5 Reasons to visit North Lake Tahoe this summer

January 23rd, 2015

Dreaming of summer? North Lake Tahoe awes all year round and below are five reasons to put North Lake Tahoe on your summer travel calendar.

1. The Lake

Often regarded as the U.S.’s most beautiful lake, no trip is complete without overlooking the vast blueness of Lake Tahoe. As the largest Alpine lake in the world, measuring 22 miles across and 72 miles around, Tahoe’s clarity is an unmatched 70.6 feet deep. The water is just as blue as Tahoe’s sky, which boasts more than 275 days of sunshine a year.


2. Human Powered Sports


Only in North Lake Tahoe will you find miles of mountain biking trails, mountain peaks reaching 10,778 feet and dozens of beaches for stand up paddleboarding. Not sure how to get started? Check out this ebook with must-know steps for beginners and those looking to go a little more extreme.


3. Family-Friendly options

If relaxing on a beach with your family, creating candles and a meandering horse ride sound like an ideal vacation for your family, North Lake Tahoe has plenty of options. Don’t miss a day enjoying Tahoe City, a hub for shopping, dinning, events, the region’s best sightseeing cruise, the Tahoe Gal, and the Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema.


4. The Music and Culture

Enjoy live music nightly everywhere from an intimate casino once frequented by Frank Sinatra to one of North Lake Tahoe’s largest beaches at sunset. The summer-long High Notes music series offers nightly music, many of which are free. The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is a summer staple at Sand Harbor’s outdoor amphitheater overlooking one of Tahoe’s most beautiful areas.


5. The Drinks

No summer day is complete without a world-famous Wet Woody at Gar Woods Grill & Pier. Gar Woods offers 18 different types of Wet Woodys, which simply is a combination of rums. For a vintage feel try the 18 Year Old Woody with 18 year old Flor de Cana fine rum. Or for a nice bite, try the Raspberry on my Woody with raspberry puree, Malibu & Bacardi 151.

Traveling from the East Coast? Jet Blue is now offering daily non-stop flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JKF) and Tahoe’s closest airport, Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO), only a 45-minute drive away. JetBlue’s schedule between the two airports begins May 28, 2015. Book fares now for the lowest fares.

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North Tahoe Heros from Mountain to Kitchen

January 20th, 2015

Meet a Local

Meet Tim Reeve, ski instructor at Squaw Valley for the past 35 years. To celebrate Learn to Ski and Ride month, we sat down with Mr. Reeve’s and chatted about his favorite North Tahoe experiences and his love of skiing.

Favorite age group to teach: I really enjoy teaching all levels and age groups, but if I had to choose, my favorite age group to teach would be adults. I love learning about them, and their life experiences can often be used as a tool to help them improve their skiing.

Best conditioning technique: The best off-season conditioning technique would have to be mountain biking. Once winter hits, non-stop laps are the best way to stay in shape and improve skill!

Favorite Student-Teacher story: Wow – I have so many fantastic student-teacher stories, but I will always remember skiing with Roger Moore from the James Bond films. He would even recite some of the famous lines for me!  He also told me that in the films he was not allowed to ski. When I asked if he had a double, he said one time they had him strapped to a sled on skis, and a patrol member towed him along as they filmed him from the waist up! He said it was more frightening than just skiing!!

How Many Years In Tahoe: I’ve been in Tahoe for 35 years

Best word to describe North Lake Tahoe: Majestic!

Favorite place to spend a Saturday: Squaw Valley!

Describe what inspired you to move to the North Shore: The skiing and beautiful Lake Tahoe

Favorite month in North Lake Tahoe: March. March almost always has the most snow and the nicest weather.

Favorite trail: It depends on the time of year. In the winter, my favorite trail is Chute 75 at Squaw Valley. In the summer, I enjoy mountain biking on the Flume Trail.

Favorite locally made product: The soup at Soupa, located in The Village at Squaw Valley, is my absolute favorite.

