Winter Activities

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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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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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: 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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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: 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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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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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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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: 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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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: 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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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 Ski Resorts Map

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

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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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Lake Tahoe Cross-Country Skiing: South Shore

Check out these fantastic ski areas on the South Shore, from granite domes to steep challenging mountain peaks.

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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: 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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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: 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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