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Opening Day at the Lake This Weekend

May 27, Memorial Day, is Opening Day at the Lake! That means the first days of summer are here with deck opening parties, open bike trails, boat launching and more. Gather the family and ride your bike, carpool or kayak your way around North Lake Tahoe this weekend.   Looking for some guidance and possibly some free swag? Download a Read More >

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First-Ever Lake Tahoe Nordic Festival is Feb. 8-10

Alpenglow Sports has teamed up with Tahoe Cross Country to present the first-ever Lake Tahoe Nordic Festival Friday, February 8 through Sunday, February 10. All events are free, open to the public and take place at Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area in Tahoe City, California. A full schedule of events is found online.   The Lake Tahoe Nordic Festival is 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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Purchase Plate, Ski Free in Tahoe

"Plates for Powder" is back. With the official start to the Tahoe ski season days away, the Tahoe Fund is launching the popular promotion to raise money for important environmental projects in Tahoe. From now until April 15, anyone who purchases a new Lake Tahoe license plate in either California or Nevada is eligible to receive two free ski tickets to one of the 11 Tahoe resorts Read More >

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This Week in North Lake Tahoe

  Sunny, sunny and absolutely sunny in North Lake Tahoe this week, with highs topping out at a perfect 79 degrees.   Resorts and Towns’ Update Woodward Tahoe, a world-class action sports training center and youth camp, which originally opened June 9 for its inaugural programming, is now open for full public access and daily drop-in sessions. Located at Boreal Read More >

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Summer Gear Giveaway for Outdoor Enthusiasts

This summer is the year to score free swag. We're teaming up with Tahoe Mountain Sports to give away more than $1,000 worth of Tahoe summer outdoor gear to one lucky Facebook fan.   "How can I win," you ask? All you need to do is log on to Facebook.com, “like” both Tahoe Mountain Sports and North Lake Tahoe (if Read More >

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Win 2 Free Music Tickets to Wanderlust Festival

The Wanderlust Festival, a one-of-a-kind yoga and music festival, returns for a fourth year to the picturesque setting of Squaw Valley Thursday, July 26 through Sunday, July 29.   Score 2 free music tickets to the event but just heading to our Facebook Page and clicking on the "FREE Tickets" app. We will be announcing the winner on Tuesday, July Read More >

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Skies Clearing for Memorial Day Weekend

Looking for some good news as we head into the holiday weekend? Well, we’ve got you covered. Scattered showers will give way to clear and sunny skies this Sunday and Monday, Memorial Day, with temperatures warming up to 67 degrees and 77 degrees by Thursday. And there’s a variety of events, hosted both in and outdoors, on tap all weekend. Read More >

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This Week: Snow, Snow and Of Course Some Epic Ski Deals and Events

  [caption id="attachment_1355" align="aligncenter" width="403"] Photo Credit Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe[/caption]     North Lake Tahoe ski resorts are reporting up to 1.5 feet of new snow in the last 24 hours at their upper elevations… and Mother Nature isn’t done yet. NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is predicting a chance of snow all week with skies clearing on Read More >

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Presidential Snow and Events in North Lake Tahoe

Jeff McKittrick in the Red Dog area. February 13, 2012. Photo: Hank deVre at Squaw Valley.   North Lake Tahoe ski resorts are reporting up to two feet of new snow which is perfect conditions leading up to President’s Day Weekend. So check out these updates for the weekend and head on up to visit us.   Resorts and Towns’ Read More >

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North Lake Tahoe is For Families

Many images come to mind when picturing winter in North Lake Tahoe. One may think of world-renowned ski and board resorts like Squaw Valley, Northstar California or Sugar Bowl and images to the likes of Jonny Moseley and Shaun White tearing up the mountain. However, North Lake Tahoe isn’t just for the pros. North Lake Tahoe is for families. Below Read More >

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Do You Have the Snow Dance Skills?