Dish & Drink of the Month

There’s a new Executive Chef at West Shore Café! Kristi Ritchey arrived in North Lake Tahoe last month and has brought with her a passion for living and eating healthy. A former Los Angeles “Top Chef,” Chef Ritchey is updating the winter menu with a creative fusion of Italian and French dishes.

While you’re there, be sure to try a new local favorite – the Duck Confit Cannelloni. Served with roasted onion jus, shaved pecorino and duck cracklings, the dish has a crispy texture and the sauce compliments it well with a sweet, fresh taste that keeps the dish savory, yet light.

Visit Monday nights from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for half price dinner entrees.

To drink? Cozy up with one of four hot cocktails on the winter drink menu – with options like the Hops & Rye (templeton rye / aperol / fresh lemon / honey syrup / lagunitas IPA float) to the Hot Toddy (with house made yoddy syrup) and Mexican Hot Chocolate. Our favorite is the Salted Carmel Apple Cider. Yum!

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January 14th, 2015

January is National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month and North Lake Tahoe resorts are offering deals to ignite or rekindle your passion for skiing and snowboarding.

Many of North Lake Tahoe’s 12 downhill resorts are offering steep discounts on lessons, lift tickets, rentals and more, making it easier than ever to try a new sport. Read below for deals or check GoTahoeNorth.com/cool-deals.

Tahoe Donner Ski Area

Both Tahoe Donner’s cross-country and downhill ski areas offer a two for one combo package until January 16. For $81, get a one-hour private lesson, all-day trail pass or lift ticket and rentals for two. Individual packages are available for ages 7+ ($39) and include everything above and a 1 hour and 45 minute group lesson.

Diamond Peak Ski Resort

Diamond Peak hosts its own Learn to Ski & Ride week January 12-16 getting kids as young as four on the mountain. The $39 package includes a beginner lift ticket, rental equipment and a 1 hour and 45 minute lesson for ages 7 and up and a two-hour lesson for ages 4 to 7.

For season long learning, Diamond Peak’s Diamond Club Membership ($119) includes three beginner packages with rental equipment, group lessons and beginner lift tickets. Complete three lessons and earn a lift ticket and one-day equipment rental for use during the season.

Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

Alpine Meadows offers a $49 Learn to Ski & Ride special Monday through Friday, January 5-30 for beginners 13+. The package includes everything to get started: a beginner lift ticket, equipment rental and a two and a half hour beginner lesson.


Boreal Mountain Resort offers its highly recognized beginner program: Take 3, Ride FREE. Before heading up to the mountain, purchase a lessons package online and after completing three lessons, be rewarded with a 2014-2015 Boreal Unlimited Season Pass.

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe

Mt. Rose’ beginning programs include a two-hour lesson on its wide slopes, equipment rental and all-day lift ticket ($92 online, $97 at the window).

For skiers and riders who have strapped in before, but are not quite ready for the Chutes, Mt. Rose offers two intermediate programs: Next Step Lessons and Performance Workshops. The two-hour Next Step lesson provides a lesson, beginner terrain lift ticket and rental equipment ($102 online, $107 at the window). Looking to improve skills in powder, crud, bump and steeps? Try Mt. Rose’s Performance workshops for $39 per person.

Sugar Bowl Resort

Sugar Bowl Resort offers its terrain-based learning Learn to Ski and Ride package ($59)  which includes a comprehensive two-hour lesson, equipment rental and a limited lift ticket for use on White Pine and Flume chairlifts.

Northstar California 

Northstar offers a variety of lesson options for first-time snow enthusiasts. Ultimate 4 lessons provide students with more one-on-one instruction and group lessons are a fun way to build confidence as well as customizable experiences with the Adventure, Guiding and Learning Center.

Homewood Mountain Resort

Homewood Resort’s Ski & Snowboard School boasts stunning views of Lake Tahoe and offers adult Learn to Ski/Ride packages with a lift ticket, rentals and lesson for $49 available Sunday-Friday.


