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Be kind to the back country 

Aside from the enormous deep blue lake that is the center of it all, the Lake Tahoe region is also blessed with copious quantities...

Prowling Homewood’s back country

“Yes!” was my immediate, no-hesitation reply when asked if I would like to go skiing with Homewood Snowcat Adventures. HSA has been in the...

It Takes a Village to Build a Trail

The next time you’re cruising down a perfectly sculpted trail with crystal-clear views of Lake Tahoe in the distance, take a moment to silently...

Doug Read

Doug Read is a powerful skier, ice skater, bike rider, builder and wood carver of everything, from the benches and tables at Tahoe Cross...

Mountain heroes · Tahoe Nordic Search & Rescue

Since 1976, the Tahoe Nordic Search & Rescue team has been heading out in blinding blizzards in the middle of the night. They seek...

Tahoe Powder 2014-15

Tahoe Powder is the only ski and snowboard lifestyle magazine about Tahoe. In the winter 2014-15 edition readers may explore Tahoe from its 15...

The feast and famine of writing about skiing

Making a living as a professional ski bum is tough. The pay is poor, if it exists at all, and the work is unpredictable....

Tahoe locals · The characters you’ll meet

By Jenn Sheridan So, you want to live in Tahoe? You made the decision. For better or worse, you’re going to live in Tahoe. Whether it’s...

Welcome home from the top of the world

Adrian Ballinger and Emily Harrington returned home two weeks from the day they left Tahoe after attaining their goal to summit Cho Oyu, the...

Keeping us safe in the mountains | Lel Tone

By Tim Hauserman   Lel, front, teaches proper technique of finding a person swept away by an avalanche during a workshop. | Tim Hauserman   A few years...