Squaw Valley Tram | A ride into history

By Mark McLaughlin  ·   Five months from now, Squaw Valley will celebrate the 65th anniversary of the opening of the ski area in November 1949,...

Alpenglow Mountain Festival celebrates outdoors

Photos courtesy Eric Seel  ·   Alpenglow Sports announces the second summer edition of the Alpenglow Mountain Festival from June 21 to 28. The 10-day festival...

1880: Snowiest April Ever, Part III

Author’s Note: This article is adapted from, “Snowbound: Historic Tahoe-Sierra Winters,” a book in progress scheduled for release in 2014 by Mic Mac Publishing. In...

A Top 10 Tahoe-Truckee Winter, Part II

Author’s Note: This article is adapted from “Snowbound: Historic Tahoe-Sierra Winters,” a book in progress scheduled for release in 2014 by Mic Mac Publishing. The...

Coalition Snow: Gear for & by women

Debra Scolnick takes some runs at Heavenly on the new Coalition Snow skis.  · Jennifer Gurecki wants to give women a voice in designing ski...

Tahoe’s best spring skiing

The sun is out and the snow is getting soft, which, by all accounts, indicates it must be time for spring skiing. So, here’s...

A Top 10 Tahoe-Truckee Winter, Part I

Author’s Note: This article is adapted from, “Snowbound: Legendary Tahoe-Sierra Winters,” by Mic Mac Publishing. The winter of 1880 was a wild roller coaster of...

Making mountain life accessible for all

Photos courtesy Disabled Sports USA Far West · In 1997, Roger Bartley was in a car accident that resulted in a traumatic brain injury. He...

Shooting & Skiing

Courtesy Tahoe Cross Country · Hopefully, you had the opportunity to see a bit of the biathlon in the recently completed Winter Olympics in Sochi,...

The Great Sierra Snow Blockade, Part II

In contrast to a common spring weather adage, March came in like a lamb this year, not like a lion. And, at this time...