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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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yurt in hope valley

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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Pain McShlonkey Classic at Squaw March 17

March 3, 2018
    Skiing

Get your saucers ready for the annual Pain McShlonkey Classic event at Squaw on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Got any big trips planned? […]

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ski patrol dog in snow

Free Avalanche Workshop at Squaw

January 17, 2018
    MountaineeringSkiing

When disaster strikes, be ready to be the one who saves your friend’s life, including your dog’s life. […]

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Hilaree O’Neill at Squaw Feb 8

January 6, 2018
    OutsideMountaineeringSkiing

Join professional ski mountaineer, Hilaree Nelson O’Neill, on February 8th at Olympic Valley Lodge at 7pm, as she recounts the wildest and most daring winter of her life.  […]

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female ice skater

1960 Olympic Winter Games Museum

November 20, 2017
    HistorySkiing

On Thursday, February 18, 1960, under storm-threatening skies, the greatest winter athletes in the world gathered in Squaw Valley. […]

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sky tavern lodge

Sky Tavern Ski Area

October 1, 2017
    Skiing

Located in the very northeastern nook of Lake Tahoe on Mt. Rose Highway is Sky Tavern, an important piece of Nevada’s heritage. […]

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Alpen Wine Festival for Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Sept 3 at Squaw

August 1, 2017
    Skiing

“Focus on what you CAN DO” – Jimmie Heuga.

Wine aficionados will sip fine vintages to help raise money for Can Do MS, formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis, on Sunday, September 3, from 2-5 p.m. at The Village at Squaw Valley. […]

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Western SkiSport Museum boasts California Skiing Legends

May 18, 2017
    WordHistorySkiing

Located next to Boreal ski resort is a treasure trove of California ski history. The Western SkiSport Museum was developed as an exhibition of Western North American ski history in 1969. The history of California skiing and legendary mailman, Snowshoe Thompson, who carried a 80 pound mailbag on skis over the Sierra Nevada mountains while rescuing stranded miners in raging blizzards are key exhibits. […]

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Coalition Snow Revolutionizes Women’s Snow Gear

March 17, 2017
    Made in TahoeSkiing

Tired of the shrink it and pink it model for women’s skis and snowboards?
 
This is it—skis and snowboards designed by women, for women. Coalition Snow focuses on what women can do rather than what they can’t.
 
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The New Tele Norm by Gary Bell

December 28, 2016
    Skiing

When you were a kid, did you ever meet a new friend that made you feel bad because you didn’t want to play with your old friends anymore?

This is what the NTN system by Rottefella has done to me.

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Far West Nordic Classic Training with Glenn Jobe

December 27, 2016
    Skiing

If you’re going to learn how to ski skate and cross-country ski, learn from the expert.

An Olympic Biathlete in the 1980 Olympic Games in Lake Placid, Jobe is highly respected as one of North America’s leading experts on cross-country skiing technique, particularly classic skiing.

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