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Top 10 Snowfest Events This Week

North Lake Tahoe celebrates its long winter season with SnowFest, a 10-day carnival and one of the region’s most popular annual family celebrations. SnowFest is scheduled for March 1-10 and is  held at a variety of venues throughout North Lake Tahoe.   Here's a list a just a few of festivities taking place: Opening Ceremonies at Squaw Tahoe City SnowFest! 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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Rahlves' Banzai Returns to Squaw's KT-22 for SnowFest

The first weekend in March marks the beginning of SnowFest, North Lake Tahoe’s most anticipated celebration, as well as the return of the Rahlves' Banzai to Squaw Valley. The 32nd annual SnowFest will kick off March 1 with a torchlight parade and fireworks at the base of Squaw Valley. Then, March 2-3, guests can join amazing athletes and great company Read More >

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Guest Blogger Steve Talks Skiing at North Lake Tahoe

Steve with PhotoFly Travel Club recently visited us in North Lake Tahoe and shared his take on the adventure with us. Check out the post below or the original post here.    "I’m not a huge skier. In fact, I never understood why so many people wait eagerly for the frigid winter to spend thousands of dollars only to drive 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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More Than 3.5 Feet of New Snow at North Tahoe Ski Resorts

It might have been raining across much of Northern California, but last week’s storm brought snow to North Lake Tahoe ski resorts – more than 3.5 feet of the white stuff, making for a great ski weekend.   You just never know how these storms are going to play out. But Mother Nature cooperated and we’ve got new snow on Read More >

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Rahlves’ Banzai Tour is Back for 2013

Rahlves’ Banzai Tour is back, showcasing racing in its purest form of ski and boarder-cross style action over Tahoe’s best natural terrain. Mark your calendars for the 2013 lineup and get ready to compete in (or just watch) the ultimate test on the mountain.   Spanning four weekends, the tour hits: Kirkwood Mountain Resort - Feb.  2-3 Alpine Meadows - Feb. 9-10 Squaw Valley  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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Ski Season is Here – Resort Opening Dates

With 2 snow storms officially under our belts, North Lake Tahoe ski resorts are gearing up for an epic season. Dust off your skis or board and go north. Opening Dates Alpine Meadows - Dec. 2 Boreal Mountain Resort - Now open, weather permitting Diamond Peak Ski Resort - Dec. 13 Homewood Mountain Resort - Dec. 14 Mt. Rose Ski 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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Egg-citing Happenings in North Lake Tahoe

[caption id="attachment_1405" align="aligncenter" width="461" caption="Photo Credit - Alena Grace Photography"][/caption]   Spring has sprung and Easter is quickly approaching. If you haven’t already bought your ham and invited the in-laws over, here’s a list of happenings in the North Lake Tahoe area.  Weather is looking like highs in the mid 50’s and partly cloudy skies… in other words, a perfect Read More >

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Spring Brings Snow

[caption id="attachment_1393" align="aligncenter" width="409" caption="Photo Credit: Hank deVre, Squaw Valley"][/caption]   So it may be the first day of spring, but we’re busy playing in some fresh snow up here in North Lake Tahoe. Recent storms brought us up to 9 feet of new snow at upper elevations, making for some of the best conditions of the season.   And, 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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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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February is Packed with Events in North Lake Tahoe

[caption id="attachment_1344" align="aligncenter" width="361"] Photo Credit Squaw.com[/caption]   We’re enjoying perfect conditions for skiing, boarding, tubing or building snowmen on the beach this week, with clear, sunny skies and highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s.   Mt. Rose – Ski Tahoe has selected Chute Gates open, including Cutthroat, Lowball, Miller Time and Beehive. Did you know the 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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Pack Your Bags…Snow is Here

[caption id="attachment_1291" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="First tracks at Diamond Peak."][/caption] Mother Nature is making up for a late arrival with 1 to 2 feet of new snow falling at North Lake Tahoe ski resorts’ upper elevations over the last two days. According to meteorologists, the storm door has opened with a series of systems lined up and a possible six feet 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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Diamond Peak is Open for Business and Business is Good

[caption id="attachment_1170" align="alignright" width="225" caption="Credit by Diamond Peak Ski Resort"][/caption] 2011 has become the year of snowmaking and Diamond Peak continues to make record amounts of snow and provide some of the best conditions in the region. Did you know that it was actually the first resort in Lake Tahoe to install snowmaking?  And they continue to try to improve the process. 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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How to Beat Mother Nature…

[caption id="attachment_1142" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Credit Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe[/caption] So what do you do when Mother Nature doesn’t deliver fresh powder? You make it. North Lake Tahoe ski resorts are blowing millions of gallons of snow this season, creating a solid base that has most resorts open for some solid skiing and riding. Northstar-at-Tahoe is open top-to-bottom (that’s 2,280 vertical Read More >

