LOCAL EVENTS

Mar
18
Mon
Alpenglow Expeditions AIARE Level 1 Course @ Squaw Valley
Mar 18 @ 9:15 pm – Mar 20 @ 10:15 pm

Students can expect to develop a good foundation on how to prepare for and carry out a backcountry trip, to understand basic decision making while in the field and to learn avalanche rescue techniques.

This is a comprehensive entry level avalanche course designed for those with basic ski & snowboard touring experience. There are no other prequisites. The price includes all necessary classroom supplies and the AIARE field book. These items are often not inlcuded in the course price, but we don’t like any hidden costs.

Mar
20
Wed
NORTH LAKE TAHOE SCIENCE EXPO @ Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences
Mar 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join the UC Davis TERC for our 14th annual SCIENCE EXPO with the theme of Physical Science! Children ages 6-12 and their families are invited to engage in hands-on science investigations and experiments. Activities include properties of matter, physical & chemical changes, energy & energy transfer, forces & motion, magnetism, air pressure, friction, and more!

Fun for the whole family, Science Expo cultivates curiosity, passion, and interest in science for you and your child. This event is free and open to the public. Come explore and discover!

Visit http://tahoe.ucdavis.edu/science-expo for more information.

Volunteers needed!

Click the Sign-Up button to volunteer!

More info at http//tahoe.ucdavis.edu/science-expo

WILD WINTER WEDNESDAYS~GAMES, RAFFLES, MUSIC @ River Ranch Lodge and Restaurant
Mar 20 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the River Ranch every Wednesday apres ski (or apres work!) for a few hours of games, awesome raffles, happy hour from 3:30-close and Mr D and Kandy spinning tunes 4-7PM! Raffle proceeds benefit a different local non-profit each week.

Mar
21
Thu
NASTAR RACES @ Squaw Valley
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm

Race against friends, family and other skiers on our NASTAR race course located at the top of Shirley Lake Express on Ramp Run. Participants will compete within their age and gender to win platinum, gold, silver and bronze medals. Racers that are top-ranked in their group can qualify to compete in our 2019 Liberty Mutual Insurance NASTAR National Championships April 3- 7, 2019 here at Squaw Valley.

NASTAR Rates
Rate
2 Runs per day $5
All Day $10
Season Pass – Unlimited Runs for 2018/19 Season $99
Mar
22
Fri
GUIDED INTERPRETIVE SKI & BOARD TOURS AT DIAMOND PEAK @ Diamond Peak Ski Resort
Mar 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In partnership with the Incline Village General Improvement District’s Waste Not conservation staff, Diamond Peak will offer a series of guided interpretive ski/snowboard tours of the mountain this winter.  Program participants will meet at the Base Lodge with a guide before touring the mountain to discuss the unique plant and animal life that flourishes within the ski area’s boundaries, as well as the history of the resort, of Incline Village and the Lake Tahoe region as a whole.

  • January 12th, 2019 – April 13th, 2019
    In partnership with the Incline Village General Improvement District’s Waste Not conservation staff, Diamond Peak will offer a series of free guided interpretive ski/snowboard tours of the mountain this winter. Program participants will meet behind the Base Lodge with a guide before touring the mountain to discuss the unique plant and animal life that flourishes within the ski area’s boundaries, as well as the history of the resort, of Incline Village and the Lake Tahoe region as a whole.
    Meet on the snow behind the base lodge (near the ski racks and large trail map sign). Must be an intermediate skier or snowboarder and have a valid lift ticket or season pass to participate, unless otherwise noted.
    Tour Dates
    Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, 11am – noon
    Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, 11am – noon
    Saturday, March 9, 2019, 11am – noon
    Saturday, April 13, 2019, 11am – noon
    Related ContentSustainability & Environmental Efforts
    Diamond Peak Ski Resort is proud to be one of many that recognizes global warming and the effects that pollutants have on our environment.
NORTH SHORE NIGHTS AT GAR WOODS @ Gar Woods Grill & Pier
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Huge Apres Ski Party following Happy Hour in Gar Woods bar. Great food & drink specials from 6:30 – 9:30 pm. Live music. Raffle prizes all night including a snowboard each week. Other great prizes from local retailers and ski resorts. Receive a raffle ticket for each item you order- the more you drink, the more you eat, the more you win!!

