Opening weekend of the 2014-15 season at Northstar and Heavenly

Heavenly After seven long grueling months of a drought filled summer, the day finally arrived. On a sunny Friday morning Heavenly ski resort opened for the 2014-2015 season. The gondola and Tamarack chair were running. This year, it was less crowded but still as exciting as ever. Everyone out there was glad to be back on […]

Beacons In Truckee

On a dreary Wednesday night,  over 70 mountain enthusiasts came out for the annual three part avalanche education series put on by local backcountry outfitters Tahoe Mountain Sports.  The excitement and energy was high partly due to the promising chance of snow in the forecast and the other to check out their new location in […]

The Spiritual Home of Snowboarding

Myth, legend, hardcore… these are the words that come to mind when talking about Mt. Baker. While it’s small in stature with heavy snow, Mt. Baker is larger than life in snowboarding history. This terrain seriously packs a punch! Why Mt. Baker? Most snow in the country! The roots of snowboarding… It’s got that “Old […]

No turning back…

Warren Miller Entertainment unleashes #65. Winter is here!  How do you know??? SNOW!  And for those of us that live in Tahoe, the annual WME film “No Turning Back,” made it’s rounds.  Like any great tradition, it happens every year.  Whether or not you agree is a different story.  Like clockwork, No Turning Back played last Friday […]

Growing with Mr. Plant – Review of the Premier at Squaw Valley

The showing of Mr. Plant at Squaw Valley went off just how one would imagine! Snowboarding has always been considered the wild child of snow sports. Squaw being well aware of this fact made a wise decision and held the premier just down the road from the main village at the Olympic Village Inn. The […]

No Turning Back – The Return of Warren Miller

As the snow begins to fly around the country the feeling of winter is in the air.  It arrives right about this time each year…another thing that occurs like clockwork each snow season is the release of the annual Warren Miller ski film! This will mark the 65th installment of this classic series.  It all began […]

“We gotta teach the children everyday,

keep a song, Show them the light, teach them right from wrong Make some sense so they can carry on” – Rakim In this day and age art is disappearing in schools and like Rakim’s quote, it is up to us to teach the children. This isn’t your everyday snowboard movie premier. It’s an opportunity […]

Introducing the Local Freshies Logo!

Our goal at Local Freshies is to make people feel like they have a local connection in every ski-town they visit, which will give them an opportunity to experience what locals get to enjoy every day!  When designing our logo we tried to symbolize our favorite elements and stay true to the Local Freshies theme. The Cabin – Home […]