Squaw Valley downhill specialist has high hopes entering his second Olympic season   U.S. coach John McBride uses terms like “compact aerodynamics,” “amazing touch” and “raw speed” when describing Travis Ganong’s talents as an alpine ski racer. Indeed, the 29-year-old Tahoe native has come a long way since...

Tahoe’s renowned winter season attracts diehard skiers and snowboarders from far and wide. They come for the deep snow, top-shelf terrain, sun-splashed days and awe-inspiring scenery. For the same reasons, the Tahoe area also entices another breed of winter enthusiasts—those who get their kicks from...

South Lake Tahoe halfpipe skier healthy and confidence after rehabbing from injury   Kyle Smaine spent the better part of last season "crutching [his] way through the seemingly endless snowbanks" in his native South Lake Tahoe. Now, with a surgically repaired anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus, the...

Tahoe’s slopes were hallowed terrain during the height of ski and snowboard filmmaking   Mecca, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is “a place regarded as a center for a specified group, activity or interest.” In a nutshell, that was Tahoe in the heyday of ski and snowboard filmmaking....

Tahoe’s second-generation skiers are making their own mark with help from their folks   This winter, if lucky, you might see Warren Miller skier and Truckee local Amie Engerbretson rocket off a cliff in Squaw Valley’s Fingers named after her dad. Or you might catch 16-year-old Noah...

Tahoe skiers and snowboarders are still riding the high of the epic 2016–17 winter. Snow—lots and lots of snow—defined the season, which served as a thrilling reminder of just how fun endless powder days can be. Until the flakes fly again, these stunning images by...