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Cross-Country Cruising at Tahoe, And A Lot of It

It North Lake Tahoe it seems that downhill ski and board resorts rule, especially with more than a dozen to choose from. What locals know is that cross country resorts are nearly as numerous as their steeper counterparts, and just as legendary.   Credit: Jeff Dow   Did you know that the region boasts the largest cross country resort in 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's the Place for 2012 Mountain Travel Symposium

Picked twice within the last six years to host the annual Mountain Travel Symposium (MTS). Yes, we’re a bit flattered.   [caption id="attachment_1043" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Credit: Nathan Kendall"][/caption] This April 15-21 North Lake Tahoe is going to be hopping with more than a thousand ski and mountain travel industry pros building relationships and initiating contracts that will shape the course 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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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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Squaw Valley USA and Alpine Meadows Join Forces

[caption id="attachment_744" align="alignright" width="202" caption="Credit, Tom Day"][/caption] Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Ski Resort announced today that the two North Lake Tahoe ski resorts have agreed to combine operations under common ownership and offer season passes and lift tickets that will allow guests to enjoy skiing and riding on both mountains.  The transaction is expected to close prior to the commencement 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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Tahoe’s July 4th = Skiing + Fireworks

This year’s 4th of July at Tahoe is set to be unique, that’s for sure. With a series of fireworks events scattered around the lake at various dates and times you can catch multiple shows throughout the weekend. Or hit the slopes. Yep, late season snowfalls have opened up skiing and boarding opportunities at several area resorts. Here’s a look Read More >

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Ski/Board Resorts Open Through April, Into May

To say it's been an amazing winter ski and board season in Tahoe is an understatement. With record snowfall in areas resort operators have been working hard to keep the mountains open and in tip-top condition for visitors. They'll continue their work through April, and in some places through May. Here's a list of close dates for Tahoe's ski and board Read More >

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North Tahoe Gets 8.5 Feet of Snow, Record Season Totals

It just keeps coming down in North Lake Tahoe, with ski resorts reporting up to 8.5 feet of new snow at their higher elevations from a recent five-day storm. A new storm started pounding the region today, with a possible 2 more feet of new snow to fall by this weekend.   Tahoe’s celebrating the best winter in decades. Ski Read More >

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Tahoe's Ski/Board Resort Offerings Jump with Northstar's $30 Million Improvements

Generally we talk about ski resort improvements in the fall as operators wrap up the work they’ve been doing throughout the summer, but this news is just too big to sit on. Northstar-At-Tahoe Resort, recently purchased by Vail Resorts, is getting a $30 million makeover with capital improvement projects throughout the mountain and village.   The projects include new gladed Read More >

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Spring Skiing In Tahoe Means Lots of Snow, Wacky Events

The 37-plus feet of snow that has fallen in North Lake Tahoe this winter has made for ideal conditions for the region’s annual wild and wacky spring events, many of which take place March through May.   Considered the largest winter carnival West of the Mississippi, the 30th Annual SnowFest returns to North Lake Tahoe this Friday, March 4 through Read More >

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Snowfest is March 4-13, 2011

North Lake Tahoe celebrates its long winter season with SnowFest, a 10-day carnival and one of the region’s most popular annual family celebrations, March 4-13, 2011.   In its 30th year, SnowFest continues to draw thousands of attendees with the majority of events free to spectators. The annual favorites are back, along with expanded special events, including the Opening Night Read More >

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Tahoe Gets 6 Feet of New Snow, Fantastic Ski Conditions

Holiday wishes are coming true in North Lake Tahoe with area ski resorts reporting 6 feet of new snow at their higher elevations from this last storm, with more snow scheduled to fall this week. The timing of this storm was idea, coming in quickly and leaving a ton of snow. It all makes for some of the best conditions 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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Tahoe Continues to Earn "Best of" Titles

With November snow totals the highest in a decade and skiers reporting some of the best conditions ever, it's not a stretch to say Tahoe is among the hottest places to be for winter snow sports at the moment. But beyond right now, Tahoe is also one of the top ski destinations in North America based on numerous polls and Read More >

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Lake Tahoe Gets 6.5 Feet of New Snow, Ski Resorts Open

A powerful storm rolled into Lake Tahoe on Friday leaving 6.5 feet of new snow at the ski resorts' upper elevations by Monday morning. Locals are calling it "the perfect storm" because it came in fast, dropped a ton of snow, and set up resorts with superior snow conditions and skiing for the holiday weekend. An additional 2 feet of Read More >

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Learn To Ski or Board For $25 December 11-12

