Tahoe resorts invest, host unique events this winter

For the 2018-19 winter season, the resorts have made significant capital investments to enhance their snowmaking, grooming, lifts, snowboard and ski school operations, resort facilities and more. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, Truckee visitors can participate in a variety of unique outdoor resort activities. • Go Disco Tubing at Squaw Valley during select times […]

Nevada City: A “Snowless” Escape

THOUGH KNOWN FOR ITS LEAF PEEPING, Victorian Christmas and pristine swimming holes in the South Yuba River, historic Nevada City also is an extraordinary winter getaway. Though usually below the snow line, Nevada City is only a one-hour drive to ski resorts on Donner Summit, including Sugar Bowl, Boreal and Royal Gorge, North America’s largest […]

Glide on Olympic Trails at Lake Tahoe

SNOW TRAILS GROOMED FOR CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING In the winter, visitors to Sugar Pine Point State Park on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore can enjoy 11 miles of cross-country ski and snowshoe trails. Follow the path of the Nordic events of the 1960 Winter Olympics that occurred in what is now the state park. Starting at the […]

Homewood Ski Resort for lakefront skiing at Tahoe

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD, LAKE TAHOE’S West Shore is “the place” for skiers seeking a more relaxed vibe, unspoiled scenic beauty, lakeside views, the solitude of cross-country skiing and awesome tree skiing—all at an affordable price. Sugar Pine Point State Park was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics cross-country skiing and biathlon events. […]

Royal Gorge is open for cross-country skiing

Royal Gorge Cross Country, North America’s largest cross country resort, opened for the season on Monday, December 9. The resort offers about 40 kilometers of groomed cross country trails for skiers after more than 20 inches of new snow fell on the resort over the weekend. When fully open, Royal Gorge has over 200 kilometers […]