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Sports and Outdoors

Our Sports & Outdoors section taps into the passion that Tahoe/Truckee has for sports, be it on the mountain, in the gym, or on the kids’ fields. We cover the region’s bad*ss sun and snow sports experts as well as community wellness and health topics.

Going Higher

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Tahoe resident Mike Rogge is reimagining what outdoor print publications can be, resurrecting the cult classic Mountain Gazette in a subscriber supported, gigantic 11-inch x 17-inch coffee table centerpiece of a magazine.

Soak It In

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Forest bathing is a simple way to escape the noise in your head and feel more grounded.

The Aging Athlete

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A lifetime of strenuous athletic activity can take a toll on the body, especially the joints. Fitness writer Dave Jack shares ways to modify your exercise routine as the years go by.

Going The Distance

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His life’s passion is swimming, and at 73, Craig Meacham is showing no signs of slowing down. Last year, he swam Donner Lake on 100 days.

The River Runs Through It

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After the cancellations of countless events last summer due to the Covid-19 pandemic, music and merriment return to Downtown Reno’s Truckee River corridor with the River Festival and Artown.

Onewheel to Freedom

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You may have seen them float by you on the Truckee River Legacy Trail and wondered, "Does that thing only have one wheel?"

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?

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.

Snow Luck

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When powder days peter out. Moonshine’s Craig C. Rowe spoke with local weather forecaster Bryan Allegretto of Open Snow.

Earn Your Couch Time

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The pandemic has people spending more time on the couch … so why not put it to good use?