Sugar Bowl to invest $8M in snowmaking

Sugar Bowl Resort will be expanding its snowmaking system during the summer for the 2018-19 winter season. The first $3 million of an $8...

Tahoe ski resorts extend winter season

Tahoe ski resorts are extending the season into mid-April and beyond thanks to heavy snowfalls in March. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows has extending its...

Back-country access | It’s a waiting game

It was a bluebird day and they came from miles around to ski untouched powder. Once the 15 or 20 legal parking spots were...

Memories of Granlibakken

Granlibakken Tahoe has completed a blog series based on first-hand accounts of people who have skied and spent time at Granlibakken through the years. This...

Wayne Poulsen and the Rifle Peak Project

In the 1930s, North Lake Tahoe missed out on a proposed state-of-the-art, European-style ski resort perched on the mountains above today’s Incline Village, Nev....

Collapse of Squaw Valley’s Blyth Arena, Part II

Blyth Memorial Arena, built for the 1960 Winter Olympics, was innovatively designed with an active system to make the roof shed snow unlike most...

Collapse of Squaw Valley’s Blyth Arena, Part I

Among some longtime locals, the collapse of Squaw Valley’s Blyth Arena on March 29, 1983, is a legendary tale of conspiracy, mystery and subterfuge....

Beautiful spring Tahoe days

Spring has sprung in Tahoe with great skiing conditions thanks to a deep snowpack brought in the last month and beautiful, warm sunny days...

Ski touring in the Carson Pass back country

The forecast was not promising. We’d received more than 6 feet of fresh snow that came in three waves over the last four days....

Know Before You Go | Avalanche training for back-country travels

Do you know what zastrugi is? How familiar are you with firnspiegel? Can you describe the process of faceting? What would you do if...