He is considered the father of California skiing. A true mountaineer in every sense of the word.
Snowshoe Thompson weathered blizzards on 25 lb. skis with an 80 pound pack on his back just to deliver the mail.
He’s on a mission:
Turn every single person on to the outdoors and fitness. Period. […]
Inspired by his travels in Austria and the Sierra Nevada, Christian Waskiewicz founded Alpen Sierra Coffee Company in 1988.
He is Tahoe’s original coffee roaster, and has made it an art form. […]
South Shore ski legend and glove maker, Martin Hollay, turns 101 with celebration at Tahoe’s SNOW Sports Museum […]
Meet Gary Bell, owner of Sierra Ski and Cycle Works (SSCW) in South Lake Tahoe. The big fun in the small shop since 1980.
So what is Slow Food? According to Slow Food USA, it’s “an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment.” With values like that, it’s no […]
Soak up some local knowledge about the other wild creatures that call this place home with Will from Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS). […]
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. […]
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. […]
Backcountry skiing isn’t just an activity for Dave. It defines who he is.
On November 15th local hero Dave Nettle will kick off the Alpenglow 13th annual Winter Speaker Series with his presentation, “Ski Mountaineering the Graubunden Haute Route”. The event is FREE and will start at 7PM at the Olympic Valley Lodge in Squaw Valley. […]
This is how to prep our Tahoe gardens in the fall according to Eric Larusso, horticulturist, botanist, arborist and co-owner The Villager Nursery in Truckee. […]