Sports taps into the passion that Tahoe Truckee has for sports, be it on the mountain, in the gym, or on the kids’ fields.

Tracked Out

While the number of people in the backcountry has apparently risen sharply over the last 30-odd years, the number of avalanche deaths each year has actually stayed relatively level over that time. Why? Read on.

Ski Pass Throwdown

It can be tough to keep track of which pass to buy and when — here we try to make some sense of it all in our ski pass throwdown.

In a Day?

Emily Harrington reminisces on what it was like to climb El Capitan in Yosemite with Alex Honnold, a year before his ground-breaking free solo ascent.

Sarah Halas: Try and Keep Up

Sarah Halas’ approach to life is simple — she’s gonna do what she feels like, preconceived notions of your typical “chick” be damned.

Uncertain Future for Snowmobiling

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.

How to Save Your Knees

With ski season around the corner, it’s time to get ready for the snow and prepare against ACL injury by following these guidelines.

Heed the Windy Call of Kiteboarding

A one-time niche pastime, kiteboarding is now an official Olympic sport, and the Tahoe area is emerging as a destination for those who do it.

The Beginner’s Head

Being at the pinnacle of a sport can wear the psyche. Professional climber Emily Harrington shares how being a beginner again, and even flailing a bit, helps to refresh the mind.

Tahoe’s Drones

The key to responsible drone use in Tahoe is simple: Follow the rules (yes, there are rules).

On Your Left

If bikers are to be safe there is a need for change by all of us: bike riders, drivers, and pedestrians.