Martin Hollay and a Lifetime of Glove Making

April 9, 2018

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.

Tahoe Star Tours with Astronomer Poet Tony Berendsen

April 7, 2018

Lake Tahoe’s crystal clear dark nights are perfect for star gazing and there’s no better guide than poet-astronomer Tony Berendsen, owner to Tahoe Star Tours.

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An Institution: Sierra Ski and Cycle Works

March 4, 2018

Meet Gary Bell, owner of Sierra Ski and Cycle Works (SSCW) in South Lake Tahoe.  The big fun in the small shop since 1980.

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Snowshoe Thompson; Tahoe’s First Mailman

February 7, 2018

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.

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Todd Offenbacher: Tahoe Adventure Film Festival Creator

January 1, 2018

He’s on a mission:

Turn every single person on to the outdoors and fitness.  Period.

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Geoff Clarke, Sustainable Mountaineer

December 12, 2017

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.

How to Winterize Your Mountain Garden

December 6, 2017

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.

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Robb Gaffney M.D. Author & Ski Icon

November 22, 2017

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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Dave Nettle kicks off Alpenglow Winter Films Nov 16

October 17, 2017

Climbing isn’t just an activity for Dave. It defines who he is.

On November 16, at 7pm local hero Dave Nettle will kick off the Alpenglow Sports Winter Film Series at Squaw Valley’s world-famous Olympic Village Lodge with his show “Double Trouble: A World Traveler’s Quest for the Vertical World.”

Tahoe Institute for Natural Science

September 30, 2017

Soak up some local knowledge about the other wild creatures that call this place home with the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS).

Nature Inspired Yoga with Erica

September 3, 2017

Join Erica for her nature inspired yoga classes for all levels at Kiva Beach in South Lake Tahoe every Wednesday at 8:30 am.

See you there.

Nancy Tieken Lopez: The Art of Nature

August 4, 2017

Nancy Tieken Lopez started art hikes when receiving her Masters of Fine Arts from San Jose State University over fifteen years ago. Nancy studies included an emphasis in bronze sculpture and installation art and lead to more ephemeral materials of earth installations with music, dance and poetry.