SNOW, SNOW and LOTS OF SNOW! When it comes to snow, size matters. During the first two weeks of January, Lake Tahoe has been blanketed by more than 200” of fresh snow, over 16 FEET! These historic storms have already broken a new record for January snowfall and the resorts surpassed their average snowfall totals for the season. And the typically snowy months of February and March still lie ahead!
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Monster storms continue to blanket Lake Tahoe ski resorts in pillows upon pillows of bottomless snow with the latest round dropping more than 10 feet of snow at upper summit elevations. These massive mega-storms have amassed more than 200” (16.6’) of snow during the first twelve days of January catapulting Lake Tahoe ski resorts to lead the country in snowfall totals over the entirety of last week.
Are you sitting at your work computer right now researching how to best spend your weeklong vacation on the slopes of Lake Tahoe? Can’t get enough of the photos showing a brightly-clad skier sinking bottomless powder turns with the cobalt blue waters of Lake Tahoe in the distance?
With more resorts in close proximity than any other winter destination in North America, Lake Tahoe is all about variety both on and off the slopes. The same can be said for the region’s impressive inventory of well-appointed hotel rooms, luxurious suites and comfortable condominiums. Whether you are looking for ski-in, ski-out convenience or Vegas-style luxury, Lake Tahoe has you covered in spades.
Lake Tahoe has a new month: Powderary. January is already the snowiest month of the season only five days into 2017! This potentially historical weather pattern looks to continue over the next two weeks with storm after storm lined up off the Pacific Coast, each one forecasted to drop MULTIPLE FEET OF SNOW!
There must be something in the water in Lake Tahoe. How else you can explain the abnormally high percentage of Olympic gold medalists and world champion athletes that call Lake Tahoe home? We shared a chairlift with a few of them recently to find out just what it is that makes Lake Tahoe so extraordinary.
Looking to make the most out of your day on the slopes? There's an app for that. In fact, there's quite a few noteworthy mobile apps designed to enhance your experience on the mountain and make it easy to meet up with friends and family. And for the competitive crowd, there's plenty of ways to track your vertical and share your results via social media sites. Here's a quick look at a handful of apps worth downloading prior to hitting the slopes in Tahoe.
Beer. The perfect punctuation mark to a great day on the slopes. Lake Tahoe is home to more than a dozen microbreweries and taphouses serving up some of the best hand-crafted ales and barrel-aged sours on the West Coast. We’ve rounded up seven not-to-be missed beers to pair with each of Ski Lake Tahoe’s seven top-rated resorts. So kick off your ski boots, fill up a frosty mug and read on.
When people hear the word “variety” used to describe Lake Tahoe, they typically think of the vast number of ski resorts or the endless nightlife and entertainment options. But the region is also a vibrant gathering place for yoga practitioners, massage therapists and wellness coaches given Lake Tahoe’s stunning natural beauty and the high concentration of outdoor-minded individuals.
The promise of a new year! 2017 is already shaping up to be a winter to remember as forecasters are calling for 5 to 7 feet of fresh snow to blanket the slopes in Lake Tahoe during the first week in January. With stellar conditions and incred deals waiting to greet destination guests, Lake Tahoe ski resorts are making it easy to stick with your New Year’s resolution to learn to ski/snowboard or take your riding to the next level.