Event Profiles

Check out these stellar events as featured in our magazine!

Lake Tahoe Women’s Wellness Weekend

Lake Tahoe Women’s Wellness Weekend

Lake Tahoe Women’s Wellness Weekend Tahoe City, November 12-13, 2016 Granlibakken Resort hosts the annual Lake Tahoe Women’s Wellness Weekend (WWW), November 12-13, 2016. This long loved program is alive with a complete schedule of speakers, exercise classes, vendor booths, health fair, food and wine. Medical doctors and health professionals present information on nutrition, hormone therapy, sexual health, brain health, will & trust, and the benefits of laughter. The event starts on Saturday with an optional yoga class (7:30am) and ends with the beloved health fair. WWW is $120.00, additional charge for lodging and continuing education credit. Book now at granlibakken.com or contact shawnalee@granlibakken.com for more information....
Vendée Globe: “Everest of Endurance Sport on the Seas”

Vendée Globe: “Everest of Endurance Sport on the Seas”

Elite sailing race sends competitors around the world … nonstop and alone By Martha Blanchfield British skipper Alex Thomson during training for the Vendée Globe 2016. Photo: Cleo Barnham / Hugo Boss • Vendée Globe Images. The concept of the Vendée Globe is simple and easy to understand. You sail around the world alone without stopping and without assistance. The Vendée Globe remains the only non-stop solo round the world race without assistance. It’s a voyage to the ends of the sea and deep down into a sailor’s soul. The eighth edition commences from the west coast of France at Les Sables d’Olonne on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 08:50am local time. Competitor boats hit the start line at 12:02pm local time. Termed the Everest of endurance sport on the seas, only a scant 138 sailors have crossed the start line; merely 71 have crossed the finish. This tally...
A Singletrack Mind’s Santa Cruz MTB Core Fundamentals Clinic

A Singletrack Mind’s Santa Cruz MTB Core Fundamentals Clinic

Santa Cruz MTB Core Fundamentals Clinic Wilder Ranch State Park in Santa Cruz • October 29-30 The rain has ushered in the awesome, tracky trails of fall riding in Santa Cruz County. A Singletrack Mind wants to take YOU to those trails to teach you MTB core fundamentals. Sign up now and get $100 off by entering “fall100” promo code at registration. GET SPOOKY ON THE TRAIL WITH SINGLETRACK MIND’S SANTA CRUZ MTB SKILLS CLINIC Pre-Halloween weekend Oct 29-30! Santa Cruz Weekend MTB Clinics – Core Fundamentals When: Oct 29-30, 2016 • Saturday Clinic; Sunday Clinic and Ride – 9am-4pm+ Where: Wilder Ranch State Park Core MTB Fundamentals – 2-day weekend (14 hrs), set curriculum to master and improve your bike skills. Learn solid foundation skill such as cornering, braking, slow speed, balance, body position, wheel lifts, variance of the skills, switch backs, basic drops, vision, and more. Our core...
Teal Stetson-Lee’s Women’s MTB Ride Weekend in the Lost Sierra

Teal Stetson-Lee’s Women’s MTB Ride Weekend in the Lost Sierra

Teal Stetson-Lee’s Women’s MTB Ride Weekend in the Lost Sierra October 21-22, 2016 • Nakoma Resort, Clio Teal Stetson-Lee (contributed). Ride, wine and dine in the Lost Sierra with pro mountain biker Teal Stetson-Lee on October 21-22, 2016. This sweet women’s ride weekend is a stay-and-cycle package hosted by Nakoma Resort and will hit the trails that make up the Downieville Downhill. Get in one more weekend of Sierra riding before Mother Nature and her Old Man Winter do their thing. The ride package includes a Friday evening of appetizers and a libation or two with your riding compatriots as well as two nights in the super-luxe Lodge at Nakoma. On Saturday you’ll shuttle to Packer Saddle and explore fantastic singletrack, enjoy a picnic lunch followed by a gourmet dinner with Teal in Nakoma’s stunning restaurant designed by Frank Lloyd-Wright.  Along with the no-hassle, door-to-door shuttle, you can...
Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour 2016

Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour 2016

Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour November 12 • Santa Cruz Photo: Contributed Press Release // Santa Cruz, CA – Mountainfilm on Tour brings inspiration and education about important issues to audiences around the world. The tour will soon visit Santa Cruz at the Rio Theatre on November 12, 2016 with documentary films that will explore the themes connected to Telluride Mountainfilm’s mission to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. Started in 1979, Telluride Mountainfilm is one of America’s longest-running film festivals. Through the years, in and out of trends and fads, the festival has always been best described by one unchanging word: inspiring. In addition to screening leading independent documentary films from around the world, the festival includes a full-day symposium on a contemporary issue, art and photography exhibits, early morning coffee talks, outdoor programs, a book-signing party, an ice cream...
Warren Miller Film Tour 2016: “Here, There & Everywhere”

