Tag Archives: ski

  • Women of winter Deirdra Walsh

    Women of Winter – Interview with Deirdra Walsh

    As we continue to highlight local women making history throughout the month of March, we’re reminded of their resilience and mindset. Meet Deirdra Walsh, president and general manager of Northstar California. Deirdra is one of eight women leading Vail’s portfolio of 37 resorts. A portion of this interview was originally featured in the November issue of Moonshine Ink, written by…

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  • Women of Winter – Interview with Michelle Parker

    Photo courtesy of Ming Poon Photography Our second blog in the Women’s History Month series highlights a conversation with Michelle Parker, a professional skier, photographer, musician, and advocate who grew up in Olympic Valley and credits the Sierra mountains for structuring her community and mindset. A portion of this interview was originally featured in the November issue of Moonshine Ink…

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  • Women of winter Kari skiing

    Women of Winter – Interview with Kari Brandt

    Photo by Jake Pollock, courtesy of Diamond Peak Ski Resort The women of North Lake Tahoe have carved out space in their respective industry and worked tirelessly to own the titles and credentials next to their name. In honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we want to celebrate the stories and lessons of four incredible North Lake Tahoe women…

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  • Good gear goes a long way when learning to ski and snowboard.

    A First Timer’s Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding in North Lake Tahoe

    Each January, several of North Lake Tahoe’s 12 downhill resorts participate in “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month,” inviting first-time skiers and snowboarders from all over to experience the snow on skis or snowboards in a beginner-friendly environment. Many resorts offer discounted lessons for first-time riders, giving them the tools they’ll need to succeed on the slopes. Whether you’re thinking…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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