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Tahoe Snowshoeing

Tahoe Snowshoeing April 8, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Over 6-8 feet of new snow has fallen in the Lake Tahoe area in the past two weeks, making for perfect deep conditions for snowshoeing. Snowshoeing is a low-tech and easy way to see the backwoods and the nature areas around the lake without having to acquire any special skills. It’s great exercise...

Tahoe’s Deep Snow [Video]

Tahoe’s Deep Snow [Video] April 5, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
It is a record snow year for the Lake Tahoe area. The lake has not seen this much snow since the winter of 1950-51. Most areas of the lake are measuring over 15-20 feet of snow and over the season more than 61 feet of snow has fallen. In the highest elevations, Squaw Valley USA currently has over 18...

Lake Tahoe Spring Ski Specials

Lake Tahoe Spring Ski Specials March 22, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Lake Tahoe ski resorts are reporting some of the biggest snowfall totals in the last quarter century, and 2011 might just be one of the best spring skiing years that the lake has seen. Most ski resorts are still sporting over 10 feet of snow and the nights have been cold, making for some powdery goodness. During...

Helmets Are No Longer “Dorky”

Helmets Are No Longer “Dorky” March 4, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Three deaths have occurred this year at Lake Tahoe resorts: one during a Freeskiing competition, a snowboarder who either suffocated in a snow well or hit a tree, and a woman who crashed into a lift tower. The latter two were not wearing helmets. Helmets are not required on any Lake Tahoe ski resorts,...

Tahoe Winter Weather

Tahoe Winter Weather February 15, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
As I write this, another storm is heading into the Tahoe area after some record warm temperatures. Weather in the Tahoe area can be extreme and unpredictable…and is usually what everyone is talking about. In Tahoe’s past there have been other winter extremes which have made the local record...

Tahoe Sledding and Tubing

Tahoe Sledding and Tubing January 27, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
There are several great places to go sledding around the Tahoe area. Some of these slippery slopes are located at various ski resorts like Tahoe Donner, Northstar-at-Tahoe, Squaw Valley USA and at the top of the Heavenly Gondola area. These sled parks are maintained and groomed and some have sled lifts...


Snowfest! January 7, 2011 | Events | Read More
This year, North Lake Tahoe will be celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the very popular Snowfest!. From March 4-13, 2011 visitors to the lake can participate in skiing and boarding competitions, parties, fireworks, live music, costume parades, and the popular Polar Bear Swim in the freezing cold waters...

Five Best Ski Hotels at Lake Tahoe

Five Best Ski Hotels at Lake Tahoe December 17, 2010 | Hotels | Read More
Ski season at Tahoe is in full swing and visitors are planning their trips to the snow. To stay close to the powder action, most people find it beneficial to pick a hotel that is right next to, or even in the middle of, a ski resort. Tahoe has some of the best ski in/ski out hotels in the Sierras and...

A Family Friendly Holiday at Lake Tahoe

A Family Friendly Holiday at Lake Tahoe December 3, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Lake Tahoe, with its gaming and ski resorts, is not just for the adults. This holiday season will light up with fun and activities for the children too. From Noel Lights at the Village at Northstar to extreme snow tubing at Heavenly, kids of all ages will be able to find something to do. Holiday Lights...

Five Best Beginner/Intermediate Ski Runs at Lake Tahoe

Five Best Beginner/Intermediate Ski Runs at Lake Tahoe November 30, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Most videos and photos of Lake Tahoe tout the hardcore dardevils who attempt to conquer the top of each mountain, but many ski resorts at the lake cater just as well to the beginner or intermediate skier or boarder. When you come to the lake for some fresh powder sports, you want to get the biggest bang...
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