Articles Tagged ‘sports’

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...

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...

Tahoe’s Famous Faces

Tahoe’s Famous Faces August 31, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
Lake Tahoe has long been known as a top place among the rich and famous. Musicians, sports and movie stars have flocked to the lake since the times of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Marilyn Monroe. Most only come to perform or visit the casinos, but a few come to live with the clean mountain air and...

Stand Up! Paddleboarding at Lake Tahoe

Stand Up! Paddleboarding at Lake Tahoe May 13, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Over the past few summers, a new craze has hit the waters of Lake Tahoe: paddleboarding. This sport entails standing up on a special board, about 12 to 18 feet long, while pushing yourself across the surface of the water with a long paddle. I recently spoke to Ernie Brassard, the sales manager at Tahoe...

Ride ‘em Kayaker! Reno River Festival, May 7-9, 2010

Ride ‘em Kayaker! Reno River Festival, May 7-9, 2010 April 28, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Truckee River flows out of Lake Tahoe and dumps about 500 cubic feet of water every second through Reno and Sparks before ending up at Pyramid Lake in the Nevada desert. Local and nationally recognized kayakers will be taking advantage of this wild rush of water during the Reno River Festival. This...

Best Places to View the Lake…from the Lake

Best Places to View the Lake…from the Lake April 5, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
You may be planning on coming to Lake Tahoe to ski, gamble or to hike and mountain bike, but you know for sure you want to get up close to that crystal clear water. If you are not one for cold water and don’t feel like going swimming, here are the five best ways to see the lakeā€¦from the lake. 5....