While our resorts are busy making snow to kick off the winter 2011/2012 season, we know that our skiers, snowboarders and even our snow enthusiasts are joining forces in the art of snow dancing in hopes that the skies will open up and grace us with some fresh powder. But how good are your dance skills? Maybe you enjoy the Read More >

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North Tahoe’s $30 Learn to Ski/Board Weekend Returns December 10-11

If you’re new to skiing and snowboarding you can shorten the learning curve at North Lake Tahoe’s resorts during the 12th Annual Learn to Ski and Board Weekend December 10-11. Geared towards beginners, it costs only $30 and includes an all-day beginner lift ticket, group lesson, and gear rental.     First-timers have their choice of seven resorts to learn Read More >

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Still Time to Grab a Tahoe Season Pass

UPDATED: Sept. 27, 2011 Whether you want to believe it or not, we’re getting close to ski and board season in North Lake Tahoe. Resorts have been pulling out all the stops with great deals on season passes for several months already. If you’ve yet to purchase a pass or are still undecided on which resort to head to, here Read More >

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Come Hungry, Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week is October 2 – 9

Back for a second year, Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week October 2 - 9  is a chance to dine out with abandon and sample the best from area restaurants in easy-to-order 3-course prix-fixe menus tailored for lunch or dinner. And, they’re all just $20, $30 or $40 per person…no passes, tickets or coupons required (although we’d recommend making reservations).   So Read More >

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North Lake Tahoe's Secret Season

Travelers are always looking for empty beaches, quiet hotels and a destination all to themselves. In a popular location such as Tahoe that can be a challenge. But there’s a secret. Head to Tahoe during the last two weeks of June and the last two weeks of August to enjoy the area before or after the peak summer season. It’s Read More >

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Diamond Peak Announces Its Spring Season Pass Sale

Diamond Peak is offering 10/11 season passes on sale now. Purchase a non-resident Full Adult season pass for only $454 or a non-resident Midweek Adult season pass for only $363 at the Early Bird rate. There are several advantages for purchasing your 10/11 season pass now. One is that you get to ski the rest of the 09/10 season for free. Read More >

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SQUAW's 2010/2011 SEASON PASSES SELLING NOW

Can’t get enough of the white stuff? Get access to next season’s snow before this season’s melts with Squaw Valley’s 2010/2011 season pass, already on sale. The best season pass value for skiers and boarders at North Lake Tahoe’s top-ranked resort starts at just $369 for adults and $99 for children 12 and under.   Passes are available at four Read More >

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Diamond Peak Offers New Ski Bus Service From Bay Area

Diamond Peak Ski Resort is offering a new travel option for skiers and snowboarders in the San Francisco Bay Area. Through a partnership with Reno Tahoe Ski Vacations online, skiers and snowboarders can build and book their own customized ski packages that include lift tickets, lodging and luxury motor coach transportation. Departures will be from several locations throughout the Bay Area. Read More >

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LAKE TAHOE BOASTS 17 FEET OF SNOWFALL THIS WINTER

El Nino has delivered in North Lake Tahoe, with more than 17 feet of snow falling in the region this winter. According to tourism officials, that’s already about half of the total snowfall of a typical winter season in just under two months with plenty more cold weather left to come.The storms in Lake Tahoe continue, with 2.5 feet of 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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Lake Tahoe Picks Up Five and a Half Feet of New Snow in Three Days

A powerful storm rolled into the Lake Tahoe region last Friday and didn’t quit until it had dumped five and a half feet of new snow at the ski resorts’ upper elevations with a combined eight feet of snow falling in the last seven days.   The last two storms combined have created some of the best early winter conditions Read More >

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LEARN TO SKI OR BOARD FOR $25 IN NORTH TAHOE DECEMBER 12-13

Not everyone can gracefully schuss down black diamond slopes. That’s why North Lake Tahoe ski resorts are giving novice skiers and snowboarders the opportunity to learn at bargain prices. The 10th Annual Learn to Ski and Board Weekend scheduled for December 12-13, costs $25 and includes an all-day beginner lift ticket, group lesson and gear rental.   First-timers have their choice 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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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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Squaw Valley to Host Eighth Annual Art, Wine & Music Festival, July 18-19, 2009

In its eighth year, the popular Art, Wine and Music Festival returns to the Village at Squaw Valley USA on July 18-19, 2009. With the backdrop of Squaw Valley’s marvelous mountain peaks, the festival features two days of original art showcased by the artists in open-air booths throughout the European-style pedestrian village, and afternoons filled with benefit wine tastings and Read More >

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What’s Hot This Week – April 20

Big, blue skies are in store this week with highs in the 50s and 60s equaling perfect weather for exploring North Lake Tahoe and the Sierra’s via foot or bike or ski or board.  Although you’ll want to keep your fleece handy as weather forecasts predict a chance of snow for Friday and the weekend.   Catch those last runs Read More >

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