Lake Tahoe is home to limitless outdoor activities for nearly any sporting adventure. Nonetheless, many of us have ambitions to experience our athletic pursuits far outside the Basin. Moonshine Ink wandered the streets of Kings Beach to find out where in the world people want to go to watch or participate in a favorite sport. To read about three companies based in Tahoe that bring worldly adventure dreams to life, check out Base Camp Tahoe, here.

Ashley Owen, Bolton, Mass.


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Oh man, hard question! I would travel to Australia to snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef. I figure it’ll only be around for a little while longer, as it’s already been disappearing so fast.

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Banks Tolles, Kings Beach


I would go surfing in Hawaii, I hear it’s amazing! I’ve surfed Tahoe before during the huge storms, but that doesn’t really count.

Ellie Krauss, Alpine Meadows

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I’ve always wanted to check out the skiing in Utah. Friends from Squaw Valley go all the time and say the snow is much colder and lighter for epic powder days.

Britt Otis, Kings Beach


I play basketball all the time and so I would travel to LA to get in on some street ball. That, and I’ve always wanted to watch the NBA All-Star game at the Staples Center.

Kaci Wright, Crystal Bay


I would want to go to Alaska to watch the Iditarod. I love huskies and see dog sleds at Squaw, and have always wanted to watch the real thing.


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