“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...

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...

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....

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...

Mountain festival highlights winter exploration

Alpenglow Sports (Josh Heli) · Exploring the Tahoe back country doesn’t have to stop when the snow starts to fly. The winter months open 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...

Eldorado opens comment period on OSV plan

The public comment period is open for the Eldorado National Forest’s OSV plan. Eldorado National Forest has released a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and...

Tahoe Powder 2015-16

It’s always a good day in Tahoe  |  While others were out hiking and mountain biking Tahoe’s trail, enjoying the waters on Big Blue...

Confronting the dangers of extreme sports · Robb Gaffney

Robb Gaffney is best known around Tahoe as the guy who wrote “Squallywood, A Guide to Squaw Valley’s Most Exposed Lines.” In other words,...

Nordic Ski Guide 2017-18

Lake Tahoe’s downhill resorts get the big press, but local cross-country ski areas are first class, as well. In fact, the cross-country ski venues...