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Exposed Ski Lines caught in Squallywood Book by Robb Gaffney

February 6, 2019
    SkiingWriters

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

Squallywood

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
    HistorySkiing

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
    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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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
    FeaturedSkiing

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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Sierra Avalanche Center is Our Lifeline

    Skiing

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
    SkiingStories

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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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 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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Martin Hollay and a Lifetime of Glove Making

November 9, 2018
    PeopleSkiing

As an apprentice glove maker in Hungary in the 1930s, Martin eventually moved to the U.S. in 1958 settling in South Lake Tahoe to live, ski, raise a family, and continue making hand stitched leather gloves using his glove press that is over 100 years old. […]

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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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