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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 2015

Snowboarder at Heavenly | Lake Tahoe

Three Steps to Enjoying your Lake Tahoe Ski Day

Have you been considering a ski getaway to Lake Tahoe, but wondering about conditions? I can assure you, the major resorts are in full swing, with great groomed runs and a ton of options to make your day fun and memorable. Here are three steps to help you make the most of your day:

Feb 20th 2015

JetBlue plane | Photo by Flickr user Bill Abbott

JetBlue starting non-stop service from New York to Reno-Tahoe

Start spreading the news – JetBlue just announced new non-stop air service from New York to Lake Tahoe via Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RTIA)!

The new non-stop flights will begin May 28, 2015, with service from John F. Kennedy International Airport into RTIA. The flight will be offered daily during the peak seasons and its timing will allow skiers and snowboarders to maximize their time on the slopes without the need to sacrifice travel days on each end of a vacation.

Jan 13th 2015

Sugar Bowl Ski Resort

Sugar Bowl Resort Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Sugar Bowl Resort will celebrate its 75th anniversary this season, commemorating a long history that started with a yodeling 1930s Austrian ski champion and continues today with the resort’s recent investment of over $20 million in improvements to the Donner Summit ski resort.

Dec 23rd 2014

Snowy chairlift in North Lake Tahoe

Find out What's New across the North Shore this season! Part I

We're home to the largest concentration of ski resorts and the largest alpine lake in North America. There are more chairlifts and combined miles of terrain parks than the entire state of Colorado. Yet even with these credentials, North Lake Tahoe continues to expand the winter experience by improving snowmaking capabilities and adding celebrations to an already packed events calendar. On and off mountain, the destination proves that adventure seekers of all levels are in for a treat this season.

Dec 10th 2014

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

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

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