September snow spurs Tahoe powder frenzy

Tahoe received a second round of September snow on Sept. 16 that created a frenzy for Tahoe powder hounds like Christmas morning spurring talking...

Snowmobile rules issued for Tahoe National Forest

The Tahoe National Forest released the Draft Over-Snow Vehicle Use Designation Record of Decision (Draft Decision) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) on...

Reflecting on the changing ski industry

Rob Kautz has spent nearly 40 years at Sugar Bowl, with the last 27 years as its CEO. Following his recent retirement, Kautz sat...

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...

Tahoe ski resort closing dates

Due to the record-breaking snowfall this ski season, many Tahoe resorts are rethinking their closure dates. The snow packs remain high, even with sunny...

Call of the mountain | Building a career in the ski industry

There are people who come to Lake Tahoe to become ski bums for the winter and end up staying for years. The resort area...

Skibikes open downhill possibilities

If gliding down a ski slope while in a seated position piques your interest or the prospect of biking during winter without peddling fat...

How to ski for free (or cheap) this spring

  Winter’s not over yet; but if you didn’t purchase a season pass you might be missing out on some of the best skiing of...

2015 Winter Snowfall | Part I

By Mark McLaughlin ·   Don’t look now, but the 9 inches of snow that reportedly fell at the base of Squaw Valley on April 25...

Count Tahoe’s eagles

Volunteers are needed to help main 26 points throughout the Tahoe Basin to help with the Mid-Winter Bald Eagle Survey from 9 a.m. to...