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  1. rickg

    Pacific Crest Snowcats?

    Heading to Lake Tahoe with a local ski club. 5 of us want to go cat skiing for a day. Doing some research I found http://www.pacificcrestsnowcats.com/ I know it is too late for this question as we already signed up and paid a deposit, but has anyone gone cat skiing with this outfit? Talked...
  2. Philpug

    Tahoe-Pyramid Trailway

    This has been a topic that we haven't discussed here yet and it looks like a lot of fun. Here is a link to the Tahoe-Pyramid Trail site. Link Link Channel 2 News Report with video Recent article in the Tahoe Weekly Recent article in the Sierra Sun.
  3. surfsnowgirl

    California/Nevada Tahoe Trip Booked for March 3-11, 2018

    Just booked this last night. Headed here with with our ski club. I've been to Tahoe in the summer but never winter so I'm excited to ski here. Our package includes 5 day lift tickets for Heavenly, Kirkwood, and Northstar I'm just looking for tidbits of information as since we've never skied...
  4. Jed Peters

    California/Nevada 2017-18 Tahoe Ski Resorts/Conditions/Meetups Thread....

    So this season required a trigger to start the thread. What prompted me to do it? Was it the 109 degree temperatures here in Placer County? Was it the tent sales this weekend and the anticipated new ski gear? (Maybe) Was it the new issue of Powder next to my toilet? (Print is dead though...
  5. Philpug

    Breaking News: Reno To Open Ski Area for 2026 Winter Olympics

    Reno, Nevada (4/1/17) -- Previewing a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, Reno has announced plans to open a ski area on Peavine Peak. With an elevation of 8,269 ft (2,520 m), Peavine Peak rises 2,186 ft (666 m); this is slightly less than the vertical drop required for an Olympic downhill...
  6. Philpug

    California/Nevada Pacific Crest Snowcats

    Pacific Crest Snowcats in Tahoe is a little-known jewel, but it has been in business for 18 years. Operating off of Cabin Creek Road in Truckee on the ridges between Squaw Valley and Sugar Bowl, Pacific Crest and its highly experienced guides have access to over 3,000 acres of mouthwatering...
  7. Can You Still Double Down on Being a Ski Bum in Reno?

    Can You Still Double Down on Being a Ski Bum in Reno?

    What is the cost of living your dream as a Tahoe ski bum? What are you willing to give up? The Tahoe Basin has the same issues with affordable housing as many other resort regions like Jackson Hole, Aspen, and Summit County. Housing in the area is limited; what is there breaks down into a few...
  8. Philpug

    California/Nevada Squaw Valley Ceo Talks Fis World Cup And More

    We spent some time with Andy Wirth over the summer, talking about Squaw Valley and its future. We discussed not only the very important upcoming redevelopment plans that include connecting Squaw and Alpine Meadows via a gondola, but also the return of World Cup skiing to Lake Tahoe and Squaw’s...
  9. Philpug

    The Tahoe Queen Is Burning!

    From Kolo8 TV. ZEPHYR COVE, Nev. (KOLO) - The Tahoe-Douglas FIre Department says at least one person has been hurt in a fire on the Tahoe Queen paddlewheeler on Lake Tahoe. Fire Marshal Erik Guevin says the boat, used for tours of the lake, is moored at Zephyr Cove. Flames broke out the...
  10. Jerry Graffam

    California/Nevada Heavenly Mountain Resort - All Things Related, Thread

    Hi all, This is meant to be Separate from the 'Meet-up' thread and I have no intention of stepping on toes. I just wanted to start a thread for conversation on anything having to do with Heavenly.History, conditions, trail openings, lifts, expansion, legitimate peeves, perceptions, lodging, trip...
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