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...

Short explores the future of freeheel skiing

The short film “Future Freeheel” features some of the most progressive telemark skiing to date. Long-time telemark athlete Ty Dayberry discusses his views about...

Skibikes open downhill possibilities

If gliding down a ski slope while in a seated position piques your interest or the prospect of biking during winter without peddling fat...

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...

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...

Project review open for Mt. Rose expansion

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Foresthas released the Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Atoma Area Expansion draft Record of Decision and final Environmental Impact Statement for a 45-day formal...

Science of snow | Forecasting avalanche conditions

“Know before you go” is the mantra of the Sierra Avalanche Center (SAC), an important resource for the back-country community. The organization, started in...

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...

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...

Backcountry Film Festival comes to Tahoe

Alpenglow Sports hosts the 13th Annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival on Dec. 1. Come welcome winter and support Sierra Watershed Education Partnerships...