February 17, 2018 — Amid a below-average snow year and with an influx of visitors expected for Presidents Day weekend, the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is asking snowmobile riders to stick within permitted areas that have adequate snow coverage. Snowmobile operators should avoid bare dirt
January 31, 2018 — Vail Resorts, Inc. and Telluride Ski & Golf jointly announced today that Telluride Ski Resort will join the Epic Pass in a long-term alliance beginning with 2018-19 winter season, bringing the total to 46 mountain resorts for skiers and snowboarders. Telluride has been rated the
January 28, 2018 — Enough snow fell in this last storm to allow the opening of the Bridgeport Winter Recreation Area for snowmobiling starting at midnight Saturday. With 26 inches measured at the California State Route 108 and Leavitt Lake Road junction, the area meets the minimum requirement of
January 26, 2018 — We’re launching our Tahoe Pro Tip of the Week video series with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. Every week, a pro will share safety tips for snowboarding or skiing. This week, Kevin discusses how to board on bumps. View last week’s episode here.
January 25, 2018 — Iconic ski filmmaker Warren Miller died on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the age of 93. He passed away at his home on Orcas Island, Wash. “Warren earned global acclaim and a passionate, multi-generational following for his annual ski feature film, which kicked off the ski
January 25, 2018 — A wind-fueled snowstorm delivered in a big way for local ski resorts, which reported at least a foot of fresh powder overnight. Truckee region saw more than a foot of snow at the ski resorts. Posted by Sierra Sun-North Lake Tahoe Bonanza on Thursday, January
January 18, 2018 — Nearly 60 years have passed since Tahoe hosted the Winter Olympics — a legacy that a dedicated team of believers hopes will play to the region’s advantage in landing a future games. Should the United State Olympic Committee look for a city to host in
January 15, 2018 — Shaun White faced a dilemma entering his final run during the Saturday, Jan. 13, Toyota U.S. Grand Prix in Snowmass. He thought about taking it easy, maybe sneaking onto the men’s halfpipe podium and securing his Olympic spot. But the 31-year-old snowboarder from California didn’t
January 12, 2018 — With a new year comes a new lineup on the Tahoe Rim Trail with guided thru and segment hikes along the 170 mile rim of the Tahoe Basin, guided full moon snowshoe hikes, backcountry camps for youth, wilderness first aid training, panel discussions, snow camping
January 11, 2018 — The joint venture of affiliates of KSL Capital Partners and Henry Crown and Co., which owns Aspen Skiing Co., has a name — Alterra Mountain Company. Headquartered in Denver, the newly named company is comprised of 12 destinations and was created when affiliates of KSL
January 6, 2018 — If you are new to skiing or snowboarding, come check out Colorado’s bunny slopes, one of the best things going on this season at the state’s ski areas. That’s one of the messages being touted by ski-area PR and marketing types during a season that
January 4, 2018 — We're launching our Tahoe Pro Tip of the Week video series with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. Every week, a pro will share safety tips for snowboarding or skiing. This week, El demonstrates how to ski properly on hardpack snow. View last week’s episode here.
December 28, 2017 — We're launching our Tahoe Pro Tip of the Week video series with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. Every week, a pro will share safety tips for snowboarding or skiing. This week, Kevin demonstrates how to snowboard on hardpack. View last week’s episode here.
December 28, 2017 — A skier sued Aspen Skiing Co. and the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club last week, claiming he suffered serious injuries after hitting an unknown object on an Aspen Mountain ski run in December 2015. David Bruce was skiing alone on the Little Nell run
December 28, 2017 — Two high-profile initiatives in the backcountry surrounding Aspen got financial boosts Wednesday, Dec. 27, from workers at Aspen Skiing Co. The Skico employees’ Environment Foundation awarded an $11,500 grant to the Aspen-Sopris Ranger District to help implement a reservation system for overnight visitors to Conundrum
December 26, 2017 — PARK CITY, UTAH — As the skiing and snowboarding industry gradually loses the interest of the rising generation, organizations that depend on the popularity of those sports to survive are wracking their brains about what to do. One possible solution is sweeping through Park City,
December 25, 2017 — While the mid-week storm that cruised through South Lake Tahoe Wednesday morning didn’t dump much snow, it was enough to kick-start another snowmobiling business. Tahoe Snowmobiles opened last week near MontBleu in Stateline and on Thursday, Dec. 21, Lake Tahoe Adventures received approval from the
December 23, 2017 — After a strong November and weak start to December, the Tahoe-Truckee region’s 14 downhill ski areas are now officially open. Here’s a look at some of the new features skiers and snowboarders can expect during the 2017-18 season. HEAVENLY MOUNTAIN With stunning views of Lake
December 23, 2017 — Heading into Christmas and the new year, there will be plenty of snow at the resorts, but none in the forecast. December has been a bit of a bummer when it comes to snowfall, but strong snowmaking, creativity and cold temperatures keep the slopes open
December 22, 2017 — We’re launching our Tahoe Pro Tip of the Week video series with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. Every week, a pro will share safety tips for snowboarding or skiing. This week, El discusses how to find your early-season balance. View last week’s episode here.