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North Tahoe, the Continent’s Cross Country Skiing Capital, Offers Cross Country Skiing Options for All Styles of Skier

Already home to North America’s largest cross country resort and 11 cross country skiing locations scattered across the north shore of Lake Tahoe, the region known as the capital of North American Cross country skiing continues to upgrade its offerings to its dedicated and new skiers equally.   Royal Gorge Cross Country Resort, now under the management of Sugar Bowl Read More >

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The Great Ski Race® Returns on March 3

The largest cross-country ski race west of the Mississippi is slated for this Sunday, March 3. Starting near the shores of Lake Tahoe, The Great Ski Race® covers 30km with 1,200 feet of uphill and 1,800 of downhill between Tahoe City and Truckee, Calif. The current record time is one hour and seven minutes, and the final contestant typically crosses Read More >

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Free Lift Tickets, Free Ski Gear and Way More from North Lake Tahoe

This winter is the time to score free swag from North Lake Tahoe. With 3 giveaways running on their Facebook page, there's sure to be something for everyone. Are you going to be a winner? 1. Escape to North Lake Tahoe Lift Ticket Giveaway - Win a pair of lift tickets in the Escape to North Lake Tahoe Lift Ticket Giveaway. Read More >

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North Lake Tahoe Launches First-Ever Free Ski Shuttle

Getting to North Lake Tahoe’s snowy ski slopes just got a whole lot easier.   The North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association in partnership with the Truckee/North Tahoe Transportation Management Association and Placer County, the town of Truckee and several ski resorts recently launched the region’s first-ever, area-wide Free Ski Shuttle, serving North Lake Tahoe, Truckee and Donner Summit. The service Read More >

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Learn To Ski or Board for $30 in North Tahoe Dec. 8-9

North Lake Tahoe ski resorts shorten the learning curve with those new to skiing and snowboarding by offering a special savings weekend to get you cruising down the slopes in no time. The 13th Annual Learn to Ski and Board Weekend – Learn More on the North Shore – is scheduled for December 8-9. The event is geared for beginners, Read More >

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NLT Winter Ski Resorts Raise the Bar

Although you might not feel it, the weather is starting to change in North Lake Tahoe. Days are still warm, with temperatures averaging in the 60s, but nights are dropping to approximately 35 degrees. It’s the time of year that the region’s upper elevations start seeing a dusting of snow.   We’ve been reviewing all the long-range forecasts, and if Read More >

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Luck O’ The Irish in North Lake Tahoe

[caption id="attachment_1375" align="aligncenter" width="346" caption="Photo Credit Northstar California Resort"][/caption]   It happened.   A tiny leprechaun swooped down from his rainbow and brought us a gift: SNOW.   The National Weather Service is predicting that some areas of North Lake Tahoe could receive up to 7 feet or more of snow by Sunday. So head to your favorite NLT resort Read More >

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Your Winter at Tahoe Bucket List

So you’ve taken time off work and booked a trip to Tahoe this winter. Check item #1 off your list. Now you’ve got an entirely different task ahead: figure out how much you can pack into your trip to make it the best ever. We could come up with a thousand things to do, but that’s what GoTahoeNorth.com is all Read More >

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Tahoe Resort Openings, More Ski/Board Updates

Meteorologists are predicting another banner winter in North Lake Tahoe. Last year, the destination received more than 70 feet of snow, making for epic conditions December through May.   Planned Opening Dates (subject to conditions) Alpine Meadows: TBD Boreal Mountain Resort: October 31 Diamond Peak: December 15 Granlibakken: December 16 Homewood Mountain Resort: TBD Mt. Rose – Ski Tahoe: November Read More >

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Tahoe Ski and Board Resorts Beef Up Winter Offerings, Experience

Ski and board resorts in North Lake Tahoe continue to raise the bar with millions of dollars in capital improvements that add new lifts, expand terrain and enhance mountain and base operations services for visitors. Ski Lake Tahoe helped us out with a round-up of what's happening at are resorts. Here's the lowdown: Squaw Valley Squaw Valley has joined forces Read More >

