Climb aboard

An Introduction to Vintage Watercraft The roar of a classic engine, the reflection of sunlight off of shiny brass fittings, and the sparkle of lake water splashing against a meticulously cared for mah...

The summer breakup

The goodness of summer is in full swing. For me, there’s not much difference between winter and summer… well, I guess when talking location wise. Part or all of most days are spent outdoor...

Say Aloha to Ice Cream!

On a summer’s day it seems that everyone visiting Tahoe is either in a rush to get up in the mountains for some seclusion or heading onto the lake to catch some rays. While we understand you want ...

Island Highway Tour

 The Highway Tour Collective (HTC) is officially announcing the next chapter of their adventure series, the Island Highway Tour. For those who don’t know, the HTC is the next big thing combining ac...

An un®eal premier

Vancouver a.k.a. “Van City” a.k.a. the “Hollywood North”…you couldn’t name a better location to premier the latest and gnarliest mountain bike-palooza, known as the “un®eal” movie. Br...

Travel like the locals

Whether you are in town visiting for the holiday, ready to “Go Green” or you just want some fresh air, Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition (LTBC) has made your life a lot easier! They have put t...

Drought…no bueno!

The National Ski Areas Association (NSSA) just released the figures for last season with regards to how many skier/snowboard visits were recorded. It comes as no surprise that the US posted the second...

Mountain Coffee Roasters

The local café is the beating pulse of a mountain town…an extension of culture in these communities. Even more fitting, coffee itself is grown in the mountains. So, no matter what time of year the...

Alpenglow Mountain Festival

Here we go!  It seems like we’ve been waiting forever…finally the Alpenglow Mountain Festival is here! The most popular bi-annual, week and a half of outdoor bliss has arrived. If youR...

RISE open house and product launch!

With the summer solstice approaching it’s about time to celebrate the changing of seasons. Coincidently, it’s also time for RISE Designs, second annual open house and product release...