– WINTER ACTIVITIES –

On the Hill: Storm moving into Tahoe!

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 cruise down Lumberjack at Northstar Resort. Snow guns are going full blast and it is SNOWING! Northstar official report: 0″ new…

Read »

On the Hill: Blue Bird and Corduroy

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 Daily Tribune reporter Brian Hamilton for a run down Ridge Run at Heavenly. Blue bird and corduroy are the theme today. The weather is very nice, with next to…

Read »

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…

Read »

Lake Tahoe Cross-Country Skiing Guide

Some consider cross country skiing the perfect sport: It uses most all muscle masses, burns lots of calories and it’s enjoyable. It provides an opportunity to spend time with friends and family while getting exercise.

Read »

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…

Read »

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…

Read »

On the Hill: Early Snow 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 Matt Hardy for a cruise down Pinball at Northstar.  Northstar official report: 0″ new snow overnight, 0″ in last week Field report: Nicely groomed…

Read »

Rhalves’ Banzai Tour Returns to Tahoe

This event showcases racing in its purest form with four at a time going head-to-head over natural terrain in ski and boarder-cross style action.

Read »

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…

Read »

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.

Read »

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…

Read »

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

Read »

Five Great Lake Tahoe Spring Break Ideas

After all the tests, the homework, expensive books and overpriced parking, don’t you deserve a a nice spring break? Lake Tahoe is full of great spring break ideas, so don’t just rent a hotel room and wing it. Go big and check out our top five favorite spring break ideas!

Read »

On the Hill: Riding the Rails at Boreal

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 tricks at Boreal’s progression park. From base lodge you can access 4 out of 6 main lifts and Woodward At Tahoe….

Read »

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!

Read »

On the Hill: Blue Bird Days Back 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 Upper Mombo at Heavenly. Get ready to enjoy another beautiful blue bird day above the lake at Heavenly this…

Read »

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…

Read »

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.

Read »

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…

Read »

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…

Read »