Mountain outing turns potentially deadly after a surprise attack   It happened when I least expected it. But then again, I never expected it to happen at all. On the eve of a Yosemite backpacking adventure, in the care of an exceptionally experienced team, a friend and...

South Tahoe trainer unlocks the athletic potential of Olympians and weekend warriors   Eufay Wood isn’t your average personal trainer. In his 30-plus years of working with clients—ranging from average Joes to Olympic gold medalists like Jamie Anderson—he’s earned a reputation as one of the best in...

Athletes increasingly engaging in both downhill and Nordic skiing   Tahoe’s downhill resorts—totaling some 24,000 skiable acres—may get most of the excitement, attention and crowds. But with hundreds of miles of groomed trails at cross-country resorts around The Lake, Nordic skiing provides not just an alternative, but...

North Lake Tahoe community steps up to help a family in need   In November 2015, Kyla Yorkey was an active, happy little girl. Talkative, energetic and full of smiles, she loved making her new baby sister laugh and running around Incline Village’s Village Green, throwing tennis...

Two of Tahoe’s elite winter athletes share insight about how they stay fit in the off-season   As Tahoe’s long summer days fade to chilly fall nights, Tahoe’s residents and visitors can’t help but dream of the snow-laden adventures that await. But before hitting the slopes, it’s...