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Powder skier at Lake Tahoe | Corey Rich Photography

5 Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts with New Features this Season

Expedia Viewfinder partnered with Ski Lake Tahoe to spotlight the latest attractions in Lake Tahoe this season.

Nov 26th 2014

Powder skier | Robyn Scarton

2014/15 Lake Tahoe Ski Resort Opening Dates

I don’t know about you, but this time of year is when I start to shiver with anticipation. Winter, my season, is about to begin! Time to dig out the boards, figure out where your helmet and gloves are, and GET STOKED.

I know that you’re as excited as I am, so I’ve done the work for you, listing the latest opening dates for the Ski Lake Tahoe resorts below. Do note that all dates are subject to weather and conditions.

Keep up those snow dances, and see you out there!

Nov 11th 2014

Thomas Cook plane

Hello UK – Nonstop Air Service to Reno-Tahoe

It’s true – we’re pleased to announce that Thomas Cook Airlines has confirmed the UK’s first non-stop air service, from London Gatwick (LGW) to Reno (RNO), with the first flights taking place in December 2015.

Nov 4th 2014

Woman mountain biking Flume Tahoe

Mountain Biking at Lake Tahoe

There is nothing quite like the feel of floating downhill. I first found this bliss skiing, and used to spend my off-seasons dreaming of the time when I’d be back on snow.

Until I started mountain biking.

Jul 9th 2014

Heavenly Observation Deck Summer

Top summer photo locations at Lake Tahoe

So, you’re headed to Lake Tahoe for a summer break. Knowing the best places to capture the moment can be challenging, since this place is so. darn. scenic. We’re here to help. Check out some photo op recommendations from the Ski Lake Tahoe resorts below, along with a few of my favorite spots.

Jul 1st 2014

Hiking at Squaw Valley | Matt Palmer

7 Top Hikes at Lake Tahoe

It’s normal to assume that the ski resorts shut down once the winter is over. That’s not the case at Lake Tahoe. Northstar, Squaw Valley, Heavenly and Kirkwood turn into summer playgrounds, as trails once buried under the snow surface, providing ample opportunities for exploration and adventure. 

Jun 4th 2014

Northstar California powder skiing

2013/14 Lake Tahoe winter wrap-up

Sad to admit it, but the winter season over.  It's time to store the skis and snowboards, reflect on the season, and start counting down to next winter.  

What were your favorite moments of the 2013/14 season? Typically any day on the slopes equals a terrific day in my book, but below are five moments that stand out. Did I miss yours? Let me know in the comments.

1. Opening Day

May 12th 2014

Sunset over Lake Tahoe

2013/14 Lake Tahoe ski resort closing dates

For many, spring brings relief after a cold, long, winter. For others, it’s a bittersweet time, signaling the eventual end of ski season. The sad news for snow addicts is that the first of the Ski Lake Tahoe resorts close in just a few short weeks. It’s ironic, as skiing and riding is terrific right now, thanks to last week’s dose of winter!

That said, if you’ve not yet made ski and snowboard vacation plans to Lake Tahoe, you still have time (though don’t delay!).

Hope to see you out there!

Apr 8th 2014

Heavenly powder March 30.2014

March snowstorms dump nearly 4 feet of snow

Old Man Winter decided to pay Lake Tahoe a visit last week, bringing with him nearly four feet of new snow! As a result, conditions at the Ski Lake Tahoe resorts are currently awesome. The good news is that he’s sticking around. More snow is in the forecast tonight, which means we’ll be starting off April with a powder day (or two). No joke!

Mar 31st 2014

spring riding at Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe

6 reasons to plan a Tahoe Ski Spring Vacation

Sure, it’s natural to associate a ski vacation with winter. I love snowstorms, cold toes and hot chocolate by a fire pit as much as the next person, but if you’ve never been to Lake Tahoe for some spring skiing and riding, you’re missing out. Trust me on this one. To help you out, I’ve compiled a few reasons why you need to put Tahoe on your radar this spring.

Mar 17th 2014