Winter Activities

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: 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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Lake Tahoe Cross-Country Skiing: West Shore

Are you a cross-country skier? Don’t miss out on Sugar Pine Point on the west shore

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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…

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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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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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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: 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….

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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: 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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Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts Map

Find ski resorts around the Lake Tahoe basin as well as links to resort trail maps.

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On the Hill: New Snow Means Lightning-Fast Groomers

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 2” in the last 24 hours, which fell on top of freshly groomed runs….

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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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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: 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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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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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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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: 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: Heavenly’s Groomers are Today’s Best Bet

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 Upper Mombo at Heavenly. The recent storm has left a nice base and is allowing Heavenly to open more terrain….

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