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Event Profiles: Issue 107

Event Profiles: Issue 107

Featured upcoming events Alpenglow Mountain Festival February 16-24, Lake Tahoe & Truckee Alpenglow Mountain Festival is a nine-day celebration of human-powered mountain sports, events, clinics, equipment demonstrations, critically acclaimed films and more. This...
Ear to the Ground: Issue 107

Ear to the Ground: Issue 107

News & notes from the outdoor industry Bianca Valenti makes 2018 “Most Accomplished Athletes” list Outside Magazine has named San Francisco based big wave surfer Bianca Valenti one of 2018’s most accomplished athletes. Other outdoor athletes recognized...
Gear We Love: Issue 107

Gear We Love: Issue 107

Goodies for your active lifestyle 1. Fireside Outdoor Pop Up Fire Pit with Heat Shield Imagine being able to set up a fire pit anywhere in less than a minute. That’s the cool thing about the Pop Up Fire Pit from Fireside Outdoor: it packs into a small bag and sets up...
Doug Read

Doug Read

A Tahoe City Nordic ski legend faces his toughest rescue yet: himself By Tim Hauserman Long time Tahoe local Doug Read was one of the original founders of the Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team back in 1976 and served as its President for eight years. As a member of...
Heavenly’s Gunbarrel 25

Heavenly’s Gunbarrel 25

How I got dropped by an eight-year-old during this old school ski race By Kurt Gensheimer Photos courtesy Ben and Amy Fish I never realized how bad of a bump skier I was until I attempted the Gunbarrel 25 at Heavenly in South Lake Tahoe on March 31, 2018. The event,...
SnowPals Makes Bay Area to Tahoe Ride Sharing Easy

SnowPals Makes Bay Area to Tahoe Ride Sharing Easy

San Francisco Bay Area snow sports community celebrates twenty years of sharing enjoyment of Tahoe’s winter wonderland while advocating for the environment SnowPals — the largest snow sports community (with 8,000+ members) on the west coast — is celebrating its...
Alpenglow Mountain Festival 2019

Alpenglow Mountain Festival 2019

Lake Tahoe & Truckee • February 16-24, 2019 alpenglowsports.com/mountainfestival Alpenglow Mountain Festival is a nine-day celebration of human-powered mountain sports, events, clinics, equipment demonstrations, critically acclaimed films and more. This year...
Snowbound: Winter Resort Guide 2018-2019

Snowbound: Winter Resort Guide 2018-2019

Winter is here and it is time to hit the slopes. Here’s a guide to help you keep track of the best spots in California/Nevada to get your turns in! Featured Resorts Heavenly Mountain Resort Town South Lake Tahoe / Stateline NV Avg Snowfall 360” Skiable Acres...
Gift Giving Guide 2018

Gift Giving Guide 2018

Give the gift of adventure this holiday season Check out the stellar gift ideas below that are sure to be big hits with the adventure enthusiasts on your list. PLUS enter win sweet stash from many of these companies! Learn more here:...