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...

“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...

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...

UPDATE: Back-country access

Agencies work together to plan projects around recreation access An Oct. 23 public meeting to discuss options for back-country access along the West Shore was...

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...

Know Before You Go | Avalanche training for back-country travels

Do you know what zastrugi is? How familiar are you with firnspiegel? Can you describe the process of faceting? What would you do if...

Back-country access | It’s a waiting game

It was a bluebird day and they came from miles around to ski untouched powder. Once the 15 or 20 legal parking spots were...

Accessing Tahoe’s public lands

The 2016-17 season has been one of the largest snow seasons Lake Tahoe has experienced in years as Tahoe ski resorts have reported anywhere...

First-person experiences in the back country

The Tahoe Weekly has been covering the ongoing issues with back-country access and parking throughout the Tahoe Basin since fall 2015. Back-country skiers recently...

Enter Kirkwood Deep contest

Kirkwood Mountain Resort is now accepting submissions for the 6th annual Kirkwood Deep Riders Awards. Skiers and riders can submit their photo or video...