Aaron Fleenor flips off a bridge over the Yuba River, photo by Ryan Salm   In Tahoe and beyond, the adrenaline-inducing sport of cliff jumping is gaining steam   A granite cliff as high as a 10-story building falls away beneath my feet to the shimmering blue of Lake...

Tahoe-Truckee residents want renewable energy. Now, how do we get it?   Every seat was taken at the Town Council meeting in Truckee last November. The item on the agenda—a resolution for 100 percent renewable energy—was universally supported. Even in small towns, where roundabouts versus stoplights have...

The exterior of the museum was designed with classic cars in mind, photo courtesy National Automobile Museum   Reno’s acclaimed National Automobile Museum shines thanks to an avid collector and a generous gift   “Few material things have been as important to America as the automobile. The manufacture of...

Cascading water features highlight the outdoor spaces, photo by Vance Fox   Desire for a barrel-vaulted living room results in a spectacular Martis Camp design   Sleek. Curvy. Stunning. The MWA-designed and NSM-built home in Truckee’s Martis Camp is a compilation of dramatic arcs, rustic materials and modern elements. The...

After a 17-year playing career and stints as a manager and TV analyst, Williams is back on the field, now as a third base coach for the Oakland A’s, photo by Michael Zagaris, courtesy Oakland A’s   Former Carson High and San Francisco Giants star Matt Williams returns...

Virtually frozen in time, this former stagecoach stop and fabled fishing lake is both a reminder of the Sierra Nevada’s past and a harbinger of its environmental future   For decades the only things that escaped the gates of Webber Lake were stories and legends—whispers of rainbow...

The Greenwoods were attracted to the alpine valley’s abundance of open space and long views, photo courtesy Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty   Custom furniture-maker uses creative spirit and on-site materials to overhaul historic ranch home   Nestled in the vast expanse of the Sierra Valley sits a home with a story...

Photo by Clayton Boyd, courtesy The North Face   World-class Tahoe ultrarunner Rory Bosio driven by her love for the outdoors   In 2013, Tahoe City native Rory Bosio crossed the finish of her first Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc in Chamonix, France, with a relieved smile spread across her sweaty...