Join Tahoe Adventure Company and Tony Berendsen for the popular Telescopic Tours of the Night Sky. It’s a perfect way to end a day of skiing and is wonderful for the entire family. It all starts with a guided sunset snowshoe trek, followed by a entertaining tour of the night sky accompanied by hot cocoa [...]
The Washington Post published its annual U.S. ski guide this month and singled out the foodie scene in Truckee. In particular, it pointed to Stella at the Cedar House Sport Hotel, which our magazine has recommended for years.
“The chef uses fresh produce from the restaurant garden to create simple regional cuisine. Entrees from $22,” the [...]
We are going to be promoting the mountain lifestyle in the Sierra in our winter issue, including cozy mountain lodging. Many ski resorts are offering discounts. Some examples:
“Save 15-30% on lodging at Heavenly. Overlooking the sapphire-blue waters of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly is one of the most unique snow sports resorts on the planet. With a [...]
“Once upon a time we came upon a photo of a floating skate ramp. We thought it was a totally cool idea, but when we did a little research, we discovered the image was a fake—someone’s Photoshopped fantasy,” Visit California writes. “Bummer, we thought—but then we got inspired. ‘Let’s build our own,’ we cried, ‘and [...]
Full Moon Snowshoe Adventures are back by popular demand. Watch the sun set and stars come out while you trek through a snowy and tranquil forest under the full moon. Increase your knowledge of astronomy with jaw dropping views of the Sierra Nevada illuminated by the moonlight. Cap it all off with some [...]
By Jeannette E. Warnert
Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California.
Every year, the day after Thanksgiving, Susie Kocher bundles up her children, gathers the extended family and hikes into the Lake Tahoe Basin forest to find a Christmas tree.
“It’s my favorite part of the season,” Kocher said. “Having the fresh, living thing in the house really [...]
A “dip” in Lake Tahoe this morning to kick off IRONMAN Lake Tahoe! Bells are ringing, and the people on the shores are wearing down vests. (It was a freezing rain last night). It’s a good turnout; some traffic and temporary road closures, but it’s good to see this event doing well. The snowfall that [...]
KAYAKING AND PADDLEBOARDING
Kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding on Lake Tahoe is an exhilarating experience. We are big fans of the West Shore, known for its beauty and outdoor activities. With three locations on the West Shore (Homewood, Sunnyside, Sugar Pine Point State Park), West Shore Sports rents bicycles, kayaks, paddleboards and has a full [...]
“Head out on the highway, looking for adventure.”
Summer is the time to explore the Sierra and surrounding foothills in all its glory. The open road, in your car, convertible, RV or motorcycle, is the best way to experience it.
The journeys feature beautiful and historic places, including the shores of Lake Tahoe on Highway 89, Donner [...]
Sample the Sierra is a farm-to-fork festival celebrating the best food, wine and art in the Sierra Nevada, Sierra Foothills and Lake Tahoe regions.
This year’s 4th annual Sample the Sierra festival on September 1 will feature 16 different tasting booths, each showcasing the variety of textures, flavors, and styles of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
New this [...]