You may not be able to gracefully schuss down black diamond slopes yet, but North Lake Tahoe ski resorts are giving novice skiers and snowboarders the opportunity to learn at bargain prices. The 11th Annual Learn to Ski and Board Weekend, scheduled for December 11-12, costs $25 and includes an all-day beginner lift ticket, group lesson and gear rental. First-timers Read More >

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Clinics and Classes at Tahoe’s Ski and Board Resorts

Tahoe’s ski and board resorts encourage anyone with an interest to get out on the mountain and try their skills on skis or a board. With private and group lessons, advanced and skills clinics and week-long courses the resorts offer something for just about anyone with a desire to get on the mountain.   Alpine Meadows The ski and snowboard Read More >

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Lake Tahoe Is #1 Early Ski Destination, Says Orbitz

Lake Tahoe tops Orbitz’s recently released 2010 Early Ski Destinations list, which offers pre-season snow seekers the insight they need to book the best destinations before peak season begins.   Last week North Lake Tahoe ski resorts reported snow at their upper elevations, and one resort, Boreal Mountain Resort on Donner Summit, opened for skiing and boarding right before Halloween, 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 the Tahoe Ski and Board Season, Part 3: Children's Upgrades

As we continue our series on what's new for the Tahoe ski and board season it's time to turn focus to kids. Tahoe resorts know that getting a kid onto the slopes is a different process than getting adults on, so some are upgrading their children's centers with great features and simple navigation. Kids can also enjoy special features just Read More >

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What's New for the Tahoe Ski and Board Season, Part 2: On-Mountain Upgrades

A fresh dusting of snow at lake level, along with forecasts for a wet winter, are causing anticipation to build for the 2010/11 ski season at Tahoe. In preparation for hitting the slopes we're taking a look at what's new for this ski and board season. Here's Part 2, a look at on-mountain upgrades at area resorts. With skiers and boarders increasingly Read More >

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What's New for Tahoe Ski Season, Part 1: Before Hitting the Slopes

Tahoe’s ski and board resorts are gearing up for what’s forecasted to be a “wet winter” with plenty of precipitation to build the snowpack and make for great conditions on the slopes. With excitement already building about this weather there’s no better time to stoke the fire than now with a look at what’s new and improved at area resorts. 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 SKI RESORT CELEBRATES SPRING WITH A SPECIAL LAST TRACKS EVENT

Over the past nine seasons Last Tracks at Diamond Peak Ski Resort has grown into one of Lake Tahoe’s premiere winter happenings. Last Tracks is a wine tasting event for skiers and snowboarders at Diamond Peak’s Snowflake Lodge overlooking Lake Tahoe. You can take the last chair of the day up to Snowflake Lodge where you can enjoy a selection of Read More >

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NORTH TAHOE’S SNOWFEST CELEBRATES WITH NEW EVENTS

North Lake Tahoe’s annual SnowFest, a 10-day winter carnival and one of the region’s most popular family celebrations, commemorates its 29th anniversary with a bevy of new events March 5-14.   Squaw Valley’s Cornice Cantina kicks it off after the Opening Night Ceremonies with the inaugural 80’s Retro Dance Party, Friday, March 5, 9 p.m. Guests are encouraged to dress in 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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Vote to Bring Travelocity's Roaming Gnome to Tahoe

Lake Tahoe has been pitted against Utah and it’s a battle of the ski destinations as part of Travelocity’s Roaming Gnome “Cabin Fever:  Finding the Cure” campaign. Fans get into the action by voting between Lake Tahoe and Utah to decide where the roaming Gnome travels for his next great adventure. Voting starts today, Wednesday, January 27, and ends Wednesday, Read More >

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TAHOE PICKS UP 1.5 FEET OF NEW SNOW FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND

A fast moving system dropped 1.5 feet of new snow at the ski resorts’ upper elevations in the last 48 hours. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is calling for sunny, clear skies Thursday and Friday, with a chance of snow today and Saturday.   There are many events in North Lake Tahoe both on and off the slopes.  Lake Tahoe’s 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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POWDER HOUNDS PACK YOUR SKIS!

  Powder hounds pack your skis!   Here’s the latest update from 10 North Lake Tahoe Resorts.   Alpine Meadows, open with fresh powder and machine-groomed runs. Boreal Mountain Resort, open to the top on Donner Summit. Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe, open with powder and machine-groomed packed powder. Northstar-at-Tahoe™, open from top to bottom and front to back. Squaw Valley USA, 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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TAHOE CELEBRATES 1960 OLYMPIC HISTORY

  In 1960 the world was introduced to North Lake Tahoe and Squaw Valley when the little West Coast mountain won the opportunity to host the VIII Winter Olympics. Fifty years later, the tight-knit community with small town personality and international prestige is set to honor its humble beginnings with the Olympic Heritage Celebration January 8-17, 2010.   Squaw Valley 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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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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Ski Resort Closing Dates

