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1960 Winter Olympics Anniversary, Part IV

Hockey practice outside unfinished Blyth Arena, circa 1959. | Courtesy Mark McLaughlinDue to European concerns regarding changed and unapproved ski course layouts for the...

Tahoe cross-country trails groomed; ski areas closed

Some Tahoe ski areas have closed amid growing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. Some closures are only a few days to a...

Granlibakken Tahoe | Historic ski resort going strong and open

NOTE: As of March 18, Granlibakken is open for sledding and downhill skiing (the lift is down temporarily, but skinning uphill is available with...

1960 Winter Olympics Anniversary, Part III

In 1955, Alex Cushing, president of Squaw Valley Ski Corp., came out of nowhere to boldly snatch the 1960 Winter Olympics away from the...

Weekend system moving into Tahoe

A cold storm system will move into the Tahoe Sierra on Saturday, with snow fall of up to 12" by Sunday and up to...

Snowmaking, mountain improvements at Squaw, Alpine

Alterra Mountain Company plans to invest $223 million in capital improvements across its 15 North American mountain destinations for the upcoming year. This plan...

Explore Heavenly with a Ranger

On a bluebird day in South Lake Tahoe, skiers and snowboarders are sliding down the nicely groomed slopes at Heavenly Mountain Resort. With a...

Tahoe Donner Downhill | Family favorite for generations of skiers

Heading west on Northwoods Boulevard in Truckee on a bright, winter day, I see a small mountain through the windshield. There lies a wide...

1960 Winter Olympics Anniversary | Part II

The 1960 Winter Olympics, held at Squaw Valley 60 years ago, are considered to be among the most successful and innovative Winter Games ever....

Subaru Winterfest visits Tahoe

Subaru WinterFest is a one-of-a-kind concert and mountain lifestyle tour where skiers, snowboarders, friends and families come together to share their love for all...