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Gifts from North Lake Tahoe

December 22nd, 2014

All North Lake Tahoe ski resorts are open and hosting holiday festivities to suit all

A prolonged winter storm brought continual snowfall to all 12 North Lake Tahoe ski resorts last week and throughout the weekend, prompting the season opening of Homewood Mountain Resort, Diamond Peak Ski Resort and Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area over the weekend. A great Holiday gift for skiers and boarders alike!

With the holidays approaching, Santa and his elves will be making appearances across various resorts to spread holiday cheer. Don’t miss Santa hitting the slopes at Diamond Peak, Homewood, Northstar California, and Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows. We hear he might even be handing out candy canes to fellow skiers and riders who are on the nice list.

Sugar Bowl Resort is celebrating the holidays with live music by Eric Engerbreston, an acoustic guitarist, at Judah Lodge each afternoon from December 26-28. The resort will also host horse-drawn sleigh rides throughout the holidays.

Santa and a group of carolers will continually move through The Village at Squaw Valley during the holidays and Olympic Gold Medalist, Jonny Moseley, will be on hand to ski with the public December 26-31. Meet him at Squaw Valley’s Gold Coast Demo Center at 2 p.m.

For fun off the slopes, Sand Harbor is hosting multiple weekends of holiday festivities. For perfect views of the lake, full-length sleigh rides will transport riders around the snow-covered vistas of Sand Harbor each weekend until January 4. Enjoy Ranger-led hikes, a history talk and a “Holiday Heritage” talk December 27 and 28 starting at 10 a.m.

With so many holiday choices, take an extra day to explore a new resort, a new hill or a new community. Lodging is still available across North Lake Tahoe, for information on lodging and activity deals visit www.GoTahoeNorth.com/Cool-Deals.

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North Lake Tahoe: A Mecca for Human Powered Sports

December 12th, 2014

North Lake Tahoe is a mecca for human powered sports – some we get to partake in more often than others. As weather on Thursday morning started to shift for a storm that brought over a foot of snow to the Sierras, the North Shore experienced swells that looked like something from the atlantic ocean. Locals didn’t skip a beat and hit the water with their surfboards.

Photo Credit: Justin Kaamasee

Video Credit: Chris Bartkowski

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Sugar Bowl Resort Celebrates 75th Anniversary

December 9th, 2014



Sugar Bowl Resort will celebrate its 75th anniversary this season, commemorating a long history that started with a yodeling 1930s Austrian ski champion and continues today with the resort’s recent investment of over $20 million in improvements to the Donner Summit ski resort.

The Sugar Bowl Corporation was formed on Oct. 13, 1938 and the ski resort officially opened for skiing on Dec. 15, 1939. Led by Hannes Schroll, an Austrian yodeler and champion skier, Sugar Bowl Resort built the first chairlift in California in the summer of 1939 on Mt. Disney, a peak named after early investor Walt Disney.

Sugar Bowl quickly became a destination for Hollywood stars and avid skiers who would load onto the “Snowball Special” trains for skiing at Mt. Disney and socializing in the newly built Bavarian lodge at its base. In 1953, the resort pioneered another ski industry milestone by building the first gondola on the West Coast. Since then, Sugar Bowl Resort has continued to upgrade and update its ski resort offerings while maintaining the history of the Sugar Bowl Lodge and the original gondola. Sugar Bowl added the Summit chairlift in 2009 and opened the brand new Crow’s Peak chairlift last year, adding intermediate and advanced terrain, and extensive backcountry access to the resort.

In 2012, Sugar Bowl Resort took over management of Royal Gorge, North America’s largest cross-country ski resort, and began updating the resort’s lodge, grooming equipment and operations. Last year Sugar Bowl Resort unveiled $20 million in improvements to the mountain, including a new ski-in, ski-out Sugar Bowl Academy campus, and a fitness, spa and ski training facility called the Sporthaus.

