the outdoors at Outessa Summit

Outessa is a new outdoor adventure for women. Ladies, this isn’t a festival, it’s an outdoors retreat catering to women who love to recreate in...

Prowling Homewood’s back country

“Yes!” was my immediate, no-hesitation reply when asked if I would like to go skiing with Homewood Snowcat Adventures. HSA has been in the...


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