Winter Activities

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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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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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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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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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: 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: 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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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: 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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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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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: 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: 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: 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…

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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 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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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: 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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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: 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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