Backcountry Skiing

The Great Ski Race Cancelled but Fundraising Party is On

The Great Ski Race Cancelled but Fundraising Party is On

Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team (TNSAR) cancels race due to lack of snow; throws party to support fundraising efforts instead The Great Ski Race The Great Ski Race 2018 has been cancelled because of a lack of snow. Furthermore, the snow forecast is discouraging...
EPiC: Saving Lives

EPiC: Saving Lives

Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center teaches skills and vigilance By Leonie Sherman Josh Feinberg, one of ESAC’s three forecasters, tests the sensitivity of a recently deposited snow layer with an Extended Column Test (ESAC). Veteran ski patroller Josh Feinberg didn’t...
Ming Poon: the Path from Beijing Businessman to Pro Photographer

Ming Poon: the Path from Beijing Businessman to Pro Photographer

Tahoe-based athlete and cameraman Poon applies the hard-work ethic he learned in China’s capital to his photography business By Chris Van Leuven Brennan Lagasse captures Poon and Jeremy Jones at the office on a particularly beautiful sunrise (Brennan Lagasse). It...
Tahoe Snow Report

Tahoe Snow Report

Happy Winter from Lake Tahoe — big thanks to Vail Resorts for this much desired snow report! (January 11, 2018) The ski and ride season is underway — Tahoe received over a foot of new snow this past week and Kirkwood is currently experiencing surprise snowfall....
Alpenglow Mountain Festival Registration Opens Friday January 12

Alpenglow Mountain Festival Registration Opens Friday January 12

 Nine-day festival featuring 75+ individual snowsports events returns to Tahoe February 17-25 Photo: Scott Rokis Photography Alpenglow Sports has announced its fifth winter Alpenglow Mountain Festival, presented by Outdoor Research and DPS Skis. The nine-day festival...
Gift Giving Guide 2017

Gift Giving Guide 2017

Gear, events and services that are sure to please the adventure lover on your list   COSTANOA Off Season Bungalow and Lodge King Pass. Great Holiday Gifts Lodge King Weekday $159 Lodge King Weekend $189 Cypress Bungalow Weekday $85 Cypress Bungalow Weekend $125...
Glacier Point

Glacier Point

Learn to love winter camping this Solstice By Leonie Sherman The Glacier Point Ski Hut in snowy splendor (Yosemite Hospitality). The winter solstice is coming! December 22 will be two seconds longer than December 21, and within a month we’ll be gaining a minute and a...
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