Turquoise blue, soft gray, iridescent silver, pearl white… There’s something sublimely magical about the rich hues found in the ice layers of a glacier. It’s as if glaciers glow with the light of all the centuries they have seen, like time capsules of alpine sunshine and...

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. First, gear. A backcountry setup is not simply skis, boots, poles and skins. It also includes a beacon, probe and...

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 for the past 44 years, using teamwork, selfless determination and sheer physical stamina to find lost...

Scientists studying Sierra Nevada weather rely on modeling and readouts from monitoring stations sprinkled throughout the vast Sierra Nevada range. But recently they have been cultivating a powerful news source of data—thousands of citizen scientists eager to contribute their observations to climate projects....

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 hot and hearty bowl of soup. Three longtime area eateries share here the recipes for some of their...

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