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...

Alpenglow Mountain Festival

Josh Hejl ·  FEB. 22 - Fat Bike Challenge FEB. 25  - Film Festival The Alpenglow Mountain Festival returns from Feb. 21 to March 1 featuring avalanche instruction,...

Bewitched by the back country | Skiing with Jeremy Benson

“I loathe lift lines,” says “Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: California” guidebook author Jeremy Benson. “I can’t stand the powder frenzy. I like to...

Pounding granite on the Tahoe Rim Trail

  In the middle of a dusty section of the Tahoe Rim Trail in...

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...

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,...

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...

“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...

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...