Winter Activities

Activities for Non-Skiers in Tahoe

What else can you do in Tahoe, while everyone else is tearing up the slopes?

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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: 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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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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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: Northstar’s Grouse Alley

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. Firm conditions exist, always ski and ride with caution. Breezy but sunny day on the mountain today. 47 gorgeous groomed runs…

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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.

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On the Hill: Sunny and firm starts the day

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 Mombo at Heavenly. The bitter cold East wind from yesterday has calmed down, and it is a beautiful blue bird…

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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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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: 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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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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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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On the Hill: Lake View is Skiing Great at Squaw

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 run down Lake View at Squaw Valley. 11 lifts spinning, 22 trails open (11 groomed). Squaw Valley official report: 0″ overnight,…

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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: 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…

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Sledding and tubing at Lake Tahoe

As winter rapidly approaches, it’s time to dust off that sled or invest in a new one and prepare for another season of sledding. Lake Tahoe offers the perfect location to venture out on a new sled or borrow a tube and sail down the groomed runs of area resorts.

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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: 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: 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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