The Local Lowdown – Your chance to support local Tahoe brands

Don’t know the exact reason, but it seems like Lake Tahoe is going through a renaissance in many ways. Sure, it’s still a challenge to call this place your home, but at the same time, there’s a bunch of new companies and brands that have decided to make this their home base. What better way […]

Top 5 ice skating rinks in North America

Thanksgiving is symbolic for skiers and snowboarders as the beginning of the ski season. The first snow has arrived in many parts of the country. Even a few mountains have snow starting to stack up, helping to build their bases. This is also a time to spend precious moments with your family and friends. An […]

Top 5 ski resorts in North America for 2017 Thanksgiving

We’ve been watching the weather reports like a hawk and the storm track this early season has trended further north. In fact, places like the Pacific Northwest, British Columbia and the Northern Rockies have already been PUMMELED with snow. So, based on what we’ve seen, here’s the top 5 ski resorts to visit for 2017 […]

Private Ski Resort opens to the public for the first time in 80 years

Back in 2010, do you remember all the hoopla about Shaun White and his private training facility? Well, during that same time-period, the small private ski area, Otsego Ski Club, built a 22-foot half pipe for Olympians to train for the upcoming Salt Lake City Games. Years later, this ski area located in Michigan is […]

Gnarlier than the average teleskier…

  When you hear the term “Telemark skier”, the typical stereotype pops in your head of a retro, granola-eating hippy. Heck… teleskiing is one of the oldest snowsports out there. But, does it make the description fair? Ty Dayberry and the new generation of telemark skiers say, “HELL NO!” That’s the goal of Ty’s latest […]

Lookout Pass Opens the 2017-18 season with REAL snow…

It’s only early November but ski areas all around North America are beginning to open. From A-Basin in Colorado to Mount Rose in Lake Tahoe the snowmakers are working hard to get a trail or two covered in the white stuff. What if you want to shred the REAL stuff? Then you don’t need to […]

Silver Mountain’s latest boom – SNOW!

Silver Mountain, the next Ski Destination Boom! When Silver Mountain first started, it was named Jackass Ski Bowl as a nod to the person who discovered silver in the area. Local legend states that a donkey got away from its owner and stood on a massive rock with a silvery glint. Once the owner caught […]