Exposed Ski Lines caught in Squallywood Book by Robb Gaffney

February 6, 2019

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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Olympic Nordic Trails at Sugar Pine Point State Park

February 4, 2019

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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Robb Gaffney M.D. Author & Ski Icon

January 22, 2019

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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The GREAT Ski Race March 3

January 3, 2019

The fastest time to ski from Tahoe City to Truckee is 1 hour and 7 minutes to race 30 kilometers or 18.43 miles. Shizam! It all began in 1976 with only 66 racers. […]

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The Life of Skiing Legend Glen Plake Nov 28 at Squaw

November 25, 2018

Glen Plake has dedicated his whole life to skiing, becoming a local and global legend of extreme sports. […]

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Sierra Avalanche Center is Our Lifeline


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

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Long Live the Real Skiers by Gary Bell

November 24, 2018

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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So Lake Tahoe Christmas Bird Count Dec 16

November 23, 2018

The South Lake Tahoe Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 16th, will be held from 8am until sundown, is a chance to do some birding in the winter, socialize with other birders and contribute to the largest, longest running citizen science program in the world. Novices to experts are all welcome for this fun winter […]

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Getting Lost in a Winter Wonderland by Robert Frohlich


“I named this place Lost Trail because people are always getting lost off the backside of Sugar Bowl or along the Pacific Crest Trail and somehow end up here,” explains David Robertson, owner and operator of the wilderness outpost. […]

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Tahoe Adventure Film Festival Dec 8


Well known as a breeding ground for elite athletes and year-round adventurers, Lake Tahoe is the stage for the Tahoe Adventure Film Festival to be held December 8th in South Shore at MontBleu. […]

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Tahoe Nordic Search And Rescue


It sends chills up your spine.

A person lost in a blizzard. Or worse – a child. Luckily we have some of the most experienced and dedicated, hard core rescuers in the Sierra.

Tahoe Nordic Search And Rescue. […]

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Geoff Clarke, Sustainable Mountaineer

November 12, 2018

His obsession with backcountry skiing and adventure all started at age eight. He’d hike up Hobbit Hill in South Lake Tahoe with his dog, Sugar, and ski down. […]

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