Ultimate Guide to Tahoe
Tahoe Fresh Content
December 18, 2009
Tell us why your family deserves to win a free ski vacation. And make it a really good reason, because next month SKI readers will vote for their favorite entries. The three lucky families with the most votes will win vacations to Smugglers' Notch, Steamboat and Northstar-at-Tahoe.
November 19, 2009
With some 24,000 acres of lift-serviced terrain, 160 lifts and 15 ski areas overall, the Tahoe Basin is the stuff that skiers' dreams are made of.
November 16, 2009
It’s easy to understand why you’d be obsessed with Nevada. The more than 24,000 acres of skiable terrain, 33 feet of annual snowfall and 18 incredible ski resorts at legendary Lake Tahoe would thrill anyone.
November 5, 2009
You’ve been skiing for years and have cranked out millions of vertical feet—and maybe even taken a lesson or two. The result: You’re a confident advanced skier. Satisfied? Don’t be. With a little more work on snow and in the gym, you can be a seamless expert.
November 4, 2009
Go-go nightlife, mind-blowing terrain, epic blizzards and views that make you forget what you were thinking about. No wonder Californians are so relaxed.
October 13, 2009
Harbor chop, Sierra cement, mank, moguls: These are all tough conditions to ski in—the uneven snow and terrain can make minced meat of you—so it’s natural to respond in kind, with brute force. But the flailing arms and gyrating hips that come with it betray a skier absorbing too much impact with his upper body and not enough with his legs. Experts’ upper bodies, on the other hand, remain smooth and steady—like a duck’s above the water’s surface—while their legs and feet do the work of absorbing uneven terrain. Only when you move your feet, ankles, knees and hips through their full athletic ranges of motion can you respond to rough terrain with fluidity and grace.
July 31, 2009
With private clubs and loyalty rewards, family packages an immaculate grooming, upscale lodging and cutting-edge terrain parks, this little-known Tahoe gem is quietly becoming the Deer Valley of the far west.