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.

A Season to Remember

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Thanks to mild weather and full lakes and rivers after last winter’s huge snowfall, this fall may be the best season ever for fly fishing. Follow Trout Creek Outfitters’ tips to take advantage of these stellar conditions.

Motorize Your Pow Addiction

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Not every pow day requires a lift ticket. If you’re looking for a new way to blow cold smoke, maybe it’s time you rode a Timbersled.

See You at Scotty’s Bash

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The Scotty Lapp Foundation will hold a New Year’s Eve bash at the Olympic Valley Event Center benefiting Skate for Scotty, a fundraising effort to build a skateboard park in Tahoe City.

Climbing High

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Construction is almost complete on the new High Altitude Fitness climbing gym in Truckee with owners Jason and Gabi Burd hoping for a June opening.

Striding toward Excellence: Why I Love Tahoe Cross-Country’s Comp Team

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Luka Karnickis, a member of the Tahoe Cross-Country competitive team, has found growing success, friendships, and fun being part of the team.

The Spirit in the Water

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Moonshine Ink contributor Le’a Gleason introduces us to two North Tahoe locals who have embraced the healing and rejuvenating powers of Big Blue’s chilly waters.

A New Angle on Slope Inclusivity

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Only a couple of weeks later, 85-year-old Barbara Witt was cruising up and down Alpine Meadows in a bi-ski, expertly guided by long-time Achieve Tahoe volunteer, Dave Littman.

The Good, The Bad, and the Dirty

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Each year, the nonprofit Environmental Working Group ranks 46 of the most commonly eaten fruits and veggies according to their overall pesticide contamination. Which are the worst offenders?

Overtraining and Undertraining: Where’s the Harmony?

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Overtraining and undertraining are both bad for athletes, whether professional or recreational. So how do we avoid these common training pitfalls? Think more like a mountain lion.

The Photographer Who Changed Skiing

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Larry Prosor’s photos of the early days of extreme skiing in Tahoe had an indelible impact on the sport.