Category Archives: Skiing

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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Andy Wirth retires as Squaw Valley CEO

Following eight years at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Andy Wirth has announced plans to retire and step down from the position of President & COO of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings. “It is after careful consideration and reflection that I have made this decision,” Wirth said. “My retirement will allow me to not only spend more time...
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Mt Rose ski resort offering spring skiing deals

If skiing or snowboarding is still on your personal agenda, Mt. Rose ski resort has some spring skiing deals as the season winds down for Lake Tahoe ski resorts. One of three Lake Tahoe ski resorts still open, Mt. Rose ski resort is offering savings on lift tickets for as much as $46 per day, if...
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Squaw Valley receives 8 inches of new snow

One day after eight Lake Tahoe ski resorts closed for the 2017-18 season, skiers and snowboarders were enjoying a powder day after 8 inches of fresh snow dropped on Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. [caption id="attachment_8055" align="alignright" width="300"] It was another powder day at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, which received...
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Sierra-at-Tahoe holding Customer Appreciation Day

For season passholders at Sierra-at-Tahoe ski resort, an extra day to enjoy the snow has been set aside. Sierra-at-Tahoe will hold Customer Appreciation Day on Monday, April 16. This event is dedicated to loyal Sierra customers, and gives skiers and snowboarders a last chance to enjoy sunshine in the snow before switching gears to summer. For...
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Northstar California ski resort closing today

Northstar California opened in November and today (April 15) will be offering skiing and snowboarding for the final time this season. Northstar California and seven other Lake Tahoe ski resorts will be closing Sunday in what was an up-and-down 2017-18 ski season. [caption id="attachment_8047" align="alignright" width="237"] Northstar California and...
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