Alpenglow Mountain Festival – Summer 2017

Alpenglow Mountain Festival – Summer 2017

5th annual event embodies mountain lifestyle in the North Lake Tahoe area June 17-25 Alpenglow Sports has announced the fifth annual summer edition of its Alpenglow Mountain Festival. The nine-day (June 17-25) North Lake Tahoe mountain-lifestyle festival, is a celebration of human-powered events, clinics, presentations and more. Geared for toward the beginner and intermediate mountain sports enthusiasts, the Alpenglow Mountain Festival will showcase some of the best activities Lake Tahoe has to offer including trail running, hiking, backpacking, lakeshore yoga, standup paddleboarding, rock climbing and natural history events. The nine-day festival has over 50 individual events to chose from! Driven by fun, community, health and education, the festival embodies the mountain lifestyle designed to inspire participants as they enjoy and explore the North Lake Tahoe outdoor playground with friends and family. The festival offers a wonderful range of activities through daily tours, presentations and natural history excursions for outdoor...
Ta-Hoe Nalu 2017

Ta-Hoe Nalu 2017

Ta-Hoe Nalu August 12-13, Kings Beach Ta-Hoe Nalu brings the feel of a traditional Hawaiian paddle festival to the spectacular Kings Beach on the north shore of Lake Tahoe August 12-13, 2017. Hundreds of competitors and thousands of spectators help create a party atmosphere in the High Sierra. Racing begins on Saturday morning and continues through to Sunday, with competitions in prone and stand-up paddling, as well as outrigger racing. Distances vary from the ten-mile long course event to two-mile beginner races. Throughout the weekend, attendees can check out the expo area and enjoy food and beverages. New for the 2017 event: First Stroke: a non-competitive fun guided paddle tour – no experience needed. Beginners and non-competitive paddlers welcome. Boards and paddles will be supplied for those needing them. Free entry in the 2-mile race on Sunday. Ta-Hoe Nalu Sprint Elimination Challenge. Free Starboard’s SUP Polo (inflatable SUP Polo...
Restorative Arts & Yoga Festival 2017

Restorative Arts & Yoga Festival 2017

Restorative Arts & Yoga Festival May 19-21, Tahoe City The first annual Restorative Arts and Yoga Festival features two days of workshops and classes led by local Tahoe practitioners, yoga instructors, and professionals. Hosted by Granlibakken Tahoe, a family-owned resort and conference center in the heart of a 74 acre valley just a short walk from Lake Tahoe, this one-of-a-kind event is designed for those just starting their yoga practice and experienced yogis alike. See what 6,300 feet can do for your soul. Rejuvenate and relax under the guidance of experienced Tahoe instructors. Join Ashley Aarti Cooper on an eco-meditation hike through the Tahoe pines, or enjoy a Yoga Nidra meditation with Lauri Glenn to re-center and align your intentions for your healthiest and happiest summer season yet. Most meals are included with the weekend fee of $240, as well as all of the workshops and social hours....
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 it slow and give themselves extra time on the roads. Cal Trans is an excellent resource for the most up-to-date information. Snow totals for Vail’s Tahoe resorts are as follows: Northstar California received 26” in the last 24 hours, 40” this month and 618” so far this season. Kirkwood received 14” in the last 24 hours, 23” this month and 601” so far this season. Heavenly received 20” in the last 24 hours, 38” this month and 594” so far this season. Enjoy, and be safe!...
High Fives Awards Empowerment Grants

High Fives Awards Empowerment Grants

Tahoe residents with life-altering injuries receive support from non-profit organization High Fives Athlete Jason Abraham skiing with Achieve Tahoe for the first time following his 2015 spinal cord injury. Photo: Chris Bartowski The High Fives Foundation is awarding Tahoe residents Taylor Fiddyment, Jason Abraham and Jeff Andrews board-approved Empowerment Grants totaling $14,820 to aid in their respective recoveries. Truckee resident Taylor Fiddyment was injured while riding a four-wheeler with friends in May 2011. Fiddyment’s goals have remained the same since entering the world of spinal cord injury recovery – to be the best person she can be, and spread joy and positivity to others. “My recovery goal is to be strong in body and mind,” said Fiddyment. “I want to make other people’s down days better.” Fiddyment received a grant for $4,560 to be used toward massage and chiropractic work to pair with her personal training at the CR...
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