Skiing

Historic Granlibakken provides a unique winter experience in Lake Tahoe

Although its hill is extremely modest and barely garners a mention among Lake Tahoe’s many famed ski resorts, for several decades Granlibakken was known as the only winter playgr ...

Timely snowstorms have made this a season to remember for Tahoe resorts

In the advertising world, identifying the appropriate product and developing a marketing scheme behind it is standard procedure.In some respects, ski resorts are like any other bus ...

Some handy tips for buying new skis

Attention all you budget-conscious types. Let’s face facts – change is required. It’s time to ditch those archaic skis and get hooked up with a new pair of shaped skis.Yes, i ...

Death of snowboarder at Alpine Meadows brings heightened safety awareness Death of snowboarder at Alpine Meadows heightens safety awareness

Each ski season, tragedy occurs on the slopes nationwide and awakens people to the inherent dangers that can occur.The latest reminder that skiing and snowboarding can result in tr ...

More snowfall means more visitors to resorts

By most accounts, the ski season was a dramatic success a year ago for Lake Tahoe and other California resorts. According to statistics compiled by the California Travel & Tou ...

Northstar’s stay and play philosophy

In this European-inspired ski village, a recent sunny Monday morning arrives with considerable activity. Coffee-seeking people of all ages wander into Starbucks for a wakeup call, ...