From pow surfers to twin tips and back again, the history of snowboarding can be seen in the evolution of board designs, some of which have made a comeback after decades of dormancy   [caption id="attachment_11337" align="alignright" width="404"] Chuck Barfoot, 1984, photo by Bud Fawcett, budfawcett.com[/caption] In 1978,...

The Tahoe snowboarder brought style and progression to the young sport during a scintillating career that ended too soon   [caption id="attachment_11103" align="alignright" width="538"] Salasnek in the Donner Summit backcountry, photo by Aaron Sedway[/caption] In the early 1990s, acclaimed cinematographer and former pro skier Tom Day found himself...

[caption id="attachment_10461" align="aligncenter" width="800"] The festive scene at Promontory, Utah, on May 10, 1869, celebrating the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad, photo by Alfred A. Hart, courtesy Department of Special Collections/Stanford University Libraries[/caption]   A century and a half after its completion, the First Transcontinental Railroad...

Historic West Shore Home could receive a second life as a much-needed cross-country ski lodge   For 75 years, Paradise Flat on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe was a summer home for descendants of spice magnate August Schilling, financier J.P. Morgan and the Pennoyers, who were successful...

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