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SnowFest! Events & Lodging

SnowFest! is North Lake Tahoe’s annual spring snow celebration, and this year is shaping up to be as good as ever. Every spring since 1982, North Lake Tahoe throws this big party, packing 10 full days with parades, special events, … Continue reading

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What is Sportgevity?

Dr. Robb Gaffney speaks about his Sportgevity movement which promotes longevity in the sports we love and the goal of enjoying them for many decades. Check it out here courtesy of Last Chair: What is Sportgevity?

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Jason Mack Returns from Guiding Antarctic Ski Cruise

Alpine Meadows local, Jason Mack, recently returned from guiding the third Antarctic Ski Cruise. Read about his adventures with glacial skiing, huge ocean swells, penguins, seals and more in his complete trip log.

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Lake Tahoe Skiing Blog Author Blogs for Epic Moms

My first story for Epic Moms, Gearing Up: Kids’s Skis, Boots and Snowboards, was published yesterday. In it, I offer fitting advice for kids’ gear and info on Tahoe gear trade-in programs. There will be more mommy blogging to come throughout … Continue reading

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Attention Bay Area Shredders

A Weekend with the Bay Area Ski Bus By Rachel Friedman In my short time living in the Bay Area, I have met my fair share of skiers and snowboarders. Having recently moved from Vail, Colorado, I welcome any conversation … Continue reading

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The Doctor is In Deep – Interview with Dr. Robb Gaffney

Sam Cox talks with Robb Gaffney about GNAR, family, work and the risks involved with professional skiers today. Sam is a Bozeman resident, smoke jumper and author of Stepping Up, a guide to skiing the Ridge at Bridger Bowl. Sam … Continue reading

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A Rookie Observation

by Geoff Forcier As we all know the weather finally looks to be changing in Tahoe to more reflect the date on the calendar. This could not come at a better time. I have been in Tahoe almost three weeks … Continue reading

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Jamie Pierre Dies in Avalanche

Freeskier Jamie Pierre was killed in an avalanche at Snowbird Utah last Sunday.  Snowbird is not open for skiing yet but touring is accepted because the ski area operates on US Forest service land.  Pierre was largely known for his … Continue reading

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Story of a Man – by Jon Grant

I never met Shane McConkey. In the last few years of his life, when he was arguably at the top of his game pioneering ski culture and industry, I was a minor league professional quarterback playing on teams from Canada … Continue reading

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Donner Peak Snowshed

An interesting artifact from US rail history resides just west of Donner Lake adjacent to Old Highway 40.  The tunnels and snowsheds from the original transcontinental railroad passage through Donner Summit create a horizontal line across Donner Peak.  More than … Continue reading

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