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Community Event Series to Take Place at Start Haus During the 2023/24 Ski Season Featuring Athlete Travis Ganong Truckee, Calif. (Nov 13, 2023) – Local ski and bike shop, Start Haus is thrilled to announce a partnership with world-renowned ski race athlete, and Tahoe local, Travis Ganong. This collaboration brings together two well-known local entities to [...]

Alpenglow Sports Announces the18th Annual Winter Speaker Series Lineup

Local Freeskier Michelle Parker Kicks Series Off on November 30th. Humility and Impact Chances are, if you have been around Tahoe for any length of time over the past 18 years, you have at least heard of the Alpenglow Sports Winter Speaker series in North Lake Tahoe. In this, its 18th year of outdoor sports [...]

A Powder Paradise &Skier’s Haven

Sugar Bowl Ski Resort It's a skier's utopia, a place where gravity becomes your best friend, and every turn is a dance with the mountains. This is powder skiing in the Sierra Nevada, and The place to be is sugar bowl resort.Are you ready for powder skiing in the Sierra Nevada? The Sierra's snow-covered peaks [...]

Explore the Winter Wonderland: Snowmobiling Adventures in Lake Tahoe

Get ready to embark on an adrenaline-packed winter adventure in the stunning winter wonderland of Lake Tahoe. From picturesque snow-covered landscapes to heart-pumping snowmobiling trails, this destination is a dream come true for adventure seekers and nature lovers alike.  Lake Tahoe offers unparalleled opportunities for snowmobiling enthusiasts to explore its vast and diverse terrain. Whether [...]

New BAJIO Sunglasses cut through the Glare of Sierra Granite

Exploring the Clarity: A Comprehensive Review of BAJIO Sunglasses for Outdoor Enthusiasts Gear - November 19, 2023 - As a passionate hiker in the Sierra, the necessity of a reliable pair of sunglasses cannot be overstated. In the harsh glare of the Sierra Granite, protecting your eyes becomes paramount. I have now spent nearly 10 [...]

Nordica Enforcer 100:Unleash Your Inner Ski Beast with the 2024 Upgrade

2024 Nordica Enforcer 100 Rated Top Pick by Ski Magazine Gear Reviews- November 2023 - winter edition - As winter approaches and Sierra's snow-covered peaks beckon, it's time to prepare for the 23-24 ski season. To ensure you're equipped with the best gear for the adventure ahead, look no further than the 2024 Nordica Enforcer [...]

Introducing the SCARPA Ski Boot Revolution: Unleash Your Ultimate Sierra Adventure

Gear News - December 2023 - Winter edition- Winter warriors, Sierra Nevada ski enthusiasts, and powder chasers, gather 'round! The winter season is just around the corner, and there's something epic coming your way that you don't want to miss. SCARPA, the iconic brand renowned for its high-performance mountain sports footwear, is about to rock [...]

Backcountry Paradise at Stephens Peak

The Carson Pass Region: Your Gateway to Backcountry Bliss Eldorado National Forest is a hidden gem for backcountry skiing, and the area around Carson Pass, located on Highway 88, serves as a perfect gateway to explore the magnificent terrain of Reds Peak and Stephens Peak. This region is not only accessible but also offers an [...]

SNO-GO Announces Three New Ski Bike Models for 2023/24 Snow Season

New models include a revamped base edition, a brand new lightweight model, and a premium ski bike featuring components from FOX and Deity. September 25, 2023, Salt Lake City, UT/OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – SNO-GO, the global leader in ski bikes, today announced the release of three new ski bikes for the 2023/2024 snow season: an enhanced Shift model, [...]

What Makes Yosemite Valley a Must-Visit Destination in the Winter?

Yosemite Valley is renowned globally for its stunning landscapes, towering granite cliffs, and cascading waterfalls. But, have you ever wondered what makes Yosemite Valley a must-visit destination in the winter? This article will unravel the unique allure of this extraordinary location during the winter season.In winter, the Yosemite Valley transforms into a tranquil beauty, with [...]

A beautiful Late Fall hike in the Lakes Basin

Big Bear Lake Loop in the Lakes Basin Recreational Area of Plumas County Late October hiking can be so spectacular in the Sierra Nevada. October is my & my son's favorite hiking month, sometimes because of the fall colors, but often just because we enjoy that cold air on the lungs when climbing in the [...]

Day Hiking to Frozen Iceberg Lake in Ansel Adams Wilderness

I'm sure many of you can relate to my absolute awe and fascination with the Eastern Sierra. I am always seeking new areas to explore and when someone recommended Iceberg Lake, I knew it was a hike I wanted to tackle before winter arrives. This incredible hike navigates around a series of lakes: Shadow Lake [...]

Nutrition you’ll need to fuel your next adventure

Breakdown of macronutrients and how each plays a role in energy, fuel reserve and caloric burn when being active (hiking, snowboarding or skiing, etc.) As we turn into the winter season, you’re likely already piecing together your next adventure! Whether that be snowboarding or skiing at some of the best mountains in the west coast, [...]

Ride the Tahoe Skies At Palisades Tahoe

Palisades Tahoe's Base to Base Gondola A Game Changer for Tahoe Basin Skiers In the world of winter sports, there are moments when nature aligns perfectly with human innovation, creating legendary opportunities. Such a moment occurred in December 2022 when Palisades Tahoe's Base to Base Gondola was unveiled just in time for the record-breaking winter [...]

A Chilly Adventure Towards Dick’s Peak

A Challenging Desolation Wilderness Adventure Why do I do this to myself? I’m tired and cold. Who gets up at 5 am on a Sunday to drag themselves up a mountain, especially when that mountain was being blanketed in snow as I prepared for this journey?The Bayview Trailhead has led me to Maggie’s Peak several [...]

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