– WINTER ACTIVITIES –

Lake Tahoe Cross-Country Skiing: East Shore

Perfect for scenic views. If you have the legs to climb the steep trails, you’ll be rewarded at the top.

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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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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…

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On the Hill: Round-A-Bout is a Great Long Groomer

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 Roundabout at Heavenly. Nice groomed runs are available for your enjoyment today. In the morning conditions have been slightly…

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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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Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts’ Job Fairs

If you love to ski or snowboard and are looking for a job, get ready for living the dream. Most Lake Tahoe ski resorts are seeing seasonal employees. Check out our list of coming job fairs and resort employment sites, and check back as we’ll update as we get more info. In California, Heavenly, Northstar…

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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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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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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: 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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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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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: 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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On the Hill: Kirkwood gets 14″ of Fresh Pow

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 powder run through the trees at Kirkwood. Winter came back to us last night and left us with 14 inches of fresh…

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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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Improve Your Lake Tahoe Skiing Experience with Properly Fitted Boots

A proper fitting boot will deliver the best performance; increasing energy transfer, power, and control over your skis.

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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…

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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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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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On the Hill: Northstar’s Backside Open and Groomed

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 run down the newly opened and groomed backside at Northstar. Nine lifts spinning, 24 trails open (14 groomed), three terrain parks…

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