Apr
5
Fri
Alpenglow Expeditions AIARE Level 1 Course @ Squaw Valley
Apr 5 @ 8:30 am – Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm

Students can expect to develop a good foundation on how to prepare for and carry out a backcountry trip, to understand basic decision making while in the field and to learn avalanche rescue techniques.

This is a comprehensive entry level avalanche course designed for those with basic ski & snowboard touring experience. There are no other prequisites. The price includes all necessary classroom supplies and the AIARE field book. These items are often not inlcuded in the course price, but we don’t like any hidden costs.

Apr
6
Sat
LAST TRACKS WINE & BEER TASTING AT DIAMOND PEAK @ Diamond Ski Peak
Apr 6 @ 2:00 am – 6:00 pm

Take part in one of Lake Tahoe’s most unique on-mountain events this winter with Diamond Peak’s Last Tracks Wine/Beer Tasting events, held most Saturday afternoons from February 10, 2018 through the end of the ski season. Last Tracks participants have the opportunity to take advantage of a late-day lift ticket valid from 2 to 4 p.m. followed by a final chair ride up to Snowflake Lodge to experience breathtaking views and wine or craft beer tastings paired with delicious appetizers. When the event is over, participants enjoy one final run down a freshly groomed trail.

Last Tracks features a different winery, brewery, or themed flight each week. Some of the past favorites have included J Winery, New Belgium Brewery, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Robert Talbott Winery, and a “Wine Tour of Italy.”

Cost: 2018 Last Tracks tickets are $54 and include a ski lift ticket valid from 2 to 4 p.m. Diamond Peak season pass holders receive a $5 discount on Last Tracks tickets.

Note: Participants MUST be able to ski or snowboard down an intermediate run (no exceptions) and be 21+ to attend

Last Tracks Tickets go on Sale on January 15th – Purchase Online
Most Saturdays, February 9 through April 13, 2019 (no event Feb. 16), intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders can take the last chairlift up to the mid-mountain Snowflake Lodge and enjoy wine or beer tastings and appetizers before skiing down a freshly groomed run at sunset. Reservations recommended. Pick your ticket up at Guest Services starting at 2 p.m. and get on the chair by 4 p.m. as Last Tracks begins at 4:10 p.m. Ages 21+.
All participants must be able to ski/snowboard comfortably down an intermediate run. No exceptions.
More information and the full schedule of wineries/breweries is posted on the Last Tracks page.

Last Tracks Wine / Beer Tasting
Enjoy the beautiful views of Lake Tahoe while tasting fine wines or craft brews paired with tasty appetizers

NASTAR RACES @ Squaw Valley
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm

Race against friends, family and other skiers on our NASTAR race course located at the top of Shirley Lake Express on Ramp Run. Participants will compete within their age and gender to win platinum, gold, silver and bronze medals. Racers that are top-ranked in their group can qualify to compete in our 2019 Liberty Mutual Insurance NASTAR National Championships April 3- 7, 2019 here at Squaw Valley.

NASTAR Rates
Rate
2 Runs per day $5
All Day $10
Season Pass – Unlimited Runs for 2018/19 Season $99
GUIDED INTERPRETIVE SKI & BOARD TOURS AT DIAMOND PEAK @ Diamond Peak Resort
Apr 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In partnership with the Incline Village General Improvement District’s Waste Not conservation staff, Diamond Peak will offer a series of guided interpretive ski/snowboard tours of the mountain this winter.  Program participants will meet at the Base Lodge with a guide before touring the mountain to discuss the unique plant and animal life that flourishes within the ski area’s boundaries, as well as the history of the resort, of Incline Village and the Lake Tahoe region as a whole.