  Now’s the time to get in those last runs and with perfect spring like conditions expected this weekend there’s no better time.   Resort closing dates for the 2008-09 season are:   Alpine Meadows:  April 19 Diamond Peak:  April 19 Northstar-at-Tahoe: April 19 Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe:  April 19 for daily operation. Open weekends including April 24-26 and May Read More >

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Storm Dumps a Foot of Snow – Prime Spring Ski Conditions

A quick moving storm rolled through North Lake Tahoe leaving a foot of new snow at the ski resorts higher elevations making for optimum spring skiing conditions.  Sunny skies and events galore round out the options. A Family Twilight Hiking Tour is scheduled for April 11 at 7 p.m. Park rangers guide the tour.  Cost is $7 per person and Read More >

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Peaks and Lagoons Spring Party Weekend at Squaw Valley USA

April 11-12! The weather is shaping up for an incredible Peaks and Lagoons Spring Party at Squaw Valley USA this weekend, April 11 – 12.   Lineup includes: Monster Energy presents Jibbing for Jacksons and DJ Pool Party, the Hatchett Bro's 80's Metal Bash, the Billy Dutton Uphill, Easter at Squaw and the SnowBomb Sick 'n Twisted Slopestyle. Bust out Read More >

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Ski Season Isn’t Over Yet – North Lake Tahoe Hosts Numerous Weekend Events

  Competitions and just-for-fun events are on the spring agenda for North Lake Tahoe ski resorts.  Here’s a roundup of some of this weekend’s activities:   U.S. Skiing/FIS Ski-Cross Races March 27-29 at Sugar Bowl: Two sanctioned U.S. Skiing/FIS Ski-Cross race events are held at the resort March 27-29, with an anticipated 35-45 skiers competing on Sugar Bowl’s new ski-cross course Read More >

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March Madness: Tahoe Gets 11 Feet of New Snow In March

  March madness has a different connotation in North Lake Tahoe.  Just in the last 48 hours, the area has received three feet at the ski resorts’ higher elevations followed by the best gift of all…sunny skies.  Add to that, the 11 feet snow that’s already fallen in March on top of the 10-plus feet received during February and it’s Read More >

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Squaw Valley USA 2009/10 Season Pass On Sale March 20 – Over $1000 Off Last Year's Prices

Season passes for the 2009-2010 ski season are an unbelievable deal at Squaw Valley USA with prices slashed by $1000 in honor of the celebratory season that marks the 60th Anniversary of Squaw Valley’s founding and the 50th Anniversary of Squaw Valley hosting the 1960 Winter Olympics. Coined the “50/60 Pass,” the drastically reduced 2009-2010 season pass is on sale Read More >

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Disabled Soldiers and Marines Learn to Ski at Alpine Meadows

Twenty active-duty U.S. soldiers and marines hit the slopes Wednesday, March 11, Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14 for the Wounded Warrior Ability Camp at Disabled Sports USA, located at Lake Tahoe’s Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, for ski and snowboard lessons. Disabled in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, service members will visit Disabled Sports from Brook Army Medical Center (San Read More >

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2009 Sprint US Freestyle Championships Head to Squaw

Squaw Valley USA and Jonny Moseley are set to host the nation's top Mogul and Halfpipe skiers for the 2009 Sprint US Freestyle Championships, March 26 - 29, 2009. With the 2010 Winter Olympics quickly approaching, visitors to Squaw Valley during US Freestyle Championships have the rare opportunity to watch the freestyle skiers who will be representing the US at Read More >

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Alpine Meadows Offers Unrestricted Spring Skiing with a $159 Unrestricted Ticket

  Lake Tahoe’s Alpine Meadows Ski Resort unleashes the Unrestricted Ticket allowing guests skiing and snowboarding every day from March 28 until the end of the season for just $159. Simply join the Alpine Meadows’ Alpine Club skier benefit program for $10 or, if you are a member, simply logon and secure your pass. The Unrestricted Ticket is about as Read More >

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Ski Values and Deep Snow a Winning Combination at Homewood Mountain Resort

    Skiers and snowboarders can look forward to a win-win combination of value ticket prices and peak snow conditions this spring at Homewood Mountain Resort, located at the shores of Lake Tahoe, CA.  Full-day, adult lift tickets start at just $25.  Thanks to a series of strong storms, total snowfall accumulation has reached more than 10 feet bringing with Read More >

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Six New Feet of Snow…Yeah, That's Right

  Yes, that's right...North Lake Tahoe got hit with six feet of new snow at the ski resorts’ higher elevations following a powerful March storm.  Conditions are at their peak!   This March storm comes on the heels of a snowy February that left 10-plus feet of snow.    Been thinking about a trip and waiting for the perfect conditions?  Wait Read More >

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