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The Ski Bum Life by Gary Bell

November 2, 2020
    SkiingStories

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
    PeopleSkiing

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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Tahoe Bike Culture by the Spoke Junkie

October 20, 2019
    Bike CultureBiking

When you see the word “culture”, what comes to mind?

Music, art, higher education, the Byzantine Era, a dark gray blob growing in the bottom of a petri dish in science class. […]

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Mountain Safety Tips for Tahoe Skiers by Gary Bell of Sierra Ski and Cycle Works

January 13, 2019
    Skiing

Well where is it? What happened to that sick Tahoe winter? Everyone kept saying “Oh it will come, don’t worry, it will snow.” Even that Spoke Junkie dude in November said, “Just wait, once it starts you will never forget it!” Right, we won’t forget this winter. Oh, I know, Miracle March three hundred inches, […]

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The GREAT Ski Race March 3

January 3, 2019
    Skiing

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
    Skiing

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

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Tahoe Back Country Skiing

Getting Lost in a Winter Wonderland by Robert Frohlich

November 23, 2018
    Skiing

“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

    Mountaineering

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

    Skiing

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
    PeopleMountaineering

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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kt22 at squaw valley

Do you know…how KT-22 got its name?

November 3, 2018
    HistorySkiing

No, it’s not named after any resemblance to Pakistan’s K2.

It’s named after Kick Turns. 22 of them. […]

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Hope Valley Outdoors Yurt

November 1, 2018
    Skiing

Cross country ski at the solar-powered Hope Valley Outdoor Center at Pickett’s Junction. Established by long-time South Lake Tahoe local, Joyce Coker (aka “the Pie Lady”) the off the grid yurt offers high voltage, human-powered fun. […]

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