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A Spartan Athlete’s Itinerary for North Lake Tahoe

It’s almost race day in Lake Tahoe for the 10,000 athletes competing in the 2017 Spartan World Championships at Squaw Valley on September 30. For those of you preparing for the most important obstacle race of the year, plan out the rest of your trip your trip to make the most of your time here. How you spend your days Read More >

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Top 7 High Altitude Training Locations in North Lake Tahoe

In many ways, North Lake Tahoe is the perfect training ground. With its high elevation, varied terrain and endless opportunity for human-powered sports, athletes of every fitness level can improve their overall physical fitness at the heart of the Sierra. For triathletes and obstacle racers—especially those participating in the Spartan Race World Championship Weekend, September 30 - October 1—North Lake Read More >

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7 Reasons to Explore Wellness in North Lake Tahoe

It's time to get out of the office and into the mountains where you can unplug and hit reset. When you blend wellness with travel, you not only experience the best a place has to offer, but you feel rejuvenated when returning home. A trip to North Lake Tahoe is the perfect ticket for finding your center no matter what Read More >

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18 New and Exciting Things To Do in North Lake Tahoe This Summer

Blend "what's new" with the timeless adventures of North Lake Tahoe this summer. From grand openings to revamped excursions, here are 18 noteworthy items to add to your summer bucket list.  Activities & Adventure Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows announces “endless season,” operating beyond July 4 for first time Known for offering the longest ski season in Tahoe, Squaw Valley I Read More >

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Tee Off This Summer in North Lake Tahoe, A Golfer’s Paradise

With the stunning blue expanse of Lake Tahoe as a backdrop and 50 golf courses within one hour’s drive, North Lake Tahoe is one of the most majestic and diverse golf destinations on the planet. [caption id="attachment_41398" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Photo Credit - North Lake Tahoe[/caption] The variety of golfing options from North Lake Tahoe is truly world class. Whether you Read More >

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A Lover’s Guide to North Lake Tahoe: 10 Date Ideas for Winter in the Sierra

Love and winter are a match made in heaven. As snow continues to fall across the Sierra (over 24 feet and counting), there has never been a better time to bundle up with your love and experience a picturesque Valentine’s Day in North Lake Tahoe. February 14 falls on a Tuesday -- cash in those vacation days and extend your Read More >

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Tubing, Sledding and Snowplay in North Lake Tahoe

Many images come to mind when picturing winter in North Lake Tahoe. One may think of world-renowned ski and board resorts and images to the likes of Jonny Moseley and Shaun White tearing up the mountain. North Lake Tahoe is also packed with tubing, snow activities and a brand new ice rink to fill up an entire weekend with family-friendly Read More >

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The Ultimate Backcountry Guide: Gear and Outfitting

Photo Credit: Chris Bartowski This week, Australian transplant turned Tahoe powder hound, Jason Layh, of Alpenglow Sports takes over the North Lake Tahoe social channels for an in-depth look into everything backcountry. Layh has chased snow all over the world, including parts of Europe, Australia, Canada, Japan and the United States. He now works at Alpenglow Sports, a North Tahoe Read More >

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The Ultimate Backcountry Guide: Getting Out There

Photo Credit: Chris Bartowski This week, Australian transplant turned Tahoe powder hound, Jason Layh, of Alpenglow Sports takes over the North Lake Tahoe social channels for an in-depth look into everything backcountry. Layh has chased snow all over the world, including parts of Europe, Australia, Canada, Japan and the United States. He now works at Alpenglow Sports, a North Tahoe Read More >

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Behind the Scenes of an Instagram Takeover: Capturing North Tahoe with Guest Photographer Davey Hibler

“I used to always go by myself for sunrise or sunset. It’s a feeling you don’t get with anything else.It’s very unique and it’s something I try to strive for – those moments. You can’t plan for them, they just happen.” Fresh from his North Lake Tahoe Instagram takeover, we caught up with Davey Hibler, a Reno photographer and videographer Read More >

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From Disc Golf to Dangling from Aerial Silks, North Tahoe Serves up Summer Adventures for Everyone

There’s always a moment when your breath seems to escape in the mountains surrounding Lake Tahoe. Maybe it’s when you’re riding a ridge of the Tahoe Rim Trail. Perhaps you’ll experience it during a game of disc golf, or at the end of a sunrise hike to Emerald Bay; you’ll look up and gasp at the beauty of the Sierra Read More >

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From Flatwater to Whitewater — Four Must-Try Aquatic Adventures

In the choose-your-own-adventure world of human-powered sports, Lake Tahoe is an unmatched aquatic playground. There’s nowhere else you can paddle the glassy waters of the continent’s largest alpine lake in the morning, and rollick down the rapids of the Truckee River in the afternoon. For those who have lounged at the water’s edge of a Lake Tahoe beach and watched Read More >

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Take the Lake by Storm with Human-Powered Sports

Go hiking in the mountains, paddleboard in the lake or bike along the road through stunning alpine passes. There are so many activities to do in North Lake Tahoe, but where to start? It can be a little bit intimidating to take on a new sport. For example, stand up paddleboarding. Where are boards available to rent? Where are the Read More >

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Breathtaking North Lake Tahoe Wildflower Hikes

Spring has sprung and flowers are blooming in the Sierra Nevada. Enjoy the fresh alpine air and hike along the North Lake Tahoe trails ranging from easy to advanced all surrounded by wildflowers. Take in the beautiful colors, fresh air and scenic views on these four wildflower hikes this spring: Squaw Valley Take a cable car up to High Camp Read More >

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North Lake Tahoe Ale Trail Map

The North Lake Tahoe Ale Trail… your adventurous Tahoe Craft Beer Experience begins here! Below is an interactive map pairing Tahoe's best trails with the best watering holes. Whether you are looking for a Tahoe-brewed craft beer or a refreshing organic cocktail, take a look at the map below to find your perfect adventure: Watch Ale Trail videos and find Read More >

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SUP Yoga in North Lake Tahoe

Like yoga and looking to really spice up your summer sporting activity calendar? Enter: SUP yoga classes in Tahoe City. Mountain Lotus Yoga & Massage have fused stand-up-paddleboarding and yoga, and the hybridization is sweeping through Lake Tahoe. Instead of rolling out the yoga mat in an indoor studio, yogis are taking their practice to the waters, finding that balancing on paddleboards makes yoga Read More >

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Human-Powered Sports in North Lake Tahoe

The outdoor sports choices in North Lake Tahoe can be overwhelming. Take mountain biking for example. For a newbie in North Tahoe on vacation, the process of getting on the trail can seem prohibitive. Bike rentals, trail locations and gear are all questions marks that can keep a visitor from experiencing the splendor of North Tahoe singletrack.   North Lake Read More >

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Aerial Fabrics in North Lake Tahoe

North Lake Tahoe is the perfect spot to use your body’s strength and endurance to exercise some sporting this summer.   Aerial silks, one of the newer human-powered sports in the region, now has a new home in North Tahoe — Tahoe Flow Arts Studio in Tahoe Vista. Think Cirque du Soleil-style yoga, acrobatics, and dance all complied into an awesome and Read More >

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