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SnowFest!

March 3, 2016
    Skiing

It’s been going on since 1982, with wacky and wild years of mountain culture, Tahoe Style. SnowFest is North Lake Tahoe’s 10 day winter carnival. SnowFest takes place every March throughout North Lake Tahoe and Truckee.  Don’t miss the Tahoe City Snowfest parade, Polar Plunge, Wacky Winter Bowling or the Stand Up Paddle Race. […]

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Annual Snowshoe Thompson Cross Country Ski, Snowshoe Tour

March 2, 2016
    Skiing

From 1856 to 1876 Snowshoe Thompson made 90 mile ski treks over snowdrifts up to 50 feet high through blizzards with 80 mph winds, to deliver mail between California and Nevada over the Sierra Nevada. Try longboards and learn about our legendary mountain man at the Annual Snowshoe Thompson Tour in March at Hope Valley. […]

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Restoring Native Trout to Lake Tahoe

February 27, 2016
    Water Sports

The Truckee and Carson Rivers provide unique habitats for a variety of native trout species, including the Lahontan and Paiute cutthroat trout, and wild trout species including Brook, Rainbow and Lake trout. However, these iconic wildernesses are slowly being loved to death. […]

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Meet the Squaw Avalanche Dogs

    Skiing

Learn about avalanche awareness, and how the Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Avalance Search and Rescue dogs save our lives.  Show your support for these amazing pups! […]

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SnowFest! Arctic Paddle

February 26, 2016
    Water Sports

Of course. Leave it to a bunch of locals on this one. To mark SnowFest! in true Tahoe fashion, local paddlers are holding a stand up paddle race. Brave the cold, experience the magic. To accommodate dual leisure athletes, the race is only a 2 mile sprint race.  Perfect for warming up to go skiing […]

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Rahlves’ Banzai Tour

    Skiing

Daron Rahlves, four-time Olympian, World Champion and Truckee local, has refined the classic Silver Belt race that started at Sugar Bowl in the 1940s.  Now called the “Banzai Tour,” the event mixes big mountain freeride action with ski and boarder-cross strategy in a mad-dash race series held at four ski resorts. […]

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World Famous Climber Emily Harrington at Squaw

February 7, 2016
    OutsideMountaineering

On Thursday, February 12th, 2015 North Face athlete and world-famous climber Emily Harrington will be the featured presenter at the Alpenglow Sports Winter Film Series at Squaw Valley’s Olympic Village Lodge. Harrington is a professional rock climber and adventurer who has been a prominent and leading figure in the climbing community since she was a […]

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Lake Tahoe Represents at 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver

February 2, 2016
    Skiing

Hannah, Elena, Julia, Marco, Daron, Nate and Errol. Wyle, Tucker, Murphy and Rasco. Congratulations to our local Lake Tahoe and Truckee athletes who will compete in the 2010 Winter Olympics at Vancouver February 12 through February 28, 2010. […]

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Skiing with Your Dog at Lake Tahoe

February 1, 2016
    Skiing

While you can’t take your dog to most cross-country ski areas in Lake Tahoe and Truckee, you can take them on a few developed trails and almost anywhere else. Here are some key spots where you can safely cross-country ski with your dog.  Don’t forget the poop bag! […]

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Jamaica Ski Team rooted at Alpine Meadows

January 29, 2016
    Skiing

They may have just one member, but the Jamaica Ski Team (Errol Kerr that is) has made Alpine Meadows its training grounds for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, February 12 – 28, 2010. Errol Kerr, 23, has taken the ski cross world by storm and has officially qualified for the Winter Games. […]

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Rose Daiek

January 28, 2016
    Skiing

She won the Women’s North Face Masters event at Kirkwood in 2009. Rose Daiek of South Lake Tahoe is the lady to watch and to beat. […]

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“Expert” an Overused term in Skiing by Gary Bell

January 14, 2016
    Skiing

What do you suppose would have happened to us if all that rain (yeah remember the rain?) had been snow? Bliss or agony or probably both, you know; just a little agony for short periods while you are trying to get the snow from your driveway to the top of that six foot high pile […]

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