Need a lift?

As of last Saturday the popular ride sharing service, Uber, launched it’s first “snow” specific option powered by Backcountry called UberSKI. Now, snow enthusiasts can hail a ride using the new ...

What are you thankful for?

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the ski season. It’s an opportunity to eat lots of good food and to take a moment to reflect on the things you are grateful for. Here, at Local Freshies, we t...

Open Sesame!

In the Tahoe Basin and around the country, the snow has started to fly and the stoke is high! Snow enthusiasts have been super gripped by the talks of a “Monster El Niño” and early season snow on...

The End

Over the years a lot of movies and books I have read changed how I think or look at things in life. For example the classic book The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair, detailing how the immigrants in the stoc...

Tis the season

With winter fast approaching or already here it’s time to awake that brain of yours and freshen up your backcountry safety skills. More and more snow enthusiasts are venturing out of bounds and ...

Free lift tickets and a good cause?

Curtain call for Northern Grease in Lake Tahoe The first two stops of the Northern Grease – Tahoe Film Tour have been a major success! It’s not over yet…there is one final call a...

“Opening Day”

for the 2015 – 2016 snow season starts now! No matter how good or bad the past season was, opening day means a clean slate. It brings a new sense of hope that this might be the year. With talks ...