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  • Jan. 15-28 Tahoe Weekly on stands now

    By The Weekly on January 14, 2015
    Click the image below for Tahoe Weekly digital edition A combination of low water levels on Lake Tahoe combined with low temperatures led to the lake freezing near Bristlecone Beach from Dec. 29 to Jan. 3, creating the rare opportunity to ice skate on Lake Tahoe. The ice lasted several days and covered an area about the size of a football field. […]
  • 2014-15 Tahoe Powder

    By The Weekly on January 14, 2015
    Click here for Tahoe Weekly digital edition.   Tahoe Powder is the only ski and snowboard lifestyle magazine about Tahoe. In the winter 2014-15 edition readers may explore Tahoe from its 15 downhill resorts to the nightlife. From family time on the sled hill to music festivals. Tahoe offers something for everyone.
  • Going back to school

    By Jenn Sheridan on January 14, 2015
    By Jenn Sheridan   Photos courtesy Northstar California As someone who grew up on the ski hill, its easy to let my ego think I know everything there is to know about ski technique, but the truth is a few lazy habits have surely lead to bad form over the years. When Vail Resorts announced it would be hosting women-specific […]
  • Remembering Tahoe Weekly founder

    By The Weekly on January 14, 2015
    Click the image below for Feb. 18-Mar. 3, 1982 digital edition  The founder of the Tahoe Weekly, David Mogilefsky, succumbed to a heart attack inside his Maui home on Dec. 20, 2014. Mogilefsky founded the Tahoe Weekly with the first issue published on Feb. 18, 1982, under the name North Tahoe Week. Mogilefsky sought to capture the spirit of Tahoe in each issue […]
  • Tahoe Time | Epic cross-country adventures

    By Tim Hauserman on January 14, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman   Hougard | Tahoe Donner Cross Country For many mountain folks, skate skiing at a cross-country ski area is a great way to enjoy the snow while getting a quick, full-body workout. And, yes, it serves that purpose well. But are you ready for a lengthy ski adventure to experience the best that some of our Nordic […]
  • Keeping us safe in the mountains | Lel Tone · a local profile

    By Tim Hauserman on January 14, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman   Lel, front, teaches proper technique of finding a person swept away by an avalanche during a workshop. | Tim Hauserman   A few years ago, I took an Avalanche Level One course. My ventures into the winter woods primarily involve easy touring or skating the groomed trails at cross-country ski resorts, but I was fascinated to […]
  • African-Americans caught Gold Fever, too

    By Mark McLaughlin on January 14, 2015
    By Mark McLaughlin   In one of the largest voluntary migrations in human history, the California Gold Rush attracted adventurous men and women from around the world. Crazed by the lure of instant wealth, they jammed aboard cramped sailing ships or endured fatiguing overland treks in order to dig placer gold in the Sierra foothills. These daring gold seekers came […]
  • Unanticipated consequences

    By Warren Miller on January 14, 2015
    In the mid-1950s there was a Sun Valley ski patrolman featured in my annual ski film. I had movies of him rocketing down the Christmas Bowl Ridge towing a toboggan. After the audience got used to his high speed I casually mentioned that he only had one leg. I was surprised the next morning when the telephone rang in my […]
  • Dec. 31, 2014-Jan. 14, 2015 Tahoe Weekly on stands now

    By The Weekly on December 30, 2014
    Click the image below for Tahoe Weekly digital edition Hundreds of kilometers of cross-country trails await skiers and snowshoers at Lake Tahoe and Truckee’s Nordic ski resorts ranging from Royal Gorge, the largest cross-country area in North America, to local state parks with free trails open to everyone to this scenic trail located at Northstar. Tag @TheTahoeWeekly and #TahoePowder on Facebook or Instagram […]
  • Explore Nordic sports

    By The Weekly on December 30, 2014
    So, what are you waiting for? You spend countless hours committed to first tracks skiing and snowboarding at your favorite ski areas, or making predawn treks into the back country. But, if you’re never tried cross-country skiing or skating, you haven’t explored all that Tahoe has to offer in the winter. From hundreds of kilometers of groomed tracks at local […]