Lake Tahoe backcountry offers unbeatable snowshoeing options for winter adventurers of all abilities   The snow is flying, transforming Lake Tahoe into a winter wonderland. What better way to get outside and experience the beauty of the season than by strapping on some snowshoes, grabbing a set...

Tahoe’s smaller ski resorts find success among industry giants   Ruben Kimmelman scrolls down a list of season pass options on his iMac. Kimmelman, a snowboarder who recently moved to the Reno–Tahoe area from Washington, is torn between Squaw Valley and Mt. Rose. He snowboards a few...

Tahoe’s early generations of snowboarders were instrumental to the sport’s progression long before it hit the mainstream   Snowboarding had a rough childhood. Overshadowed by its older, two-planked cousin, the nascent sport struggled for acceptance in its early years, shunned by a resort industry that wanted nothing...