Warren Miller Film Tour 2016: “Here, There & Everywhere”

Warren Miller Film Tour 2016: Here, There & Everywhere Photo: Hank de Vre This fall, Warren Miller releases its 67th film, Here, There & Everywhere. The 67th installment brings the thrill of action snowsports to enthusiasts everywhere, as the world’s most accomplished skiers and snowboarders scour the globe for untracked powder and the pursuit of adventure. Narration by Olympic gold medalist Jonny Moseley, and on-screen interviews with the legendary Warren Miller deliver the nostalgia of skiing’s roots and a zeal for discovering new terrain. Venture with world-renowned athletes JT Holmes, Jeremy Jones, Seth Wescott, Jess McMillan, Ingrid Backstrom, Marcus Caston, Wendy Fisher, Tyler Ceccanti, Kaylin Richardson and others as they push the boundaries of their talent on snowcapped peaks, vast glaciers and towering, big-air jumps. Globe-trotting from the U.S. and Canadian Rockies to sparsely populated lands like Greenland and the Swiss Alps, these skiers and snowboarders prove that the...
Mermaid Run San Francisco 2016

Mermaid Run San Francisco 2016

Mermaid Run San Francisco November 13 • San Francisco Soak in the best views of San Francisco with the Mermaid! Choose from the challenging Sirena 10-mile run that crosses the Golden Gate Bridge or the flat and fast 5k, 10k that take you around Crissy Field. All distances include classic views of San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate Bridge, and San Francisco skyline. Register early to guarantee your spot at the start line. Can’t make it to the race but you still want to join in the fun? Check out the event’s Virtual Mermaid run options. Mermaids receive a stylish race shirt, finisher necklace, and medal. For more information, visit mermaidseries.com....
SnowBomb Ski & Snowboard Festival 2016

SnowBomb Ski & Snowboard Festival 2016

SnowBomb Ski & Snowboard Festival October 29-30, San Jose • November 5-6, San Francisco • November 12-13, Sacramento In celebration of its 11-year anniversary, SnowBomb Ski and Snowboard Festival will offer free general admission to the public for their 2016 festivals. SnowBomb founder Jim McAlpine explains, “After numerous years of poor conditions in Northern California, we want to reinvigorate the skiers and snowboarders in the Bay Area and Sacramento. Our festivals are lifestyle events and we encourage anyone who enjoys actions sports to enjoy our festivals. By eliminating the entry fee we are opening the doors to all who have ever been curious about the event and to amp up the public for this year’s ski season.” An additional upgrade to a “Powder Pass” can be purchased at the door for $25 and includes three lift tickets to local resorts Sierra-at-Tahoe, Bear Valley, and China Peak for the 2015/16...
Biketoberfest Marin 2016

Biketoberfest Marin 2016

Biketoberfest Marin October 15 • Fairfax Photo: Eric Harger Biketoberfest is a free celebration of bikes, music, food and family fun — and a stellar brewfest! This fun-filled celebration is for everyone, including commuters, roadies, mountain bikers, BMXers, fixies, cargo-carriers, e-bikers, touring aficionados and even the bike-curious! This annual event raises funds for the Marin County Bicycle Coalition (MCBC) and Access4Bikes (A4B) and their work to continue to improve on- and off-road bicycling conditions and access in Marin County. Taking place in downtown Fairfax – one of the Bay Area’s most popular bicycling destinations and home of the Marin Museum of Bicycling & Mountain Bike Hall of Fame – the event features group road and mountain bike rides, live music, great food, e-bike test rides, family activities, a bicycle carousel (just what it sounds like!), dozens of bicycle, component, nutrition, and athletic attire exhibitors, and 20 West Coast brewers...
Event Profiles: Oct/Nov 2016

Event Profiles: Oct/Nov 2016

A sneak peek at some of the season’s best upcoming events Photo: Hank de Vre Warren Miller PREMIERE: “Here, There & Everywhere” This fall, Warren Miller releases its 67th film, Here, There & Everywhere. The 67th installment brings the thrill of action snowsports to enthusiasts everywhere, as the world’s most accomplished skiers and snowboarders scour the globe for untracked powder and the pursuit of adventure. Narration by Olympic gold medalist Jonny Moseley, and on-screen interviews with the legendary Warren Miller deliver the nostalgia of skiing’s roots and a zeal for discovering new terrain. Venture with world-renowned athletes JT Holmes, Jeremy Jones, Seth Wescott, Jess McMillan, Ingrid Backstrom, Marcus Caston, Wendy Fisher, Tyler Ceccanti, Kaylin Richardson and others as they push the boundaries of their talent on snowcapped peaks, vast glaciers and towering, big-air jumps. Globe-trotting from the U.S. and Canadian Rockies to sparsely populated lands like Greenland and...
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