Winter

Winter Adventures

Winter

The call of back-country ice skating

Imagine effortlessly ice skating across a crystal-clear lake of pure glass. The air is cool on your exposed face as you glide by a...

First tracks at Northstar | A date with pristine, untracked groomers

The alarm rings, I squint one eye open and look at the time. Part of me wants to hit the snooze button and bury...

SkiDuck wants to bring all kids to the slopes

Imagine living in an area with world-class ski resorts but never being able to experience downhill skiing for snowboarding because it was too expensive....

Sugar Bowl: Birth of an Historic Ski Resort, Part III

It’s been 80 years since Sugar Bowl opened in December 1939 to become California’s first world-class ski area. Hannes Schroll, an Austrian immigrant who...

Snowshoe Tours and Stargazing

Tahoe Adventure Company offers guided Snowshoe Star Tours on Jan. 20 and Feb. 24 in area venues. The four-hour tour includes a 1- to...

Wild & Scenic Film Festival returns

The 18th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival will be from Jan. 16 to 20 in area venues in Grass Valley and Nevada City....

Moonlight Snowshoe Tour and Dinner

After the mountain closes and the winter moon rises, experience a snowshoe tour to the mid-mountain Chalet at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort for an...

Tahoe Sierra Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Guide | Winter 2019-20

This season's guide has everything you need to know about all the nordic ski and snowshoe areas in the Tahoe Sierra. Be prepared before...