Snowboarding

Getting Dropped by an 8-Year-Old at the Heavenly Gunbarrel 25

Getting Dropped by an 8-Year-Old at the Heavenly Gunbarrel 25

Whirlwind ski event features some of the biggest and meanest moguls in the west By Kurt Gensheimer 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, founded in 2004 by ski...
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...
High Fives Grants Record Amount to Injured Athletes

High Fives Grants Record Amount to Injured Athletes

Foundation experiences largest grant cycle since inception High Fives grant recipient Jeff Andrews from Truckee. In September 2017, the High Fives Foundation experienced its largest grant cycle since its inception in 2009, granting $110,578.89 to 22 injured mountain...
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