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Tahoe City, CA
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Pushing the limits · Duo attempts 27,000’ rapid ascent

UPDATE: The pair will attempt the final push to the summit on Oct. 1. Follow their progress at facebook.com/TheTahoeWeekly. What compels a couple to push...

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...

Embrace the outdoors at Alpenglow Mountain Festival

Alpenglow Sports hosts the fourth annual summer edition of the Alpenglow Mountain Festival from June 18 to 26 around North Lake Tahoe. The nine-day...

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....

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...

Taking skiers to the next level | Chris & Jenny Fellows

Chris and Jenny Fellows co-founded the Tahoe based, North American Ski Training Center (NASTC) in 1994, and for the last 20 years the couple...

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,...

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...

Mountain Festival celebrates human power

The Alpenglow Mountain Festival returns with a nine-day celebration of human-powered mountain sports, events, clinics, equipment demos, presentations, film and more from Feb. 20...

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...