Sierra Avalanche Center is Our Lifeline

October 25, 2021

Backcountry skiing and riding are sweet! Avalanches are not. Don’t get caught. […]

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So Lake Tahoe Christmas Bird Count Dec 15

October 23, 2021

The South Lake Tahoe Christmas Bird Count is your chance to do some birding in the winter, and contribute to the largest, longest running citizen science program in the world. Novices to experts are all welcome for this fun winter event that focuses the 7.5 mile radius count circle on the Upper Truckee River mouth at […]

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Birding at Lake Tahoe with TINS

October 15, 2021

As we transition into winter, Tahoe can see large numbers of migrating waterfowl, sparrows and finches shuffling around, and more eagles – the annual Tahoe Big Year by Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS) should bring a couple more months of great birding!  Join Will Richardson for bird watching walks to introduce us to the […]

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Martin Hollay and a Lifetime of Skiing and Glove Making

October 3, 2021

South Shore ski legend and glove maker, Martin Hollay, turns 101 with celebration at Tahoe’s SNOW Sports Museum […]

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Olympic Nordic Trails at Sugar Pine Point State Park

September 4, 2021

Did you know that Sugar Pine Point State Park is the site of the first-ever Olympic Biathlon event held as part of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games at Squaw? […]

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Tahoe Star Tours with Astronomer Poet Tony Berendsen

June 18, 2021

Lake Tahoe’s crystal clear dark nights are perfect for star gazing and there’s no better guide than poet-astronomer Tony Berendsen, owner to Tahoe Star Tours. […]

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72 Miles of Pure Liquid Fun along the Lake Tahoe Water Trail

May 17, 2021
    Water Sports

The Lake Tahoe Water Trail is an endless 72-mile water route along the shoreline that connects public launch and landing sites, and features water safety and stewardship tips to help paddlers have a safe and fun adventure. […]

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Sugar Pine Planting Calendar

May 12, 2021

Help the Sugar Pine Foundation plant healthy, fungus-resistant sugar pines at these upcoming planting events.  […]

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Exposed Ski Lines caught in Squallywood Book by Robb Gaffney

February 6, 2021

If you liked the 1st edition, you’ll love the 2nd.


A Guide to Squaw Valley’s Most Exposed Lines by Robb Gaffney, MD.


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Long Live the Real Skiers by Gary Bell

November 24, 2020

So you have your new super fat twin tip skis or that new board with rocker.

You can ride switch all day long, throw down corked threes in the big pipe, you’ve dropped the cross on Mount Tallac, won a race or two during gay week and skied Powderhouse in the full moon! […]

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The Ski Bum Life by Gary Bell

November 2, 2020

Someone asked me the other day if I was a ski bum. This was a question that had me standing there going, “huh well uh.” […]

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Robb Gaffney M.D. Author & Ski Icon

January 22, 2020

Robb Gaffney M.D. began studying the slopes of Squaw Valley when he was in college. He has skied Squaw for more than 25 years and is the author of Squallywood – A Guide to Squaw Valley’s Most Exposed Lines. […]

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