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Tahoe Powder

  • Tahoe Powder 2015-16

    By The Weekly on February 10, 2016
      It’s always a good day in Tahoe While others were out hiking and mountain biking Tahoe’s trail, enjoying the waters on Big Blue and lavishing in the long, beautiful summer days, the Tahoe Powder staff was hard at work dreaming about the 2015-16 winter season and working on the next issue of Powder. OK, we did do all of […]
  • Calling the shots from Tahoe · Freeskiers find a voice

    By Jenn Sheridan on January 13, 2016
    Once the renegade faction of the ski world, freestyle skiing has come a long way from a group of adrenaline-fueled guys hucking backflips and breaking all the rules to growing into an organized sport that was most recently thrust into the spotlight of mainstream sports following the inclusion of halfpipe and slopestyle skiing in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. But […]
  • Tahoe Winter Bliss

    By The Weekly on January 13, 2016
    Lake Tahoe is defined by incredible beauty and seasonal change. Winter storms bundle Tahoe blue in fresh, white blankets, unifying and purifying everything with magic, sparkling light. The sun illuminates snow crystals dancing in the air, beckoning everyone to come explore outside. There are so many different ways to play in the snow; timeless, ageless and bringing out the kid […]
  • AR comes to the slopes

    By Katherine Hill on January 13, 2016
    The staff at Tahoe Powder was intrigued when a group of skiers who also happen to be engineers approached us at the SnowBomb Ski & Snowboard Festival in San Francisco in 2014 to tell us about their invention – GogglePal. Courtesy GogglePal GogglePal may be mounted on ski goggles and uses augmented reality technology to track and share one’s day […]
  • Saving winter · Pro athletes take on climate change

    By Jenn Sheridan on December 16, 2015
    Courtesy Protect Our Winters Read Tahoe Powder online now at TahoePowder.ski Back to school: Avalanche Training will save your life Coalition Snow: Women’s gear that doesn’t suck Ski clinics: Taking it to the next level A Tahoe Skier’s Horoscope   Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the 2015-16 winter issue of Tahoe Powder magazine. Read more at TahoePowder.ski. Protect […]
  • Taking it to the next level · Clinics improve skiing skills

    By Priya Hutner on December 16, 2015
    Winter is upon us and for those of us who love mountain life, it’s time to prepare for the slopes. Getting ready for ski season is exciting and with El Niño predictions, the promise of powder calls us to Tahoe. Alpine Skills International offers courses for downhill and back-country skiing and snowboarding, avalanche safety, ice climbing and more. | Courtesy […]
  • Back to school · Avalanche training will save your life

    By Tim Hauserman on December 16, 2015
      You wake up to a blue bird day, with 2 feet of fresh powder laying still on the mountains above Lake Tahoe. Your new back-country ski gear sits next to the front door and you can’t wait to enjoy your first day of skiing where the lifts don’t run. Lel Tone demonstrates how to search for someone buried by […]
  • Women’s gear that doesn’t suck

    By Jenn Sheridan on December 16, 2015
    Tired of the same-old shrink it and pink it model of design for women’s gear? Tahoe-based Coalition Snow set out to design women’s skis and snowboards that don’t suck. They started with asking women what they wanted from their gear and launched its first line in fall 2014 with the SOS all-mountain ski, the Abyss Powder ski and the Myth […]
  • A skier’s horoscope

    By The Weekly on December 16, 2015
     By Michael O’Connor Aries (Mar 21-Apr 20) You have entered a steep learning curve this season. Après-ski delights, or at least desires, will arrive with the first big dump. This hot pursuit will require some sharp turns. Confidence in your skills will be tested both on and off the slopes. Hot tub for two. Taurus (Apr 20-May 21) A short […]
  • Big Blue brews

    By Jenn Sheridan on December 2, 2015
    If you believe that nothing washes down a day on the slopes like a frosty, cold beer, but you’re not about to settle for a watered down glass of swill, you’re in luck. The craft beer movement has hit ski nation with the fury of a blizzard in January and, unlike the winter of 2014-15, it hasn’t skipped over Tahoe. […]