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...

A Squaw Valley skier, BASE jumper and stuntman reflects on the highs and lows of his extreme lifestyle   “Wet the whistle a little bit,” says JT Holmes, talking into his GoPro camera as he bites into a clump of snow. Pausing, Holmes lets out a deep...

Outdoor recreation opportunities abound during Tahoe’s shoulder season   Shoulder season in Tahoe is the valley between two mountains, the lull between summer adventures and winter thrills. During this stretch—generally from mid-September to mid-December—residents and the area’s rare visitors enjoy the bounty of the low season....