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Q&A: A Guide to Lila’s north shore stomping grounds

Top 5 places to train (in Tahoe?) for upcoming ski races: Diamond Peak. Sugar Bowl. Squaw Valley. Incline Rec Center (spin bikes, BBall court, space for race preparation). Barton Health Center of Excellence and their affiliates on North Shore. Otherwise I travel so often that we usually train near the race venues in Europe, USA or Canada! Lila Lapanja is Read More >

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Meet North Lake Tahoe Local Luminary, Lila Lapanja

Olympic Hopeful, Professional Alpine Skier Lila Lapanja, an Incline Village native, was two-years-old the first time her parents strapped on skis. Lila’s father (and longtime coach/mentor) did so as a way to bond with his daughter. She excelled at the sport and began racing competitively for the Diamond Peak team at the age of seven. In doing so, she solidified Read More >

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Q&A: A Guide to Nadia’s North Shore Stomping Grounds

If you are working remotely, where is your favorite place to catch up on emails? I’m very fortunate and have a stunning ski resort for an office, however if I have to work remotely I love to cozy up in front of the fire on my couch in Tahoe-Donner and soak up the views. Nadia's found success by being open Read More >

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Meet North Lake Tahoe Local Luminary, Nadia Guerriero!

Professional Leader & Wellness Advocate Nadia Guerriero was promoted to Vice President & General Manager of Northstar California Resort because she is an exceptional leader who develops high performing teams. Throughout her decade-long tenure at the resort, she has led multiple departments and continually raised her hand for new roles and learning opportunities. This thirst for knowledge and experience has Read More >

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Q&A: A Guide to Adrian & Emily’s North Shore Stomping Grounds

Top 5 places to experience the backcountry in North Tahoe -- (examples could include places to trail run, rock climb, ski) Ski Nat Geo Bowl with Alpenglow Expeditions! Trail running Sugarbowl to Squaw Trail run into and then scramble Eagle Lake Buttress Rock climbing at Snowshed on Donner Summit Backcountry ski the West Shore - Jakes/Hidden/Rubicon Favorite way to spend Read More >

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Meet North Tahoe Local Luminaries, Adrian Ballinger and Emily Harrington

World-class Mountaineers and Global Adventurers Just over five years ago, Emily Harrington boarded a plane to North Lake Tahoe for a two-week date with Adrian Ballinger. They rock climbed and road tripped through the east side of the Sierra and they’ve been charging forward as a global adventure power couple ever since. It didn’t take long for Harrington to relocate Read More >

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Q&A: A Guide to Chef Dale’s north shore stomping grounds

Douglas Dale, a Local Luminary, is a New York City transplant that has called North Lake Tahoe home for 40 years. A professional chef by trade and owner of Wolfdale's Cuisine Unique Restaurant, Dale chose to call the northern shore of Lake Tahoe home after falling in love with the lifestyle, people, and opportunity in 1979. Although many seasons have come Read More >

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MEET NORTH TAHOE LOCAL LUMINARY, DOUGLAS DALE!

Professional Chef; Owner of Wolfdale's Cuisine Unique Restaurant; Cookbook Author; Culinary Artist North Lake Tahoe has a history of attracting romantics, adventurists, fringe seekers and artists. Whether on vacation, spending a season or two, or making this special place a permanent home, most can agree that it’s a community like no other. Those that stay, know it takes a unique Read More >

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Q&A: A Guide to Bill’s north shore cruising grounds

Bill Watson, a Local Luminary, might have the best stories to tell of anyone during the past 80 years in North Lake Tahoe. As the curator and historian of Thunderbird Lake Tahoe, not only is it Bill's job to tell the vibrant and eccentric stories of the legendary George Whittell, Jr., but he too lives a life full of rich Read More >

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Meet North Tahoe Local Luminary, Bill Watson!

Historian; Chief Executive of the Historic Thunderbird Lodge; Wooden Boat Aficionado; Former Casino Technologist Prior to overseeing operations at Thunderbird Lake Tahoe, Bill Watson spent close to 30 years in the gaming industry. At the age of twelve, he started programming computers. When his family moved from Puerto Rico to Las Vegas in his early teens, Bill’s expertise in technology Read More >

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Q&A: A Guide to Jenni’s north shore stomping grounds

Jenni Charles, a Local Luminary, was born and raised in the mountains of North Lake Tahoe. A passionate musician by trade, Jenni grew up exploring the outdoors while also playing soulful music with her family and band at outdoor venues sprinkled throughout the region. When not on stage, Jenni, her husband Jesse and newborn daughter, Mabel Juniper, live a North Lake Read More >

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Meet North Tahoe Local Luminary, Jenni Charles!

Fiddle Player & Vocalist for Dead Winter Carpenters; Music Teacher; Wife & Mother   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/embed/jE0VeHS9qkY[/embed] Jenni grew up as a key fixture in the local music scene, playing at north shore venues alongside her parents and brother. Immersed in a family life that fostered musical creativity, she consumed a wide variety of sounds that continue to influence her soulful mountain string vibe Read More >

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