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Gates and Wakes at Homewood Mountain Resort
Big winters like this one are a perfect opportunity to combine two of Tahoe’s favorite pastimes: Downhill skiing and water skiing. Homewood Mountain Resort happens to be the perfect place to make it happen, so they are continuing a tradition that has been going on...Read more
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It might be time for a little body work
This winter we’ve seen some spectacular days of skiing through deep snow, and day upon day of less spectacular never ending shoveling so we can get to our car and ski. All that snow has been beautiful, but also exhausting. Which for many of us...Read more
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Snowfest 2019 Part Two
Just before the start of Snowfest on March 3rd I posted about the long time history and traditions of this North Lake Tahoe event. Now with Snowfest over I thought I could talk about a few of the events that I experienced last week. The...Read more
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Snowfest 2019
Since 1984 the first week of March in North Lake Tahoe has meant it is time for Snowfest! It begins on February 28th and goes through March 10th, and is a gathering of friends at parties and parades, There are lots of classic quirky events...Read more
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Let’s be careful out there Traveling to Tahoe in the winter
Driving to Lake Tahoe in the middle of a snowstorm has always been a challenge. The last few winters, however, there seems to be even more havoc. Interstate 80 and other major roads close often during snow storms, even though Cal Trans and the counties...Read more
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Snow…we love it…but we got enough now
Snow…how much and when is the defining characteristic of winter life in the Sierra. We are all in some form or other snow farmers. We need it to open the ski areas and bring the visitors to town, as well as make life fun and...Read more
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Bartley Ranch Hiking
The early January storms turned Tahoe into a winter paradise. The skies and the lake became that deep blue that is only made more purdy by the startling white mountains covered in snow that serve as the lake’s backdrop. Hopefully, there will be plenty of...Read more
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YO, THIS IS LAKE TAHOE HERE…DON’T FORGET ME
Hi, This is Lake Tahoe here…and just thought you should know, that I feel a bit neglected in the winter. This time of year folks say they are heading to Lake Tahoe, but sometimes they don’t even stop by to say hi. Oh, they get...Read more
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My Trip to New Zealand
I just returned from a 35 day camper van adventure around the South Island of New Zealand. It truly was a spectacular trip. We saw crystal clear mountain lakes backing up tight against high mountain peaks still sporting late spring snow. Lush forests of craggy...Read more
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Dollar Creek bike trail opens
A ribbon cutting was held on October 22nd for the opening of the 2.2 mile paved bike trail which leads from Dollar Hill to the end of Fulton Crescent Road in Cedar Flat. The trail, which passes through the forest and over Dollar Creek is...Read more
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