Category Archives: Tahoe Ski Resorts

Heavenly Mountain offers an array of summer activities

Although historically ski resorts go into hibernation and are ignored after the final lift has been shut down for the season, that’s certainly not the case at Heavenly Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe. [caption id="attachment_8230" align="alignright" width="300"] The top speed of the Mountain Coaster is 27 mph and riders...
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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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Tahoe Donner will host Lake Tahoe premiere of ‘Return to Paradise’

Tahoe Donner will host the Lake Tahoe premiere of 'Return to Paradise – A Skier’s Journey' on Wednesday April 11. This inspirational film documents former champion freestyle skier Mike Vowels and his return to skiing 28 years after a paralyzing ski accident in 1985. [caption id="attachment_7999" align="alignright" width="300"] Mike Vowels returned to...
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Heavenly Mountain ski resort hopes to widen runs next season

Hoping to better avoid traffic on the slopes next year for skiers and snowboarders, Heavenly Mountain ski resort wants to create wider runs for the 2018-19 ski season. [caption id="attachment_7935" align="alignright" width="300"] The proposed changes at Heavenly Mountain ski resort by the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit include more...
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Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows welcomes military veterans

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is putting out the welcome sign for military veterans. As part of the third annual Military to the Mountains program, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will welcome 22 injured military veterans to stay and ski for a week – March 11-17. The Military to the Mountains program was created by the High Fives Foundation...
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Rocklin snowboarder dies at Squaw Valley

Rocklin snowboarder Wenyu Zhang was found dead Friday morning in the Squaw Creek area of the Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows ski resort in Lake Tahoe. The 42-year old Zhang was reported missing Thursday night by friends, according to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows spokesperson Liesl Hepburn. The Squaw Creek area is a popular intermediate area for skiers...
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Snow report Lake Tahoe ski resorts

Lake Tahoe ski resorts were reporting some big snow totals Tuesday morning. And what’s even more exciting is the next storm will likely be much larger. [caption id="attachment_7871" align="alignright" width="300"] It was a beautiful powder day at Kirkwood Mountain, where 14 inches of fresh snow greeted skiers and riders...
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Village at Squaw Valley offers excellent lodging

The Village at Squaw Valley is an excellent lodging location when visiting the iconic Lake Tahoe ski resort that hosted the 1960 Olympics. My wife, daughter and I had a bedroom condo for three days, four nights in late January, 2018. We loved the window looking out on the Village and even better was the balcony...
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