Winter Activities

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: 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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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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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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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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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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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!

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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 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: Heavenly Opens Nevada Side

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 at Heavenly. News for the day is Stagecoach is open and that means top to bottom skiing on the Nevada side! 8…

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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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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: 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: 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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