skiing

2 skiers die in Placer County ski accidents

A Sugar Bowl resort employee from Brazil and a 43-year-old Belmont man skiing at Tahoe have died after crashing into trees while skiing. On Thursday, the body of 18-year-old Santo ...

Perfect storm morphs into perfect day for skiing

Perfect conditions at Sierra resorts welcomed throngs of skiers this weekend during the traditional start of the season. At Boreal Mountain Resort, in the Sierra about 50 miles ea ...

Interstate 80 construction shutting down for snow season

With snowstorms already starting to pound the upper Sierra, much-traveled Interstate 80 is saying ‘goodbye’ to construction crews and ‘welcome back’ to throngs of skiers. C ...

The relaxed atmosphere of spring skiing

Although several hours of snow time remain on this sun-drenched Sunday afternoon, the biggest challenge for many isn’t carving some nice turns on the hill, it’s finding ...

Spring time means let’s make a deal at many Lake Tahoe resorts

Although snow totals are far from record-setting, Lake Tahoe ski resorts have benefitted from some timely storms this season that have resulted in plenty of good days to hit the sl ...

Snowboard lessons not just for children any longer

Unlike the past, a beginning snowboard lesson now often includes a variety of ages, because it’s now an accepted winter sport that’s not just for kids.   A grou ...

Hidden Heavenly: More than meets the eye at Tahoe resort

It’s a relatively quiet Sunday morning in South Lake Tahoe, a day when the weekend warriors are waking up late, a bit groggy from staying in the casinos far too long the nigh ...

For Rahlves, final chapter in Olympic medal quest nears

One of the few things Daron Rahlves never accomplished in his storied career as a ski racer was proudly standing on the podium and collecting an Olympic medal.   Four years ...

Some handy tips for getting your child started on the slopes

The enormous wave of storms that blanketed the Sierra range last week means plenty of snow for some major ski holidays looming in February. With a three-day family weekend plann ...

Squaw celebrates its proud past of hosting 1960 Olympic Games

He had the audacity to suggest his fledgling ski resort in Northern California could adequately play host to the Winter Olympics. It was quite a bold move by Alex Cushing, who at ...