FOR YEARS, the West Shore Café and Inn in Homewood has been a magical summer destination, complete with boat valets.
Now the café is becoming a popular spot for après ski. You can ski Homewood, walk across the street and enjoy lakefront après in style.
Look out the floor-to-ceiling windows while you sip a winter cocktail, such [...]
THE SIERRA NEVADA WAS recently named one of the world’s most beautiful mountain ranges, joining the Himalayas, Andes and others by UnofficialNetworks.com, a skiing website. “The Sierra is home to three national parks, 20 wilderness areas and two national monuments,” it observed.
The Sierra offers world-class winter activities, not to mention spectacular views from Lake Tahoe, [...]
During the winter of 1960, athletes from around the world came to Lake Tahoe to participate in the Winter Olympic Games.
The biathlon and cross country events were held in what is now Sugar Pine Point State Park. Join park staff, the West Shore Business Association and the Sierra State Parks Foundation as we [...]
Find out what actor Rob Lowe (an amazing skier) and Olympic skiers Julia Mancuso, Shannon Bahrke and Errol Kerr think are the best skiing spots in our region — from Heavenly to Alpine to Squaw.
“We have some of the best mountains in the whole world,” as Bahrke puts it. “Lake Tahoe is one of the [...]
Homewood Mountain Resort is excited to announce an early opening for the 2013-14 ski season — Wednesday, Dec. 11 — along with free skiing and snowboarding on Opening Day.
Recent storms dropped a total of 27 inches of fresh snow on the resort, located on Lake Tahoe’s west shore, which augmented the base layer created by [...]
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 [...]