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Winter film series at Squaw Valley

Winter film series at Squaw Valley


Freddie Wilkinson
Alpenglow Sports is sponsoring a free winter film series at Squaw Valley’s Olympic Village Lodge. The next film is December 5, with guest speaker Freddie Wilkinson.

Wilkinson is a writer, guide, and climber. His writing has appeared in National Geographic, Outside, and Men’s Journal.


Film series dates:


Thursday, December...

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Mountain Biking: Getting faster with age

Mountain Biking: Getting faster with age



88 Stumpjumper
I was out blasting some trails near Folsom Lake when I realized I was riding them faster than ever. I have been riding these trails for more than 25 years and I was smoking them. How can that be? I have more experience to be...

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Bike Park and Zipline proposed at Heavenly Mountain Resort

Bike Park and Zipline proposed at Heavenly Mountain Resort


Vail Resorts, owner of Northstar, Heavenly, and Kirkwood is continuing the permit process with the U.S. Forest Service and other agencies to add additional summer activities to Heavenly Mountain Resort.
The proposed “Epic Discovery” activities include zipline and skycycle canopy tours, mountain bike park, ropes course, water activities, hiking...

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Kirkwood’s opening day will be Monday, Nov. 25th

Kirkwood’s opening day will be Monday, Nov. 25th


Kirkwood last season.
After postponing opening day for three days, Kirkwood has produced enough manmade snow to open with one lift. Solitude chair number 5 is the only chair scheduled to run.
 Solitude will open at 9:00am and service two runs on what Kirkwood calls “steep intermediate” terrain....

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New management plan for Lake Tahoe forest lands

New management plan for Lake Tahoe forest lands


The U.S. Forest Service released a final draft management plan that will guide them for the next 15 years. The plan has entered a 60-day appeal period where written objections will be reviewed through the close of business on January 21, 2014. After the objection resolution period, the Regional...

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See The Sacramento River ... By Car
Confused about the Tunnels?


"I don’t know what to think, because I cannot get the critical information necessary to make an informed judgment"--Peter Gleick, a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a co-founder of the Pacific Institute, commenting on the proposal to divert Sacramento River water through tunnels under delta land.


Gleick's article--"Viewpoints: Why I’m Still Confused about the Proposed Tunnels...

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Moody’s Film Festival in Truckee

Moody’s Film Festival in Truckee

Downtown Truckee Moody's Bistro, Bar and Beats is teaming up with High Fives to present a free film festival in downtown Truckee. Two skiing/riding films will be shown outdoors on Bridge Street between Moody's and Bar of America. Backcountry (Sno...

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Bicyclist hit in North Lake Tahoe is critical

Bicyclist hit in North Lake Tahoe is critical

James Hulett, age 23 from Boulder Colorado was struck from behind by a car near Carnelian Bay last Friday. The driver, Vincent Araujo, of Kings Beach left the scene after the accident. Hulett suffered major head trauma after the accident and is being ...

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Free lessons at Homewood Mountain Resort

Free lessons at Homewood Mountain Resort


Homewood wants you to get out of your skiing rut and advance to a higher level by offering free skiing/riding lessons. The lessons are offered Sunday through Friday on non-peak days throughout the season.
To be eligible, skiers must be able to ski parallel and snowboarders must be able to dynamically link...

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Opening dates for Lake Tahoe area ski resorts

Opening dates for Lake Tahoe area ski resorts




Northstar 2013
 
Lake Tahoe has been snow free since October 28th when a storm dumped 10 to 18 inches in the high country and 6 inches at lake level. However, the overnight lows have been cold enough for the resorts to make snow most of the days since.
A storm window...

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