Category Archives: Skiing

Mt. Rose ski resort opening Oct. 19

This has become an annual occurrence. Mt. Rose will once again be the first Lake Tahoe ski resort to open for the 2018-19 season, running its lifts for the first time Friday, Oct. 19. Thanks to continued investments that have expanded the resort’s snowmaking system, Mt. Rose will offer access to three beginner ski trails...
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Sugar Bowl adding new snowmaking system

A new snowmaking system is among the improvements Sugar Bowl ski resort is making this offseason. Located a short drive off Interstate 80 at the Norden exit, Sugar Bowl has been gearing up this summer for the 2018-19 season. The grand vision is beginning to unfold as ground is breaking and snowmaking pipe is being...
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Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows opening Nov. 16

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows announced early this week its plans for opening for the 2018-19 season Friday, Nov. 16, weather permitting. The 2017-18 season at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows saw 411 inches of snow and a Memorial Day closing, continuing its tradition of hosting Lake Tahoe’s longest ski and snowboarding season. [caption id="attachment_8280" align="alignright" width="253"]Read more

Mt. Rose ski resort to improve snowmaking

Mt. Rose ski resort near Lake Tahoe is making a significant investment in improving its snowmaking capability for the 2018-19 ski season. Located 25 minutes from Reno, Mt. Rose is in the midst of another $2 million in capital projects, designed to improve its mountain facilities and enhance the overall guest experience at the resort...
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Vail Resorts’ season pass offers summer perks

Vail Resorts' season pass includes more than just access to the mountains for skiing and snowboarding. It also involves considerable perks this summer. In the Lake Tahoe area, Vail Resorts operates Heavenly Mountain, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain. [caption id="attachment_8129" align="alignright" width="300"] The Heavenly Coaster is part of the summer...
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2018 Volkswagen SportWagen: Great versatility

Vehicles with a penchant for utility are quite popular these days. People on the go love the storage and the ability, whether it’s lugging around kids or gear. Either way, vehicles like this are a valued commodity.

Volkswagen has many configurations of its popular Golf model. It has the Golf hatchback, the Alltrack Wagon, the SportWagen,...
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Mt. Rose ski resort closing April 29

A ski season that started in November ends this weekend for Mt. Rose ski resort. Located in Nevada but still considered a Lake Tahoe ski resort, Mt. Rose ski resort will be offering skiing and snowboarding until Sunday (April 29), its season-finale. [caption id="attachment_8057" align="alignright" width="300"] Mt. Rose ski...
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Heavenly Mountain closing April 22

A ski season that started in November ends Sunday (April 22) for Heavenly Mountain ski resort. [caption id="attachment_8073" align="alignright" width="300"] Heavenly Mountain ski resort in Lake Tahoe will be closing for the season April 22.[/caption] The famed ski resort in South Lake Tahoe will be offering skiing and snowboarding Sunday...
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