Climbing the walls

By Jenn Sheridan ·  It OK to let the stormy weather trap you inside sometimes. You don’t have to miss out on being active or...

Alpenglow Expeditions to open Via Ferrata at Squaw

Alpenglow Expeditions, a North Lake Tahoe area-based guide service, will soon begin construction of two Via Ferrata climbing routes up Tram Face at Squaw...

Fred Beckey: Dirtbag or legend?

Fred Beckey is the original American “Dirtbag” climber whose name has evoked mystery, adulation and vitriol since the 1940s. Beckey’s stubborn, singular quest to...

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...

Reel Rock film tour comes to Tahoe

The Reel Rock 13 film tour comes to the North Shore on Nov. 2 with a showing of this year’s rock climbing films at...

Trail work complete at Black Wall

The Truckee Donner Land Trust and its partners have completed significant improvements to the trail to the Black Wall climbing area, ensuring the trail...

Endless Summer Fun

The Memorial Day Weekend kicks off summer in Tahoe and ends when fall colors descend on the Sierra. The next four months are the...

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 ultimate summer bucket list

Memorial Day Weekend signals the beginning of summer in Tahoe and Truckee. Bright, sunny days and fresh, mountain air beckon all to enjoy all...

“Dawn Wall” coming to Tahoe

American rock climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson captivated the world with their effort to climb The Dawn Wall, a seemingly impossible 3,000 foot...