Tag Archives: xc skiing

Fresh Hope on the Summit

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 »

Scenic Sliding at Spooner Lake XC

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 »