Wildflowers & Waterfalls

Wildflower season in Tahoe changes weekly, sometimes daily, with flowers flourishing one day at lake level, moving to flourish in higher elevations the following...

Lola Montez: A hike into history, Part II

By Mark McLaughlin ·    Lower Lola Montez Lake At Donner Pass, fascinating history and stunning scenery combine to provide some of the most awe-inspiring walks and...

Alpenglow Mountain Festival celebrates outdoors

Photos courtesy Eric Seel  ·   Alpenglow Sports announces the second summer edition of the Alpenglow Mountain Festival from June 21 to 28. The 10-day festival...

Lola Montez Lakes: A hike into history, Part I

At Donner Pass, history and scenery combine to provide some of the most inspiring walks and hikes in the United States. Several years ago,...

Enjoy the locals’ side of Tahoe

The days are getting longer and the weather is warming up as summer is just around the corner. The Tahoe area offers plenty of...

Mountain festival highlights winter exploration

Alpenglow Sports (Josh Heli) · Exploring the Tahoe back country doesn’t have to stop when the snow starts to fly. The winter months open the...

Step back in time with Donner Party Hikes

Greg Palmer leds a hike on Donner Summit. He Has led a hike during the event for the past 17 years.  |  Tim Erskine...

Olympic Valley

Squaw Valley ski resort officially opened its doors in 1949 boasting what was considered the world’s longest chair lift at the time, but skiing...

Carnelian Bay & Tahoe Vista

Named for the semi-precious stones found in the area, Carnelian Bay was first popularized through Dr. Bourne’s Hygienic Establishment, a health spa that prescribed...

Explore Northstar

  Formerly known as the Timber Farm, Northstar California first opened its doors in December 1972. Designed by Austrian skier, mountaineer and key participant in...