From deep debt to a thriving business, Tahoe couple’s Points North Heli-Adventures celebrates two decades of skiing in Alaska’s Chugach Range   The Warren Miller film crew prepares to land on one of the “holy grail” peaks in the Chugach Mountains, Sphinx, photo by Court Leve   Eighteen years...

Home featured on the cover of a 1958 Sunset Magazine rebuilt to preserve its famous architect’s original design   Entering the original cabin required an uphill hike in all conditions, courtesy photo   Designed and built in the pre-Olympic solitude of 1950s Squaw Valley, the Klaussen Cabin was a...

After reaching enormous extremes in size and scale, Tahoe terrain parks have evolved to cater to a wider audience   Colossal terrain parks were once all the rage at Tahoe ski resorts. Lined with towering jumps that grew larger by the year, they provided training grounds for...

Though the Donner Party bears George Donner’s name, a man named James Reed was responsible for many of the group’s bad decisions—and its eventual rescue   In Truckee, there’s no escaping the legacy of the infamous Donner Party, the group of 80-plus emigrants stranded while trying to...

Evans American Gourmet Cafe celebrates 30 years on South Shore   Good things do come in small packages. For three decades Evans American Gourmet Cafe in South Lake Tahoe has served standout meals in an unassuming roadside cabin on Emerald Bay Road. [caption id="attachment_7855" align="alignright" width="300"] The 36-seat...