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Ski Butlers brings vacation ski and snowboard rentals to you in Lake Tahoe

November 23, 2017 — No more waiting in rental shop lines while everyone is out ripping up the powder … with the company Ski Butlers, you can arrive to your Tahoe winter cabin, get settled and let your skis come to you. Founded in 2004, Ski Butlers is featured

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The opportunities are endless

November 23, 2017 — You find yourself in Tahoe and it's a picture-perfect powder day. There's just one problem: The thought of hitting the slopes strikes you as an expensive lesson in learning about aches and pains you didn't even know existed. Relax. Yes, the Tahoe-Truckee region is home

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Nevada Nordic brings cross country skiing to the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe

November 23, 2017 — There were once two successful groomed cross-country ski areas on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe: Spooner Lake Cross Country, which provided close to 100 kilometers of trail in the beautiful mountain biking heaven between Spooner Lake and Marlette Lake; and Diamond Peak Cross Country,

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Home-grown gear

November 23, 2017 — Lake Tahoe still proves to be a launching pad for creative entrepreneurs in ski and snowboard construction, and more companies are on the rise (especially after the incredible 2016-17 snow season). Here is a peek at three local businesses that are changing the way people

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Tahoe tipples

November 23, 2017 — Picture this: You just spent the day bombing down the mountain on some of the best snow you've seen all year. You're tired and happy — but awfully thirsty. It's time for a warm cocktail and a soak in the hot tub. Lucky for you,

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Winter surfing on Lake Tahoe

November 23, 2017 — Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph and bone-chilling water don't seem like a recipe for a good day at Lake Tahoe. But for a select group of outdoor enthusiasts, the conditions are ripe for rare winter surfing sessions on Big Blue, such as the

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‘Fire on the mountain’

November 23, 2017 — A massive tour bus heaves and shrieks to a stop outside the Safeway grocery store in Kings Beach, California. Shopping carts halt. Car doors hang ajar. Wide eyes lock on the idling motor vehicle. The bus door flings open. After a beat, a leather boot

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Calendar of Events, Lake Tahoe-Truckee, Winter 2017-18

November 23, 2017 — NOVEMBER November 25 Holiday Hop/ Small Business Saturday Stroll through downtown Tahoe City and enjoy wine and treats while celebrating the kick-off to the holiday season and our annual Shop Local program. visittahoecity.org November 30-December 3 Tahoe Film Fest SWEP's third annual Tahoe Film Fest

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Love gift us up…

November 23, 2017 — The gift-giving season is here. If you are spending your winter at Lake Tahoe, then you may want to get going on your holiday shopping before you get snowed in. Fortunately, there are options all over the lake to get the perfect present for any

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Winter wine stops around Lake Tahoe

November 23, 2017 — Lake Tahoe is not what you'd call wine country. But the area does boast a smattering of wine bars and shops dedicated to the craft. And there are few seasons better to enjoy these cozy hideouts than winter. Below are Tahoe Magazine's lucky seven spots

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Delicious destinations

November 23, 2017 — Lake Tahoe brings locals and visitors the crème de la crème in vacation luxury across the board. For the adventure-seeker, exhilarating outdoor excursions abound, while those in need of a wellness recharge can reach ultimate relaxation through an array of world-class wellness treatments. Between satisfying

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Winter wildlife guide for Lake Tahoe

November 23, 2017 — The shift from fall to winter is one of the most dramatic changes to occur in the Tahoe region. Just take a few photos of the mountainside and compare them in August to January and you might not even be able to tell it's the

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Luxury meets lakeside

November 23, 2017 — Famous for its five-star golf course, Edgewood Tahoe added another feather to its cap this summer with the completion of a $100 million lakeside lodge. Though the greens may be covered in snow, Edgewood's stylish mountain-modern lodge, complete with easy access to Heavenly Mountain Resort,

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Après ski at Lake Tahoe

November 23, 2017 — Let's be honest. Skiers and snowboarders come to Lake Tahoe for more than just the snow. The area is famous for its entertainment, dining and, of course, a lively aprés scene. From fully stocked breweries to rowdy pizza bars, the area is full of fun

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2017-18 Lake Tahoe and Truckee ski resort guide

November 23, 2017 — After a 2016-17 winter for the record books, the Tahoe-Truckee region's 14 downhill ski areas are gearing up for another winter on the slopes. Here's a look at some of the new features skiers and snowboarders can expect during the 2017-18 season. Squaw Valley Alpine

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Shakespeare Rock Cellars in Lake Tahoe offers private wine paired dinners in exclusive wine cellar environment

November 23, 2017 — Inside Rick and Gina Stephenson's Lake Tahoe townhouse, through an iron gate and down a winding staircase is a wine cellar. But it's not just any wine cellar. The Shakespeare Rock Cellars — named for the nearby peak on the lake's East Shore — has

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Lake Tahoe is bear country here are some details on what that means

November 23, 2017 — Each year, as summer winds down and people begin to trade their hiking shoes for skis, much of Lake Tahoe's wildlife population prepare for hibernation. But just because it's cold outside doesn't mean all of the animals are snoozing the winter away. Despite the misconception

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Lake Tahoe photographers share their tips for decorating your mountain home

November 23, 2017 — A statement art piece sets your home's tone and can convey complex emotion through an expertly captured moment in time. Three local professional photographers specialize in infusing nature within gorgeous, upscale Lake Tahoe homes. Keoki Flagg began as a photographer for top editorial publications and

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Overcoming the odds to host the 1960 Olympics in Squaw Valley

November 23, 2017 — In the early 1950s, the Squaw Valley Development Company was in serious trouble. Erratic winter weather with drought, blizzards, floods and avalanches had played havoc with lift operations and ticket sales. Company president Alex Cushing was well aware that his business was struggling financially, but

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Snowshoeing around Lake Tahoe offers a wide range of experiences

November 23, 2017 — For a stretch of five years, the biggest hurdle standing in the way of a successful snowshoe outing was snow, or lack thereof. That all changed with the past two winters, especially the 2016-17 winter, which helped bring California out of a crippling drought and

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