The art of flavor in every cup. Alpen Sierra Coffee.
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. […]
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Movement of Sweetgrass with Ann Thennes
The Movement of Sweetgrass is a 6 week experiential creative series celebrating the roots of our movement. Our mountain gypsy Ann developed these movement classes, discussion and conversation working with […]
Todd Offenbacher: Tahoe Adventure Film Festival Creator
He’s on a mission:
Turn every single person on to the outdoors and fitness. Period. […]
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Snowshoe Thompson; Tahoe’s First Mailman
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.
Jamie Anderson, Slopestyle Phenom
Jamie Anderson, a South Lake Tahoe native, is easily considered one of the top female snowboarders in the world. And she’s headed to the 2012 Winter X Games along with […]
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Robb Gaffney M.D. Author & Ski Icon
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. […]
Ty Dayberry. Freeheel skier extraordin – AIR.
He started telemark skiing at age 10. By 21, he’s taken his freeheel art to a higher level. […]
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How to Winterize Your Mountain Garden
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. […]
Shaun Palmer, Snowboard Icon still on Top
He has nine Winter X Games gold medals in four different disciplines, six in snowboardcross, and was also the 2001 ESPY Action Sports Athlete of the Year. Meet Shaun Palmer, […]
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Martin Hollay and a Lifetime of Skiing and Glove Making
South Shore ski legend and glove maker, Martin Hollay, turns 101 with celebration at Tahoe’s SNOW Sports Museum […]
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Poetry in Motion: Pro Nordic Skier Debbi Waldear
Her competitive spirit was nurtured at a young age racing sailboats in the San Francisco Bay area with her dad. Along with trail running and skiing, her athletic prowess translated […]
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An Institution: Sierra Ski and Cycle Works
Meet Gary Bell, owner of Sierra Ski and Cycle Works (SSCW) in South Lake Tahoe. The big fun in the small shop since 1980.