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...

Let’s kick it!

If you live in a ski-town, chances are the season is over or almost over. A few resorts scattered across North America are still hanging in there, but for the most part things are winding down. Bummer...

It’s so hard to say goodbye

So, it’s coming to the time of year every skier or snowboarder dreads…the end of the season. Closing days at a lot of resorts have come and went. Backcountry stashes still remain, but are gett...

Back to School…Part 3

Avalanches  Yep, that’s right…Avalanches.  What does that mean?  It means not just one. Plural, more than one.  While multiple slides can happen at once, that’s not what is being...

Back to school…Part 2

  Now that we’ve done a brief overview of my experience and learned the place to gain avalanche education in the Sierra’s is Tahoe Mountain School (TMS), let’s take a closer look at what wa...

2014 – Year in Review

The end of the calendar year doesn’t mean the end of the ski/snowboard season, but rather the beginning of hopefully an epic winter for everyone in North America. So, Local Freshies thought we would...