Ice Skating, Live Music and Fireworks to Electrify Heavenly Village December 20-31 Cheer and excitement are bringing the ultimate holiday experience to Heavenly Mountain Resort this season, where twirling ice skaters, chainsaw-sculpted ice displays, and world-class fireworks will stir up the energy of the holiday season in Heavenly Village. Co-produced by Tahoe South, the fourth Continue Reading »
With Royal Gorge XC revitalized and Sugar Bowl celebrating its 75th season and a new lift, good times are piling up on Donner Summit By Pete Gauvin A few years ago, the Donner Summit area was suffering a terrible hangover. The recession and real estate melt down had sunk the future of the nation’s largest cross country ski Continue Reading »
A mountain bike mecca in summer, Tahoe’s east shore is just as spectacular in winter but much less crowded By Tim Hauserman Many adventurers in the summer and fall head to Spooner Summit on the east side of Lake Tahoe for epic riding or hiking on the Flume Trail. Some are not aware that this Continue Reading »
Sports, North Lake Tahoe’s premier backcountry ski and outdoor retailer for more than 30 years, has partnered with industry-leading outdoor manufacturers Black Diamond, Dynafit North America, Patagonia, and Marmot to create an unprecedented challenge for the region’s backcountry skiing community. “Tahoe’s consistently deep snowpack, long spring season and copious bluebird powder days have spawned a Continue Reading »
Northstar Sold to Vail Resorts Northstar-at-Tahoe has instantly raised its profile and market reach as a destination resort with its sale to Vail Resorts, industry insiders say. Vail, which also owns Heavenly on the South Shore, closed the purchase of Northstar in late October for $63 million from Booth Creek Resorts, which also owns Sierra-at-Tahoe Continue Reading »
Meeks Bay to Emerald Bay: 19 Miles of Forgivenes By Robert Frohlich There are times in every person’s life that demand a modest act of penance – like when you’ve been ill tempered to your sweetie, or been busted pretending to know the difference between trout flies or climbing copperheads. When you’ve behaved badly a Continue Reading »
Three All-Day MTB Epics from Bishop to Tahoe Story and photos by Seth Lightcap Though the dirt is decent and the rocks are wicked fun, one of the best things about mountain biking in the Sierra Nevada is the fact that there is a trail for any occasion. Whether you only have an hour to Continue Reading »
With snow conditions for steep lines gone sour with the warm temps,
Josh Dirksen finds adventure on our terrain park built close to basecamp.
Helicopter drops onto surreal Alaskan peaks, snow cat tours to misty Canadian mountains, snowmobile rides to wherever, whenever … Welcome to the fossil-fueled lifestyle of the ski and snowboard film industry for the last 20 years.