To celebrate Sugar Bowl Resort’s 75 years of operation, the resort will be holding a series of events and celebrations, including special music acts in the Mt. Judah Lodge throughout the season, an anniversary celebration in the Mt. Judah Lodge on Feb. 14. For a full list of events, go to www.sugarbowl.com

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Find out What’s New across the North Shore this season! Part II

December 2nd, 2014

In Part II of our What’s New post, we’re going to share off-mountain improvements, from activities to dining options around the North Shore. Join us this season to partake in all the fun our region has to offer. There is no shortage of deals to be had – for lodging specials and packages, be sure to check out the cool deals section of our website!

Northstar California launches Family Après Snow Play

New for winter 2014-2015, Family Après Snow Play offers an abundance of interactive activities. From ice sculptures to live music, to fun, kid-centric coaching from Northstar’s professional instructors, the festive atmosphere is ideal for families and children. Located at The Village Overlook above the skate arena, the Après Snow Play area offers additional activities during select weekends and holidays.

Homewood Resort and West Shore Café Villas

The West Shore Café and Inn now operates two and three bedroom villas just north of the Homewood property.  With stunning lake views and access to a private beach, each property contains a full kitchen, which is outfitted with tableware, bar seating, and granite counter-tops, along with a master suite and guest rooms. Relax with family and friends in the living area furnished with a large flat screen TV, gas fireplace and vaulted ceilings. Villa guests can expect the same exceptional concierge services as the West Shore Inn.

Diamond Peak electric car charging station

Diamond Peak Resort installed two electric vehicle-charging stations, which allows drivers to charge their EVs while on the go. The four Eaton 70-am 240V J1772 Level 2 chargers are networked via ChargePoint.

Sugar Bowl SportHaus

The new $4.5 million Sport Haus is a full-service fitness and aquatic center, yoga studio and day spa for use by Sugar Bowl homeowners, lodge guests and Sugar Bowl Academy student athletes. Built adjacent to the resort’s Village Hall building on the Mt. Disney side of the resort, The Sport Haus features two lap lanes, outdoor hot tubs and athletic training space. Homeowners and lodge guests will be able to swim, participate in yoga classes and enjoy other fitness programs at the facility. The Sport Haus will also serve as a world class conditioning facility for Sugar Bowl Academy’s 75 student-athletes.


New On-Mountain Snowshoe Dinners at The Chalet at Alpine Meadows
New this winter season, guests can experience a snowshoe hike under the stars to The Chalet at Alpine Meadows, where they can enjoy an intimate seated dinner at the Swiss-style mid-mountain lodge. Menu items will include Alps-inspired dishes such as Sierra Nevada porter potato cheese soup, prime rib, chicken cordon bleu and apple strudel. The Snowshoe Dinners at The Chalet will be offered for up to 50 guests per seating on peak weekends and holidays throughout the 2014-15 winter season. Price: $69/person.

tōst – Champagne on the slopes. Every day.

New for winter 2014-2015, Northstar will host tōst, a celebratory culinary tradition that redefines the art of the daily toast. Celebrating the mountains, Lake Tahoe and the tradition of toasting to friends and family, Champagne, Prosecco and sparkling wine will be served each day on the mountain at 2 p.m. Guests are invited to sip bubbly and enjoy the authentic atmosphere of “California laid-back luxury” found only at Northstar.

Mountain Table Features California-sourced cuisine

Epicureans are invited to discover the essence of Northstar’s laid-back California luxury through Mountain Table, the new mountaintop culinary experience at Northstar’s Zephyr Lodge, which features an entire menu of California-sourced ingredients. Offered twice monthly from December, 2014 through March, 2015 as well as special seating during the weekend of Valentine’s Day, each mountaintop dinner presents a feast for the senses which celebrates the best of California’s freshly-sourced produce, meats and seasonal ingredients; masterfully paired with regional artisan wines, craft beers, and distilled spirits. Proceeds from Mountain Table dinners will be donated to one of North Lake Tahoe’s non-profit foundations.

