– WINTER ACTIVITIES –

On the Hill: Bluebird Day at Squaw, plus a Special Offer!

On the Hill, brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, brings you a video report showcasing Tahoe’s ski conditions every day. Today’s activity: Join Tahoe ‘On the Hill’ reporter Matt Hardy for a fast groomed run down Lake View (Squaw Creek) at Squaw Valley. Eight lifts spinning, 13 trails open (nine groomed). Today’s video…

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Ski Lake Tahoe: A Guide to Tahoe Ski Resorts

Peruse this overview of Lake Tahoe’s ski resorts. Find out where to ride, surface conditions, lift specials and more!

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Stay Fit: Snowshoeing & Nordic Skiing

Your heart is the most important muscle in your body. But according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 25 percent of people over the age of 35 will experience a heart attack or be diagnosed with heart disease.

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On the Hill: Groomers Rock at Northstar

On the Hill, brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, brings you a video report showcasing Tahoe’s ski conditions every day. Today’s activity: Join Tahoe ‘On the Hill’ reporter Jenna Andrews at Northstar. With 43 out of 68 trails that are groomed and ready for action! Gorgeous warm weather today for fun in the…

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Lake Tahoe Cross-Country Skiing: North Shore

Northstar-at-Tahoe is great for families and if you brought your dog along, check out the Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Area

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California SNO-PARKS

The California Department of Parks and Recreation operates SNO-PARK sites that provide snow-cleared parking lots with sanitation facilities and access to snow play areas, cross-country ski and snowmobile trails.

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Where to Take the Kids Ice Skating in Tahoe

While we don’t have a professional hockey team, we do have some very nice, family-friendly ice skating rinks. Take the family out for nice relaxing night of ice skating. Here are our picks for some great places to take the family out on a skate date.

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On the Hill: Groomers at Heavenly

On the Hill, brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, brings you a video report showcasing Tahoe’s ski conditions every day. Today’s activity: Join Tahoe ‘On the Hill’ reporter Brian Hamilton for another groomer day at Heavenly. New snow is forecasted for tonight. Heavenly official report: 0” in past 24 hours Field report: No new snow,…

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On the Hill: Hitting Cat Track at Heavenly

On the Hill, brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, brings you a video report showcasing Tahoe’s ski conditions every day. Today’s activity: Join Tahoe ‘On the Hill’ reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Cat Track at Heavenly. Conditions have improved since last Friday’s video. Nice groomed runs are available for your enjoyment…

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On the Hill: Boreal Stash Grooms up Perfectly

On the Hill, brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, brings you a video report showcasing Tahoe’s ski conditions every day. Today’s activity: Join Tahoe ‘On the Hill’ reporter Jenna Andrews for some fun at Boreal. Sunny skies with warm temperatures today. Groomed runs are best as the snow is heavy and has set…

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On the Hill: Heavenly is Perfect for Blue Bird Days

On the Hill, brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, brings you a video report showcasing Tahoe’s ski conditions every day. Today’s activity: Another groomer blue bird day at Heavenly with Brian Hamilton! They are keeping their runs very nice considering the lack of recent snowfall. With runs on the California side open and…

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On the Hill: New Pow Flies at Kirkwood

On the Hill, brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, brings you a video report showcasing Tahoe’s ski conditions every day. Today’s activity: Join On the Hill reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down lower Zachary at Kirkwood. Kirkwood was the first to get hit by this storm and they received 4-6” in the…

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On the Hill: Chest-Deep Powder at Northstar

On the Hill, brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, brings you a video report showcasing Tahoe’s ski conditions every day. Breakdown: Join Tahoe ‘On the Hill’ reporter Jenna Andrews for a great powder run down the backside at Northstar. Low visibility and wet snow conditions exist, ski with caution and be aware of…

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On the Hill: Backside Opens at Kirkwood

On the Hill, brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, brings you a video report showcasing Tahoe’s ski conditions every day. Today’s activity: Join Tahoe ‘On the Hill’ reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Zachary at Kirkwood. Kirkwood received 8 feet of snow last week! This allowed them to open up way more…

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Sledding at Lake Tahoe: The Do’s and Don’ts

Story by Dylan Silver, Tahoe Daily Tribune Sledding is one of the most fun and accessible winter activities out there. But don’t think that it doesn’t come with its fair share of risk. As with all snowsports, there’s a right way and a wrong way to hit the hill. Here are a few tips to…

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Winter Hikes, More, Offered by Tahoe Rim Trail Association

By Tom Lotshaw, Tahoe Daily Tribune Tahoe Rim Trail Association kicks off several months of winter recreation events, programs and skills courses Saturday with a three-mile hike at Van Sickle Bi-State Park. Activities run through March. With a wimpy winter to date, this first hike may not require snowshoes as originally planned, but it will coincide…

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Carve Tahoe Back with More Snow Sculptors

By Adam Jensen, ajensen@tahoedailytribune.com International teams are set to square off in a snow-carving competition at Northstar California this week. The second annual Carve Tahoe event begins Tuesday and runs through next weekend at and around the resort’s village. Each team will carve an original snow sculpture out of a 10-foot-by-10-foot-by-12-foot block of compacted man-made snow during…

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Lake Tahoe Cross-Country Skiing: Truckee

Here are two hidden secrets for those looking to cross-country ski where the snow falls most.

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On the Hill: Sugar Bowl’s Lake View Groomed and Ready

On the Hill, brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, brings you a video report showcasing Tahoe’s ski conditions every day. Breakdown: Join Tahoe ‘On the Hill’ reporter Matt Hardy for a snowy run down Lake View at Sugar Bowl Resort. Six lifts spinning, 17 trails open (all groomed). Sugar Bowl’s official report:…

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On the Hill: Winter Hike to Cascade Lake

On the Hill, brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, brings you a video report showcasing Tahoe’s ski conditions every day. Today’s activity: Join Tahoe ‘On the Hill’ reporter Drew Hanley for a change of pace; a winter hike to Cascade Lakes. The 35-minute hike starts at the Bayview Trailhead.   Field report: Temps are…

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