Riding fat | Explore Tahoe’s snowy trails by bike

It’s a frosty January morning when I arrive at The BackCountry. I’m not talking about the millions of acres of wilderness and national forest...

Snowshoe through Tahoe National Forest

For a guided snowshoe tour through the beauty of Tahoe National Forest, meet at Clair Tappaan Lodge on Saturdays in February and March. The...

Olympic Heritage Trail groomed and open

Cross-country skiers can follow the Olympic Heritage Trail, which is groomed every Monday and Friday, as conditions allow, as part of the trail system...

Dramatic views await on Castle Rock

A relatively easy snowshoe or cross-country ski trip leads to a stunningly beautiful view of Lake Tahoe from one of the basin’s lesser-known prominences...

Snowshoe to the Eclipse

The Tahoe Sierra will join the rest of North and South America in being treated to a full lunar eclipse on Jan. 20. While...

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...

The debate over snowmobile access | Forest Service eye plans on snowmobiles

Local snowmobilers are biting their gloves in anticipation of the U.S. Forest Service’s release of its final decision regarding the use of snowmobiles and...

Plumas snowmobile plan comments extended due to Camp Fire

Plumas National Forest officials will extend the public comment period on the district's  Over-Snow Vehicle plan at least two weeks due to the Camp...

Practice with your avalanche beacon

Alpenglow Sports will host three community avalanche beacon seminars and practice sessions with Mammut on Nov. 16 and Dec. 11 and Black Diamond on...