Lake Tahoe

March Madness | Brandon Craddock

March 25th, 2014 by

Everyone in Tahoe was hoping for a ‘Miracle March’ when it was really just ‘March Madness’. It was pretty bad but pretty good at the same time, it was a weird one.

Film Locations: Squaw Valley/Mt. Rose backcountry

State of the Tahoe Backcountry 2014: X | Sponsored by Alpenglow Sports

March 7th, 2014 by
One of my favorite turns from the last week of powder skiing in the Tahoe backcountry.

Since the last State of the Backcountry report, we’ve said goodbye to the quasi-spring cycle that had been in place, and welcomed a series of moist storms that’s left anywhere … Read More

State of the Tahoe Backcountry 2014: IX | Sponsored by Alpenglow Sports

February 25th, 2014 by
Jillian Raymond enjoys the morning light on her ascent...

Since the first “State of the Backcountry” reports started back in the 2009-2010’ ski season, the general tone has stayed consistent. This isn’t a place to complain about what’s not … Read More

State of the Tahoe Backcountry 2014: VIII | Sponsored by Alpenglow Sports

February 17th, 2014 by
Jeff Dostie and Barrett Young greet the first light of day on the West Shore.

Funky. With everything from rain above 9k feet, to Sunday’s bluebird powder day, funky is an accurate way to describe the range of backcountry skiing conditions found in the greater … Read More

The 2014 Alpenglow Mountain Festival presented by Alpenglow Sports and Nature’s Bakery III

February 13th, 2014 by
After the Nordic Ski Demo Event on Saturday, March 1st, it all comes to a close on Sunday, March 2nd with the 38th anniversary of the Great Ski Race. Photo: gotahoenorth

Welcome to the final installment of a three part series highlighting this one-of-a-kind, two-week winter festival celebrating human-powered outdoor recreation in Lake Tahoe. If you missed the first two blasts, here … Read More

State of the Tahoe Backcountry 2014: VII | Sponsored by Alpenglow Sports

February 6th, 2014 by
Another pristine lap for Derrick Scott on Rubicon.

Live in the now, be present, and focus on the fact that February has been nothing but powder days in the Tahoe backcountry. We’re all well aware of the continuing … Read More

The 2014 Alpenglow Mountain Festival presented by Alpenglow Sports and Nature’s Bakery

January 31st, 2014 by
Jillian Raymond finds her happy place, backcountry skiing in Lake Tahoe.

Welcome to the first installment of a three part series meant to dial you in on this one-of-a-kind, two-week winter festival celebrating human-powered outdoor recreation in Lake Tahoe. Over the … Read More

State of the Tahoe Backcountry 2014: VI | Sponsored by Alpenglow Sports

January 28th, 2014 by
If this shot doesn't get you fired up, hopefully the latest forecast will. Rider: Julien Hanna

On the heels of a much needed journey to find a snowier state of winter, the return home to Tahoe brought two important things to light. The first is that … Read More

State of the Tahoe Backcountry 2014: IV | Sponsored by Alpenglow Sports

January 9th, 2014 by
Exploring for shredability in the Eastern Sierra. Photo: Jules Hanna

Do you enjoy long walks in the mountains? If so, you’re in luck because if you want to slide on anything resembling snow in the Sierra, you’re going to have … Read More

State of the Tahoe Backcountry 2013-2014: III | Sponsored by Alpenglow Sports

December 24th, 2013 by
Jeff Dostie skins through shards of surface hoar on the NW Shore.

Patience is a virtue; rock boards are mandatory. That about sums up the current state of the Tahoe backcountry as we inch closer to ending 2013, and look to welcome … Read More