If you wanted to see what awaits more than 4 million acres of land incinerated by wildfire across California in 2020, you might come to Angora Ridge R...

Turquoise blue, soft gray, iridescent silver, pearl white… There’s something sublimely magical about the rich hues found in the ice layers of a...

In the winter of 1973, Jake Smith left his job-with-a-future and drove his flat-land car through a storm to Tahoe. Alpine Meadows was hiring for the s...

If you’re going to start backcountry skiing in Tahoe this winter, there are a few things you should know before setting off on the skin track. Fi...

The call often comes in the middle of the night and in the midst of a blizzard. The Tahoe Nordic Search & Rescue team has thrived in such conditions f...

Award-winning chef, restaurateur and cookbook author Michael Mina, who operates over 40 dining destinations, including his flagship Michelin-starred e...

A wise man by the name of Benjamin Franklin once said, “You can do anything you set your mind to.” Sean Rogers is living proof....

Winter is polarizing. It conjures images of Christmas, cocoa and careening through blissful powder snow. But it can also be a time of deep struggle. T...

Scientists studying Sierra Nevada weather rely on modeling and readouts from monitoring stations sprinkled throughout the vast Sierra Nevada range. Bu...

The best way to give winter the cold shoulder—and something to go with all that bread you might still be baking in the ongoing COVID-19 era—is a h...

Editor’s note: Information was accurate at the time of this writing, but check directly with establishments due to constantly changing COVID-19 cond...

Holiday shopping does not require an advanced degree. And yet, the annual endeavor can challenge the best of us. Loved ones who seem to own everything...

Over Labor Day weekend, when caravans of cars, RVs and art-filled trailers traditionally stream onto the Black Rock Desert for the annual Burning Man ...

It’s not easy to make sense of the evolutionary imperative that compels one to try to cheat death, or at least the illusion of death. Since the dawn...

To be sure, ranking the 25 greatest snowboarders in Tahoe history is an ambitious undertaking. The Tahoe region, after all, is home to some of snowboa...

On May 25 in Minneapolis, a white police officer knelt on the neck of George Floyd, a black man, for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, cutting off his breath ...

If you were to compare the ski world to academics, Chamonix might be Stanford, a place where ski innovators thrive and boundary-pushers shred impossib...

Sitting in the shade of a makeshift awning made out of an old vinyl billboard, we’re poured into our camp chairs like melted cheddar. The visceral d...

My wife, daughter and I were waiting out the midday heat in a casita in the southern Mexican city of Oaxaca when a text lit up my phone. Two of my Tah...

Mountain-lovers who have long since mastered skiing or snowboarding tend to follow the same natural progression—hanging up the resort gear for a tou...

Maine. Vermont. The Great Smoky Mountains. These are the places that come to mind when people think about fall foliage at its best. California and Nev...

Hell, it turns out, is just a pitchfork’s toss from Heaven. Hell’s Kitchen, the restaurant based on celebrity chef and restaurateur Gordon Rams...

From a bird’s-eye view, the rugged, snowy terrain surrounding one of California’s oldest ski resorts looks like an impossible setting for homebuil...

This was not the first time I’d driven deep into the granite expanse of Donner Summit in search of something exquisite built by Mike Basich....

“To achieve maximum send, you must first find maximum Zen.” This sage advice came from a skier no older than 12, on a chairlift at Squaw Valley. H...

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