Mountain High Sandwich Company opens in Incline Village

Mountain High Sandwich Company has a simple mission: to create a conscious menu and positive environment that supports healthy choices and sustainable practices. Their menu does just that and also accommodates food sensitivities by featuring vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes. Menu items include: unique sandwiches, healthy salads, wholesome grains, thoughtful soups, delicious sweets, freshly prepared grab-and-go selections and rotating beers on tap.

Renovations at the Rustic Lounge at the Cedar Glen Lodge

The Rustic Lounge is an award-winning restaurant and wine bar that offers a unique dining experience for guests and passers-by of Cedar Glen Lodge. Known for casual fine dining, the property is proud to introduce Award Winning Chef, Ana Bryan and Award Winning Pastry Chef ,David Meade to North Lake Tahoe. Open Wednesday through Sunday for dinner.

Tahoe Central Market opens in Kings Beach

Tahoe Central Market is committed to providing the freshest, local, organic produce and dairy to North Lake Tahoe. To achieve this, the market commissions purveyor trucks that go directly to/from local farms each week. This local hot spot also boasts a gourmet deli, daily soup specials, juice bar, and an exceptional selection of beer and wine.

Moe’s Original Barbecue opens in Tahoe City

Moe’s Original Bar B Que was founded by three Alabama boys: Ben Gilbert from Athens, Mike Fernandez from Tuscaloosa, and Jeff Kennedy from Huntsville. Meats are smoked fresh daily and unlike other BBQ joints, southern style side dishes and desserts are prepared daily from passed-down family recipes. The recently opened Tahoe City restaurant brings southern flair to the west coast.

Southwest Grill + Fireplace Pub at Homewood

Homewood’s classic ski lodge on the south side of the mountain is getting a makeover. The dining room will embrace a southwestern theme, complete with wood-fired grilled chicken and tri tip specials. Homewood’s Fireplace Pub will focus on the history of the resort, with classic photos from early days and the people who have made this West Shore resort special for 50+ years. Long known as the perfect room for families to gather around the massive wood-burning stove and warm up on a cold winter day, a renovated bar and the addition of classic board games will make the Fireplace Pub even more inviting this season.

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Find out What’s New across the North Shore this season! Part 1

December 1st, 2014

We’re home to the largest concentration of ski resorts and the largest alpine lake in North America. There are more chairlifts and combined miles of terrain parks than the entire state of Colorado. Yet even with these credentials, North Lake Tahoe continues to expand the winter experience by improving snowmaking capabilities and adding celebrations to an already packed events calendar. On and off mountain, the destination proves that adventure seekers of all levels are in for a treat this season.Over the next two days we’re going to share improvements and new information for the 2014/15 winter season. Enjoy!​



Homewood offers guided Snowcat tours

Homewood Mountain Resort offers skiers and snowboarders new snowcat access to 750+ acres of steeps, powder bowls and tree runs off Ellis Peak. All-day packages with Homewood Snowcat Adventures will feature small group sizes (10 skier/rider max) and a fully guided experience in the out-of-bounds terrain accessed only by snowcat. Atop the 1,828 vertical feet runs of Ellis Peak are panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the Desolation Wilderness. All-day packages begin at $399 per person, per day. Homewood is the only resort to offer snowcat tours in the Tahoe basin.

Sugar Bowl Resort celebrates anniversary with mid-mountain snowmaking pump

Sugar Bowl Resort marks its 75th anniversary by continuing its capital investment of over $20 million the past two seasons with a $500,000 mid-mountain snowmaking pump house. The pump will significantly improve snowmaking quality and capacity, effectively allowing for top-to-bottom 1,500 vertical skiing & riding by Thanksgiving, should temperatures cooperate.  

Diamond Peak debuts first of its kind grooming fleet

Diamond Peak Ski Resort will be home to the first grooming fleet in the country with PistenBully’s new SNOWsat technology. The technology will be outfitted on the existing fleet in addition to adding two PistenBully winch cats and Park Pro snowcats. The addition will produce optimum slope quality, efficiently and safety by using GPS-enhanced cartographic images that accurately measure snow depths.

