Backcountry Skiing

Warren Miller Film Tour 2017: Line of Descent

Warren Miller Film Tour 2017: Line of Descent

Tickets go on sale nationally for this year’s cinematic journey September 12 The lineage of mountain lifestyle continues in Warren Miller Entertainment’s 68th full-length feature film, Line of Descent, presented by Volkswagen. In this year’s film, WME...
Video: A Ten on the Day

Video: A Ten on the Day

The inaugural California Decathlon The California Decathlon from Dave Zook on Vimeo.   By Dave Zook In 1912 at the Olympics in Stockholm, King Gustav of Sweden told the American Jim Thorpe, “You sir, are the world’s greatest athlete.” Thorpe had just won the...
Adventure Photographer

Adventure Photographer

Striking the balance between being an athlete and an artist Words and photos by Joshua Kasumovic Robert Gusich climbs an unknown 5.10 crack at Lake Hodges in San Diego. It is a sunny Southern California day in early spring. A cool breeze at my back, carrying the...
Eastside Spring Skiing

Eastside Spring Skiing

A record snow year creates opportunities for backcountry bliss By Leonie Sherman Reaching the pass was a relief after 3,300 feet of climbing. Earning turns skiing up Gardisky Creek drainage (Daniel Kangas). Right now every river in California is a churning torrent,...
Scoring a Ten

Scoring a Ten

Josh Daiek and Abe Greenspan complete a second multi-peak tour By Dave Zook South Lake resident Josh Daiek likes skiing — and all types of it. From cutting his teeth on the gnarled steeps of Kirkwood, to winning the Freeskiing World Tour to filming award winning video...
Vail Reports 600 Inches at Tahoe Resorts This Season

Vail Reports 600 Inches at Tahoe Resorts This Season

The snow keeps coming at Northstar, Kirkwood and Heavenly Photo taken at Heavenly March 5, 2017. Happy snowy Monday from Lake Tahoe! March Madness is taking effect as Northstar and Kirkwood both cross the 600-inch mark for the season! Vail Resorts asks guests to take...
Alpenglow Mountain Festival 2017

Alpenglow Mountain Festival 2017

Alpenglow Mountain Festival February 18-26, North Lake Tahoe Photo: Scott Rokis Alpenglow Sports’ fourth winter Alpenglow Mountain Festival, presented by DPS Skis, is a nine-day festival in North Lake Tahoe that celebrates human-powered mountain sports, events,...
Earning Mount Tom

Earning Mount Tom

A worthy objective for Sierra ski mountaineers By Josh Pearlman Local mountain guide Howie Schwartz California dreamin’ in short sleeves (Peter Clark). Mount Tom is situated in the middle of the southern Sierra Nevada. This area – known simply as the “Eastside” –...
Canine Snow Safety

Canine Snow Safety

8 things to consider before backcountry skiing with your dog By Court Brock Nacho enjoys the rewards of the climb as much as his human. View: Desolation Wilderness from Maggie’s Peak (Jeff Glass). They say that a dog is man’s best friend. And what’s better than a day...
Tahoe Backcountry Women

Tahoe Backcountry Women

Backcountry leaders share their passion By Brennan Lagasse Photo: Brennan Lagasse As backcountry skiing has continued to grow in popularity throughout the Lake Tahoe Basin, educator and community leader Whitney Foehl saw the need for a women’s specific group. Joined...
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