“Get Outside”

It's winter, so get outside and enjoy! Remember it's not where you live, it's how you live. Be safe.. " order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"] … [Read more...]

Squaw Valley Named Best Ski Resort in North America!

It's ski season, and USA TODAY 10Best set out to find North America's top skiing and snowboarding resorts. We recruited a panel of pro skiers and snowboarders (including several Olympians) to nominate their 20 favorite North American resorts, and our readers have been voting daily for their favorites for the past four weeks. The results are in, and we have a winner! … [Read more...]

Forbes Top 10 Ski Resorts In America – Squaw Valley USA

5. Squaw Valley is the best resort in the Lake Tahoe area. In fact, it’s the best resort in any of the three contiguous West Coast states — and that’s a big deal, as there are a lot of great ski hills between Los Angeles and the Canadian border. On a weekend day, you can watch some of the greatest skiers in the world shoot big lines down the Palisades and, a mere … [Read more...]

Mt Shasta “Backcountry Playground”

With January feeling and looking like June, I decided to head north to the one place that always puts a smile on my face, Mt Shasta.  If you like corn skiing, Shasta will never disappoint! My advice, watch the weather and make it happen.  With very little snow, spring skiing most likely will be in March if we're lucky . … [Read more...]

Keeping it Fresh, Avy Danger!

210 centimeters at 9000 ft, SE aspect, little sun exposure, give us the thumbs up and more importantly ski another day.  Be smart in the backcountry, education is paramount, your life is depending on it.  When you do, a healthy respect and appreciation will follow and ultimately make you a better person. Checkout the Advisory everyday! … [Read more...]

Value Alert – Tahoe Lakefront Meeks Bay

Extensively remodeled lakefront w/ over sized lake side deck & full southern exposure. One-of-a-kind setting at one of Tahoe's most private & exclusive locations. Stunning majestic views across Meek's Bay to Rubicon Peak, Mt. Tallac, & Freel Peak. On .4AC the home is tastefully finished w/ interior wood, large picture windows, granite counter tops, & … [Read more...]

Top 10 Chairlifts in the Western United States | According To The Examiner

Squaw Valley USA - KT-22 does it again.   … [Read more...]

Backcountry Dogs are Cool

World famous S Jones or better known as "Fuji" and his best friend Bruno soaking in the views from Rose Knob.  Excellent day to tour, good sun until one massive deathstar cloud told us to shove it.  Sun or no sun the "Knob" never disappoints, excellent corn skiing.  Yes, I said corn in February, it's Califonia and that's why we love it here. Looking ahead, next … [Read more...]

Did it Snow? Really?

Good friend "Crossfit D" takes a moment atop of Incline Peak giving the thumbs up for the much needed snow over the weekend.  Although this was a warm storm (bummer!), the change of weather throughout the Tahoe region and California in general was great to see.  Above 8,000 feet the skiing is excellent, smiles across the board.  If the current forecast holds true to … [Read more...]

Snow – Are You Ready?

8 inches of fresh powder Monday night.  The famous Tahoe tease, looks like winter, feels like winter, it's not winter.  However, this is a great time of year to get organized with our winter toys and tools.   For example, make sure your equipment (backcountry gear) is safe and ready to roll.  Make a checklist and double check your gear to make sure you can trust it … [Read more...]