Northstar California launches new Progression Snow Park for families and kids

Northstar’s renowned terrain parks are constructed with masterful precision suitable for the world’s best athletes, including 2014 Olympic gold medalist, David Wise. New this winter, the resort will open a progression snow park that caters to families and kids. Highlights include a smoother, more refined transition between beginner, intermediate and advanced ability levels during Burton Learn-to-Ride instruction. For families in search of the best adventures to enjoy together, this is a huge bonus.

Mt. Rose makes snowmaking first priority

Reno’s closest ski Resort, Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe, added thirty-four additional hydrants to its snowmaking fleet, increasing “firepower” on the lower mountain by 50 percent. Complimenting snowmaking capabilities are several trail improvements that increase the teaching terrain by nearly 100 percent. For more advanced skiers and riders, Powder Ridge has been thinned by addition of snow fencing.

Boreal Mountain Resorts Celebrates 50 Years

To mark its golden anniversary, Boreal Mountain Resort will host three events to celebrate the occasion along with commemorative giveaways. The resort continues to invest in energy-efficient snowmaking improvements designed to use less water and electrical energy in production. The addition of a 100-ft surface lift and expanded learning terrain provides a safer and less crowded area, ideal for beginners. A new pirate-themed terrain park, Neff Land, will be unveiled in January boasting over 30 rideable features, which include a life-sized ship mast, cannons, pirates and more. Located in the base area, Woodward Tahoe’s indoor pump track will undergo a complete renovation to provide a better learning and progression environment for snowsport guests on Parkskis™ and Parkboards™.

Soda Springs Mountain Resort

As the oldest ski resort in California, Soda Springs Mountain Resort is celebrating its 80th anniversary of operations this season. To mark this major milestone, the resort is receiving a complete facelift which includes the $1 million dollar West Meadow Lodge. This new building provides additional rental, ticket and food services along with space for guests to prepare for the day. West Meadow Lodge will primarily host Planet Kids, a unique program designed specifically for children (age 8 & under) to experience winter and snowsports.

New Google Glass App for Skiers and Snowboarders

Squaw Valley is launching the ski industry’s first app for Google Glass. Designed by Lumiplan, a tech company based in the French Alps and known for their solutions for electronic display systems, the Squaw Valley app will allow Google Glass wearers to view which trails and lifts are open and closed, without ever having to check a signage board or take their phone out of their pocket. Squaw Valley is the first ski resort to develop an app for Google Glass. The Squaw Valley Google Glass app will be available prior to the 2014-15 winter season through the Google Glass app store. Additional capabilities are planned for the app in the future.

Tahoe Donner builds new Cross Country Ski Center

A new $4.5 million Cross Country Ski Center at Tahoe Donner will improve service for skiers. The center is designed to meet needs of the growing community, which includes an energy efficient and environmentally conscious design, improved usage for school teams, enhanced rental facility with public locker room, parking lot designed to protect adjacent wetlands, and improved food and beverage. Construction is expected to be complete in early 2015. Cross-country ski trails will be accessible all season long, weather permitting, throughout construction.

Pacific Crest Bowls at Alpine Meadows

This winter, skiers and snowboarders can experience the newly designated Pacific Crest Bowls at Alpine Meadows. To better identify what is arguably Alpine Meadows’ best terrain, the resort has designated the terrain accessed by High T and the Sherwood Lift the “Pacific Crest South Bowls,” which includes the legendary S.P, Big Bend and Sun Bowls. Similarly, the terrain accessed by the Estelle/Beaver Traverse, including Wolverine, Beaver and Estelle Bowls, while keeping their individual names, now comprise the “Pacific Crest North Bowls.”

