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  • Always an Adventure at Northstar

    The Tahoe Winter Blue Adventure Race, which takes place March 11 at Northstar, is a multi-discipline event in which teams of two - coed, male, female and masters (over 40) - will utilize winter backcountry gear (snow shoe, tele ski, and/or randonee) to make their way around Northstar's backcountry in search of hidden checkpoints. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Old School 'Burning Man' Still Wows 'Em

    When it comes to original Squaw Valleyicious Hall of Fame-like ski stunts I include Greg Beck's epic huck off Beck's Rock for the film "Day Dreams." I have to include Scot Schmidt straight lining Schmidiots, Rick Sylvester braving Tower One's Sylvester's Slot, Tom Wayes dropping that insane 100-footer in the Tram Bowl Chutes, Shane McConkey's backflip base jump off Lover's Leap and Morgan Lafonte's supersweet acrobatics in Granite Chief during the All-Mountain Extremes. Full Article

    9th February 2007

  • It's Easy Being Green at Alpine Meadows

    In an effort to help stem the effects of climate change, Alpine Meadows is selling SkiGreen Tags – 6-inch by 4-inch stickers representing 100 kilowatts of wind energy - in the resort's retail store, base lodge dining area ski school desk and lift ticket windows. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Sip and Slide at Diamond Peak

    Starting Feb. 10 and continuing each late Saturday afternoon through March 31, Diamond Peak once again is offering its ever-popular Last Tracks program. For $25, guests can unwind by tasting the product of some the West's best vintners, brewmeisters and distillers, as well as munching on appetizers, at 4 p.m. at the mid-mountain Snowflake Lodge. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Tahoe: A Lake Full of Love

    Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and several Tahoe-area mountain resorts are hosting special events to mark the occasion. At Squaw Valley, guests can search for hidden magnetic hearts on the mountain, and then turn them in an après-ski party at the Plaza Bar for such goodies as lift tickets, massages from Trilogy Spa, magnums of Korbel Champagne and other fun stuff. Full Article

    31st January 2007

  • Backslide to 1982 at Mt. Rose

    The folks at Mt. Rose are warming up the way-back machine to hurl the Nevada resort back to the days of big-hair bands, leg warmers and Reaganomics. Yes, it's time for the annual Slide Back '80s Retro Ski Party on Feb. 10. Full Article

    29th January 2007

  • Going to Extremes at Squaw Valley

    Catch some of the world's best big-mountain skiers careen down chutes, bounce off ledges and catch big air on Feb. 14-17 at the Squaw Valley Freeskiing Open, the second stop of the Subaru U.S. Freeskiing Series. Full Article

    29th January 2007

  • Disabled Skiers Benefit at Alpine Meadows

    Disabled Sports USA Far West, whose goal is to facilitate physical and psychological rehabilitation through education, recreation, sports and social activities, is conducting a fundraiser on Feb. 9 at Alpine Meadows, the group's winter sports headquarters. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • Kids' Play at Diamond Peak

    Diamond Peak is offering a program that lets kids and parents go their separate ways for an afternoon. Snowfall Cinema includes lessons, pizza and entertainment. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • Rallying Around Squaw Valley

    All-mountain riders are invited to participate in the Saab/Salomon X Win Rally at Squaw Valley on Feb. 3. You could win a trip to Europe. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • Avalanche Center Fundraisers

    The Sierra Avalanche Center, a Truckee-based non-profit that provides free daily avalanche forecasts for the Tahoe region, is holding fundraisers at Kirkwood and Homewood resorts. Full Article

    16th January 2007

  • Beginners' Luck at Diamond Peak

    Diamond Peak wants everyone to have the opportunity to learn to ski or snowboard, so the resort has dedicated almost an entire week for it. Full Article

    16th January 2007

  • Pipe Full of Fun at Boreal

    The first superpipe of the season in the Tahoe area made its debut last week at Boreal. The 450-foot-long, 18 ½-foot-high pipe, which is groomed twice daily and whose 15-degree walls qualify it as "an Olympic-caliber terrain-park feature," is awaiting skiers and snowboarders on the Race Course Run. Full Article

    16th January 2007

  • Not So Heavenly, But Still a Buzz

    It's Sunday morning on a bluebird day in January. It's usually a work day, but friends are in town and want to take a few turns. It doesn't take much to pull me from my computer, call my massage colleague to say I won't be available until after 1 p.m. Work can wait, the mountain is calling. Full Article

    14th January 2007

  • A Good Time for a Good Cause

    The annual Winter Wine & Ski Expo, a popular fund-raiser for the Jimmie Heuga Center, takes place Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Atlantis Casino Resort in Reno. Full Article

    10th January 2007

  • Doin' the Dog at Squaw

    That paean to everything '80s, Hot Dog The Movie, is celebrating its 25th anniversary on Jan. 20 at its genesis, Squaw Valley USA. The film, which was shot entirely at Squaw and is considered the greatest example of its genre, will be feted at an official Hot Dog Party that evening at Squaw's Bar One. Full Article

    9th January 2007

  • Aging Gracefully at Diamond Peak

    You're never too old to learn something new, and Diamond Peak Resort at Incline Village, Nev., would like to help its older customers along with its monthly senior clinics, which are designed to teach techniques and movement patterns that are both more efficient and easier on the body. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Norcal Stays On the Safe Side

    Beginning Saturday, Jan. 13, and running through Friday, Jan. 19, NSAA, in cooperation with the country's ski and snowboard resorts, the National Ski Patrol and PSIA (the ski and snowboard instructors association), is conducting its annual National Safety Week, a campaign to "further reduce the frequency of accidents and to unify the industry to focus on and communicate a pro-active, strong safety message." Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • X Marks the Spot at Sugar Bowl

    The ESPN-conceived X Games take place at the end of the month in Aspen, and all but a few spots for competitors have been taken. However, there area a handful of openings for skiercross and boardercross athletes of either gender, and they'll be able to grab them at the 8th annual Jabra X-Jam at Sugar Bowl. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Cali Braces for New Storm

    Californians attempting to ski this winter have had a few nice powder days - offset by record numbers of people on New Years holiday and all trying to ski it at the same time. But a new storm is on the way and it is expected to tip things the way of Lake Tahoe ski areas and people who must ride on them. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

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