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Sports and Outdoors

Tapping into the passion that Tahoe/Truckee has for sports of all seasons — be it on the mountain, in the gym, or on the kids’ fields — as well as a variety of health and wellness topics.

Uncertain Future for Snowmobiling

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With excellent and easily accessed backcountry terrain, the TNF is ground zero for a new chapter in winter recreation management and a heated disagreement about how to address snowmobile access.

Purposeful Repurposed Water

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Using treated wastewater is a common water-saving technique in California. Now it is being brought to the slopes, with Soda Springs Mountain Resort initiating California’s first program of its kind in November. 

Build Foam Pits and They Will Come

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Woodward Tahoe trains Olympians and X Gamers of tomorrow

Olympics 2010: Nate Holland

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Nate Holland looks for an Olympic medal to add to his record collection of X Games gold.

Lily Bradley Is Making the Podium More Inclusive

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Tahoe local Lily Bradley is making waves on the Freeride World Tour, but even more important to them than skiing success is making the sport and the outdoors more inclusive for queer athletes.

Flipping Out: The Road to Radical Aerials

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Sports Spotlight Did you watch the Winter X-Games this year? The annual action sports contest went down Jan. 27 to 30 in Aspen, Colo. By all accounts, the level of competition at Winter X this...

The Resort Report

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With 15 resorts to choose from, peruse this sampling of new happenings at each Tahoe resort

Tahoe Ski Patrol

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Ski patrol work tirelessly to keep you safe and get the mountain open so you can frolic in the powder. Give 'em a thank you next time you see the white cross.

View from the Top

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You might wish you had Truckee resident Kevin Quinn's jobs, after hearing about his winters running an Alaskan heli-ski operation, and summers flying to remote backcountry locations in his Cessna plane.

To Make A Horse Dance

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North Tahoe alum Susan Treabess, who was born without a left hand, heads to the World Equestrian Games on the U.S. Para-Equestrian Team.