The Corn is Ready to Harvest!

Over the years I’ve heard many people say things like: “I can’t ski in April because it gets all slushy” “Doesn’t the snow suck when its 60 degrees out?” “I hate mashed potatoes so I won’t go snowboarding after March.” All these statements came from those that are unknowledgeable on where and how spring skiing works. More […]

Boarding 4 Breast Cancer – 20th Anniversary

I still remember at a young age reading about all the unique snowboard events that happened out West. Being in the flatlands of Middle America they seemed exciting, legendary, and most of all like a fantasy. One that stood out in my mind was the Boarding for Breast Cancer snowboard and music festival. Seeing the […]

Spring has sprung

Tuesday marks the spring equinox, officially bringing an end to winter. Does that mean the ski and snowboard season is over? The answer to this question is absolutely not! It couldn’t be further from the truth. This is your time to find cheap plane tickets, lots of sunshine, empty slopes and most of all some […]

Backcountry Access

As we’ve covered, the latest and greatest thing in snow sports is all about the backcountry. Whether it’s skiing, splitboarding, snowshoeing or snow biking, there’s no doubt about it…this is the fastest growing segment on the industry. If you’ve never experienced the backcountry, I highly recommend it. An adventure is guaranteed! Here at home in […]

Jumbo Wild presented by the League to Save Lake Tahoe

One of the best things about living in a mountain town is all the events related to the outdoors. Thursday March 10th there was an event we’d been waiting for. At the Beach Retreat and Lodge in South Lake Tahoe, the League to Save Lake Tahoe was hosting an outdoor film to raise money, awareness […]

The Freshest Webstore Ever!

The time has finally come…it seemed like this day would never arrive! You asked and we listened.  Today we’d like to announce the Grand Opening of our Webstore!  You can now be a proud owner of the “Freshest” lids and stickers on the planet! A dream has became a reality A couple years ago the Local […]

The Journey

Kirkwood to Heavenly Sitting at home in South Lake Tahoe watching the intense rain pound the meager snowpack that was left at lake level it began to get depressing. Forecasts that said 5 to 10 ft. of fresh weren’t looking to promising. To take my mind off it, I decided to believe the hype and […]


Earlier this week the 35th annual North Lake Tahoe Snowfest began.  For those unfamiliar with this festival it is ten days and nights, which takes place every spring to celebrate life in the High Sierra.  This is the biggest winter festival in the west.  With cool events like a torchlight parade, laser show, fireworks, town […]

The Banked Slalom

The purist form of skiing and snowboarding For anyone that has skied or snowboarded with a couple of friends there is always that one time that your crew stands on top of the park and says, “Let’s race down.” The thrill of chaos and friendly competition with your buddies leads to a melee of action. […]