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

November 26th, 2014

Catch Sky High Black Friday & Cyber Monday Savings! Southwest Airlines is offering flight deals to Reno-Tahoe from San Diego, Los Angeles, PhoenixDenver and more, starting at $73 or 3,777 points one-way. Be sure to book before 11/27 for best deals! Click here for more details and see below for discounted lodging packages during your stay. Be sure to book quick – these deals won’t last!


The Village at Squaw Valley, save up to 25%

Stay at the slopeside Village at Squaw Valley and add on discounted lift tickets to Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows. Valid on early season stays, November 26, 2014 through December 19, 2014 for 2-night stays. Book Here.


Resort at Squaw Creek (Cyber Monday)

Book a winter vacation to North Lake Tahoe and save 40% off the best available rate for your chosen dates. Enjoy a getaway this winter and take advantage of our ski-in/ski-out access to Squaw Valley, as well as on-site sledding, snowshoeing, and more. Valid for stays December 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015. Package is pre-paid, non-refundable.

Book online or by calling: 530.583.6300 on Cyber Monday – December 1, with a promo code to be announced. (*Hint – promo code will be announced on their Facebook & Twitter pages early)

*Offer is subject to availability, restrictions may apply. Blackout dates include 12/26/14 – 1/3/15, 2/13 – 2/19, 2/27 – 2/28. Other blackout dates may apply. Cannot be used in conjunction with other offers, vouchers or packages. Not applicable to group rates.


The Tahoe Biltmore

Online reservation special! If you book a reservation online for a stay thru June 25, 2015, you receive your second night ½ OFF! This is a limited time offer and available for online reservations only. A great deal for the ski season! Book Here.


The West Shore Café – Villa Black Friday Special

Book a West Shore Villa for two nights and receive the third night at half price.  Special must be booked over the phone on Black Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Valid stay dates Nov. 24 through April 5, excluding holidays (Dec. 20 – Jan 2, Jan. 16 – Jan. 19, Feb. 13 – Feb. 22). Not valid with other offers.


In town and ready to shop? Check out Tahoe Mountain Sports. They are offering savings on gear, clothing and more!

Online (tahoemountainsports.com) and In-Store:

  • Get up to 25% off your favorite Patagonia clothes, like Patagonia Down Sweaters, Nano Puffs and Nano Airs.
  • Save 20% on Icebreaker Merino Clothing
  • Save 20% on Smartwool Clothing and socks
  • Save up to 40% on select North Face styles


In-Store Only Sale:

  • All of the above sales also apply in-store!
  • Buy 2, Get 1 Free – Darn Tough Vermont Socks
  • Luci Aura Lanterns – Reg: $24.95 Sale Price: $21.00
  • TriggerPoint Performance Therapy STK Roller (Great for the Crossfit fan in your life) 
- Reg: $34.95, Sale Price: $25.95
  • Save 30% on all Klean Kanteen water bottles
  • Surprise specials will be unleashed all weekend long!
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Like our newsletter content? Here’s more!

November 17th, 2014

Extra Extra

“Music, Brews and Mountains” is the theme for the WinterWonderGrass Tahoe Festival, establishing its first year at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows in Lake Tahoe, California March 20-22, 2015. WinterWonderGrass is a boutique winter music and craft beer festival featuring more than 15 bands and 12 California breweries over three days.

Headliners this year include acclaimed bluegrass bands, Trampled by TurtlesGreensky BluegrassThe Infamous Stringdusters and Elephant Revival as well as bluegrass legend Sam Bush.  California favorites Nicki Bluhm and the GramblersDead Winter CarpentersThe California Honey Drops and Brothers Comatose will also be performing, adding to the stellar line up.  Additional artists include FruitionScott LawHead for the Hills, Front Country, T-Sisters and The Dustbowl Revival.

First Chair tickets will go on sale November 4th for $119 at www.winterwondergrass.com for a limited time. All three-day festival tickets also include a commemorative festival beer mug, three hours of beer tastings and live music from 3-10pm on three stages. Children under the age of 12 are free.


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