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 at the Tahoe Art Haus. In true Local Freshies fashion, it will go off with a huge bang! All the grand prize winners will be announced at this showing […]

“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 of a “Godzilla” El Nino, this could be the season talked about for years to […]

Avalanche training is like going on a diet…(2 of 2)

Now our bellies were full and our brains were hungry for more. Avalanche Education After breaking for lunch, we returned to Travis Feist an AIARE Instructor with the Sierra Avalanche Center. He began by highlighting the major upcoming changes in Avalanche Education that are on the horizon for the 2016-17 season. As it stands today, avalanche training ultimately has 4 […]

Avalanche training is like going on a diet…(1 of 2)

This statement that professional snowboarder Kevin Jones made during his closing speech at the California Avalanche Workshop on Saturday October 17th fit very well with the theme of the entire event. No matter how much knowledge you have about snow science it is the dynamic of the group and the chain of decisions made that will […]

Northern Grease – Tahoe Film Tour: The final stop

  Local Freshies in association with Beyond Boarding and the Tahoe Art Haus announces the final stop of the US premier of Northern Grease on the Tahoe Film Tour. This is the last chance to raise funds for Beyond Boarding and the League to Save Lake Tahoe (Keep Tahoe Blue). It’s also the last chance to grab some […]

A story of David and Goliath

Stepping out the door its pitch-black out and so cold that it could shatter glass. In the driveway is a green Chrysler minivan. From the tailpipe a cloud of vapor spews out surrounding the vehicle. It’s packed full with rambunctious teenagers. The door swings open and music can be heard blaring out of the car. […]

Northern Grease Tahoe Film Tour – Update

Awww yeah!  You know we couldn’t leave out the South Shore! Local Freshies in association with Beyond Boarding and Himmel Haus announce another stop of the US premier of Northern Grease on the Tahoe Film Tour.  In addition to being a fundraiser for Beyond Boarding and the League to Save Lake Tahoe (Keep Tahoe Blue) […]

Essen und getranke in Suden Tahoe?

Eat and drink in South Tahoe? After a long day of riding you ask one of the locals working the gondola at Heavenly, “where do you go to get the best bite to eat?” Their expression turns to excitement as they immediately tell you “The Himmel Haus!” Quickly they give you the history. A crazy […]

Northern Grease Tahoe Film Tour

There were drops of rain falling around the lake yesterday and the tops of the highest peaks got a dusting of the white stuff. Automatically, our minds begin to wander to winter. It’s a perfect time to get amped for the season as well as get more connected with your community. Local Freshies in association […]