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Lake Tahoe Gets 2 Feet of New Snow in the Last 24 Hours

Adding to an already stellar snowpack, North Lake Tahoe got two feet of new snow in the last 24 hours. That makes more than 14 feet of snow falling at the ski resorts' higher elevations since late October, with more snow on the way. It started dumping heavily last night and this morning we woke up to bluebird skies and Read More >

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Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort Spa & Casino Receives $700K Renovation

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino, the Four Diamond resort nestled within the Sierra Nevada Mountains, announces a significant CCS Architecture-designed, $700,000 renovation to the iconic Lone Eagle Grille and Lakeside Ballroom, the area’s only resort lakeside ballroom, scheduled for completion in early December 2010.   [caption id="attachment_789" align="alignright" width="242" caption="Lone Eagle Grill - Pre-Renovation. "][/caption] Lone Eagle Read More >

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What's New for Tahoe's Ski and Board Season, Part 5: The Lodges

In the last of our "What's New" blogs for the 2010/11 ski and board season we're taking a look at what's new at area lodges. While the mountain is the most important part of a ski/board experience, lodges also play an important role. The legendary Olympic House base lodge at Squaw Valley has been brilliantly remodeled for the start of Read More >

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What's New for Tahoe's Ski and Board Season, Part 4: Off The Slopes

Any great ski and board getaway deserves maximum time on the mountain. That being said, everyone needs a little down time. Tahoe's resorts know that and so they've continued to focus on off-slope amenities that delight.   The Village at Northstar’s shops and restaurants expand with the addition of All Fired Up! pottery-making studio offering guests another experiential opportunity along Read More >

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SUNNY SKIES & A FOOT OF NEW SNOW AWAITS HOLIDAY SKIERS

  The snow just keeps on coming. North Lake Tahoe ski resorts are reporting a foot of new snow at their higher elevations in the last 24 hours in addition to the eight feet that fell last week throughout the region.   All North Lake Tahoe downhill and cross-country ski resorts (15  total) are open and include Alpine Meadows, Boreal Read More >

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SOUTHWEST’S FRIENDS FLY, STAY & SKI FREE SPECIAL ENDS NOV. 26

There’s only two days left to save big on your Lake Tahoe ski vacation, when traveling November 4 to February 10, 2010.   The Southwest Airlines Vacations Ski Destinations Special has every second person flying free into the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, a 45-minute drive from North Lake Tahoe and the largest concentration of ski resorts in the U.S., as well as Read More >

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Tell a Story, Win a Trip

We’re launching a great new feature on our website that allows all Lake Tahoe lovers from far and near to tell a story about Lake Tahoe for a chance to win a two-night stay at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe and two 2-day  interchangeable lift tickets.   Chances are if you have ever visited Lake Tahoe during anytime of the year, Read More >

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Wealth of Savings Available on North Lake Tahoe’s Slopes

  North Lake Tahoe ski resorts have super savings for skiers and snowboarders to take advantage of when hitting the slopes this winter.   Most mountains offer discounted multi-day and group tickets, so skiers and riders on extended travels or traveling with large families or clubs can book or purchase ahead of time. Groups of ten or more can ski Read More >

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Stop Holiday Dreaming and Start Holiday Living

  Although it’s only October, North Lake Tahoe is beginning to glisten with early season snow and the resorts and restaurants are decking the halls to create a perfect holiday getaway.   The Resort at Squaw Creek celebrates the season with a Magical Memories holiday celebration. The festivities begin November 23 with lodging specials and family-oriented activities then kick into Read More >

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SnowFest 10-day Winter Carnival Continues

  North Lake Tahoe’s SnowFest, the annual 10-day winter carnival, continues through Sunday, March 8 at a variety of venues.   Snow Events Join players on the rink or simply watch as teams battle to be the champions at the Resort at Squaw Creek’s Broomball Tournament, Wednesday, March 4, 7-9 p.m. The party continues at the four-star property in Sandy’s Read More >

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