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...

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....

Adventures in Emerald Bay Chutes

It’s a misty morning in Glenshire as I set out for the West Shore on a week day. The cold air is still trapped...

Comment on Plumas National Forest OSV plan

The public comment period is now open regarding the U.S. Forest Service over-snow vehicle plans (motorized vehicles like snowmobiles and UTVs) for the Plumas...

No boundaries at Sugar Bowl

At 1,200 acres with 1,500 vertical feet, Sugar Bowl may seem like one of the smaller resorts in California, but its open boundary policy...

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...

Avalanche skills essential for back-country users

It’s already a full house at Alibi Ale Works in Truckee when Tahoe Mountain Sports business owner and recently-elected Truckee town councilman David Polivy...

Plumas OSV open houses rescheduled

Two open houses have been rescheduled for the Plumas National Forest Over-snow Vehicle Use Designation Project. The new dates are Jan. 8 in Quincy...

“Originate” features Truckee’s Michelle Parker

Go back-country skiing with Michelle Parker in the new Web series “Originate.” The first three episodes are now available at redbull.com Episode 1: “Backstory” The...

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...