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  • Snow Camping 101

    Join the TRTA for Snow Camping 101 and learn how to approach your winter camping activities safely and comfortably.This two-tiered snow camping course is designed for new or seasoned winter backcountry enthusiasts eager to learn how to upgrade their wilderness experience by learning the skills needed to successfully snow camp. Experienced TRTA guides will be there every step of the…

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  • TRTA Member- Sunset Sweetheart Trek

    Calling all TRTA members! This short and scenic snowshoe trek will take you to Caste Rock out of the Kingsbury North Trailhead in Stateline, NV. Don’t forget your camera! There will be plenty of great photo opportunities to capture Lake Tahoe’s west and south shores and the distant mountains of Desolation Wilderness at the top during sunset. Then your Sherpas,…

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  • Sunset Snowshoe

    Enjoy a guided snowshoe tour of Squaw Valley against the beautiful backdrop of Tahoe’s alpenglow! Tour includes snowshoe rental and s’mores. Tours are every Saturday with weather permitting, and times depending on the time of sunset. To reserve, please call 530-581-6610 ext. 6818, or reserve on the resort’s website at https://www.destinationhotels.com/squawcreek/offers/snowshoe-sunset-smores-package. $45* per person | $35* per child. *An automatic…

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  • Bear Factory

    Choose your favorite animal to hand stuff, including polar bears, penguins and much more. Don’t forget to choose an outfit for your new fuzzy friend! $20 per animal | $10 per outfit March 9, 16, 23 & 30 | 1 – 3pm March 22 | 1 – 2pm Contact the concierge to confirm locations and times at 530-581-6610.

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  • Gar Woods 31st Annual Snowfest! Polar Bear Swim

    The SnowFest! Polar Bear Swim is the "coolest" event for 31 years running! Each year, hundreds of spectators line the pier and deck at Gar Woods to watch hardy souls brave the frigid waters of Lake Tahoe. Participants swim approx. 250 yards in 39 degree, bone-chilling waters before returning to Gar Woods Bar to "minimize the pain." Free appetizers will be…

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  • Classroom Snow Camping 101

    Join us for this classroom and overnight weekend experience to learn snow camping tips and tricks on how to enjoy the night in a wintry backcountry. This two-tiered snow camping course is designed for new or seasoned winter backcountry enthusiasts eager to learn how to upgrade their wilderness experience by learning the skills needed to successfully snow camp. Snow Camping…

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  • Full Moon Snowshoe Tour ~ Sugar Pine Point State Park

    State Park Interpreters will be leading Full Moon Snowshoe Tours exploring the natural and cultural history around the Hellman-Ehrman estate and Lake Tahoe shoreline in Sugar Pine Point State Park. Few experiences are as magical as snowshoeing by the light of a full moon along the snow-covered Tahoe shore! For those new to snowshoeing, there will be a beginner’s clinic…

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  • Where Spartans Stay and Play For Extra Adventure

    This fall, the Spartan North American Championship will return to the rugged mountains of North Lake Tahoe. The event is the culmination of the United States and Canada’s National Series, bringing the best obstacle course racers on the continent to the picturesque destination with $62,000 in prize money on the line.  However, with such a concentration of activities that put athletes…

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  • 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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