Alibi Ale Works in Lake Tahoe named one of the 10 best breweries in American ski towns

“Some things in life just go together — peas and carrots,” writes Business Insider. “Hipsters and moustache wax. Mountains and beer. Whether you’ve just summited a peak or raced down one with your proverbial hair on fire, there’s nothing quite like a cold one when you’re ready to kick back and relax.
“The only thing that [...]

Lake Tahoe is only 11 inches below its natural rim

Thanks to winter storms, about 28 billion gallons of water have flowed into Lake Tahoe since December 9. Another 1.7 feet of elevation gain is expected between March 1 and summer —often its high point. Our ski resort directory is here.

Five Tahoe ski resorts have more than 300 inches of snow

“Last season, not one Tahoe ski resort broke the 300 inch mark all season,” according to Snow Brains. “This year, we have five California ski resorts above 300 inches, and it’s only February.”
Sugar Bowl has 361 inches of snow, Boreal has 311.5 inches, Sierra-at-Tahoe has 310 inches, Northstar has 307 inches, and Kirkwood has 304 [...]

Winter storms get South Yuba River roaring back to life (video)

This weekend’s winter storms got the South Yuba River roaring back to life. A warm, wet storm, which forecasters described as an “atmospheric river,” drenched the Sierra Foothills and High Sierra. Snow fell at higher elevations — near 8,000 feet.
The rushing South Yuba River, visible in both Nevada County, CA, and Placer County, was [...]

Lake Tahoe is on the 2016 Amgen Tour of California route

The Amgen Tour of California travels nearly 800 miles through San Diego, South Pasadena, Santa Clarita, Thousand Oaks, Santa Barbara County (Gibraltar Road), Morro Bay, Monterey County at Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway, Lodi, South Lake Tahoe, Santa Rosa, and Sacramento. The Lake Tahoe routes include:
Stage 5 Men’s — Lodi to South Lake Tahoe
Stage 5 will [...]

What’s new in Placer County and Nevada County CA in Winter 2016

Lake Tahoe
Jan. 8, Feb. 5, March 4: Friday Night Tubing
Tube under the lights this winter at Tahoe Donner Snowplay until 6:30 p.m. TahoeDonner.com
March 3-13: North Lake Tahoe SnowFest
North Lake Tahoe celebrates its long winter season with SnowFest, a 10-day event TahoeSnowFestival.com
April 1-3: WinterWonderGrass Festival
Music, brews and mountains is the theme for the WinterWonderGrass Tahoe Festival, [...]

Winter 2016: D.C. panda makes snow angels while Tahoe skiers rejoice

Out West we are enjoying the return of big snowfalls, which is heartwarming to the merchants, ski resorts and locals who have endured a prolonged drought. This month Truckee has won a “ski town of the year” honor.
Back East, meanwhile, the Eastern Seaboard is experience one of the worst blizzards in years. Double-digit snowfalls have [...]

What’s new at Tahoe ski resorts in 2016

LAKE TAHOE’S 2015-16 WINTER SEASON is in full swing. Visitors can enjoy new terrain parks, a new high-speed ski lift, and awesome après ski dining experiences:
Mountain Improvements
NORTHSTAR CALIFORNIA RENOVATES GONDOLA
Skiers and snowboarders experience improved mountain access this winter with Northstar’s newly revamped Big Springs Express Gondola. The mountain tram connects The Village at Northstar to [...]

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 Blue [...]

Tahoe Maritime Museum closes escrow on its future home in Tahoe City

Tahoe Maritime Museum is pleased to announce the purchase of the Museum’s new property in Tahoe City. On October 15, TMM officially closed escrow on the Tahoe Tree Company property located at the corner of West Lake Boulevard and Granlibakken Road. The Log Lodge and the adjoining ten acre property will be the future home [...]

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