Category Archives: Tahoe Ski Resorts

Julia Mancuso trades in skis for NBC microphone

Julia Mancuso of Squaw Valley will trade in her skis for an NBC microphone at this year’s Olympics. One of the most decorated skiers to call Squaw Valley her home, the 33-year-old Mancuso retired Friday. She departs an 18-year career as the most successful female American skier at major championships, with nine medals spread between Olympics...
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Sierra-at-Tahoe will honor snowboarder Natasha Sagucka

The memory of snowboarder Natasha “Tash” Sagucka will live in infamy at Sierra-at-Tahoe ski resort. [caption id="attachment_7652" align="alignright" width="300"] Sierra-at-Tahoe will honor Natasha Natasha, a victim to Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia who passed away in early November 2017.[/caption] Sierra-at-Tahoe has dedicated an event in loving memory of the local snowboarder...
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Tahoe Star Tours offers snowshoeing, stargazing

Gazing at the stars can be a cool evening activity for the entire family, thanks to Tahoe Star Tours. Visitors to North Lake Tahoe and Truckee interested in a unique, educational evening under the night sky are invited to snowshoeing with stargazing or participate in one of Tahoe Star Tours’ new Stars & S’mores sessions at...
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Northstar California ski resort opens more terrain

Despite no new snow, Northstar California ski resort in Lake Tahoe has opened additional terrain for the Christmas holidays. Northstar California announced Friday that it has expanded terrain on The Backside that now includes Drifter, a blue run accessible by riding the Tahoe Zephyr Express chairlift. The opening of the run connects the Backside Express...
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Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows named official U.S. training site

The slopes of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows gained more prominence with the announcement this week that the Lake Tahoe ski resort will be designated as an Official Training Site of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team. U.S. Ski & Snowboard announced a five-year agreement with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. The Lake Tahoe resort joins Mammoth Mountain,...
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Snowmaking saving many Lake Tahoe ski resorts

An extremely disappointing December in regards to snow has impacted many Lake Tahoe ski resorts. However, larger ski resorts tend to separate themselves from the smaller ones when a lack of snow takes place. [caption id="attachment_7509" align="alignright" width="300"] With less snow arriving in recent years, many Lake Tahoe ski resorts...
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Bargain lift ticket deals at Mt. Rose ski resort

Although lift ticket prices go up every year and other related costs continue to rise as well, there are still bargains for the smart skiing and snowboard shopper. Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe is offering lots of enticing deals for the 2017-18 ski season. The resort, located off Mt. Rose Highway in Nevada, is once again...
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Jonny Moseley enjoys long history with Squaw Valley

Spending the holidays at Squaw Valley are special times for Jonny Moseley and his family. A freestyle skiing gold medal winner in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, Moseley has always called Squaw Valley his home mountain. Winter weekends in his youth were spent at Squaw, honing his skills for what would eventually become Olympic fame. [caption...
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Despite modest snow totals, lots of terrain open at Lake Tahoe ski resorts

Lake Tahoe ski resorts are still waiting for their first big storm to create that irresistible urge for skiers and snowboarders to regularly start heading to the Sierra. The first snow in several weeks arrived Tuesday evening and continued into the morning hours. However, there was only a modest amount of snow created by Mother Nature. [caption...
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