Tahoe South Blog
Beneath Bluebird Skies – Snow Fun Awaits
No doubt there’s an extra layer of joy when a long-anticipated winter returns. Not only are all the ski resorts open, but everything transforms to welcome the season. Start your winter trip at a ski resort, and plan extra time to fit in a whole lot more. Heavenly Mountain Resort—Something for Everyone The aptly-named Heavenly […]
There’s “Snow” Doubt About It – Tahoe South Is Home To ALL The Snow Play Activities You Want To Do
Powderhounds, snowshoe hares, Olympic dreamers, or just casual winter enthusiasts that want to experience snow, Lake Tahoe is the perfect winter destination for you. No matter what type of frozen (or non-frozen) shenanigans you’re looking for, you’ll find it here in Lake Tahoe. Here’s a full run-down of some of the snow play activities you […]
What To Expect At Tahoe Ski Resorts For The 2020/21 Winter Season
Fall is here or as some residents like to call it Sumtumn. The long hot days of summer are replaced with warm afternoons and cold crisp evenings. Although visitors and residents alike are searching and planning out their favorite fall foliage missions, everyone is looking towards winter. That includes the ski resorts surrounding Big Blue. […]
Four Lake Tahoe Backgrounds For Video Conferencing
If you’ve been watching TV shows like the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon or ESPN’s Get Up, the biggest thing to happen is the video conferencing abilities of a company called ZOOM. And after seeing Trevor Noah talking to Jimmy Fallon with the Golden Gate bridge behind him, it got us thinking. Wouldn’t it be […]
Spring Festivities Not To Be Missed On The Slopes – Including Pond Skimming Springtime in Tahoe South is what California skiing is all about. Bluebird days are abundant, the snowpack is deep and the party scene is heating up. Spring is the season of fun in every shape & size you can imagine. Spring Loaded […]
20 Bucket List Must Do’s In 2020 at Lake Tahoe
Sometimes you get in a rut or a routine that’s focused on getting up, doing what you need, and that’s it. One of the handiest ways to get out of that funk is by creating a bucket list. It forces you to think “What adventurous things do I want to do that are a bit […]
Tahoe South Spring Loaded
Ah… spring in Lake Tahoe. A deep snowpack, bountiful sunshine & goggle tans. Nothing beats it. And to make it even better, we’re bringing back Spring Loaded. That’s right! Four weeks packed with events on AND off the slopes. So, if you didn’t know, now ya know. Check out a sample from the 2020 Spring […]
Winter Girls’ Getaway In South Lake Tahoe
Planning a winter getaway with the girls? Here are the keys to having a great vacation in South Lake Tahoe!
Yoga on the Slopes
We all know that the only way to truly prepare for Winter sports is to get out there and do them. Whether you are heading to Heavenly or Kirkwood, Squaw or Sierra at Tahoe, Yoga Asana and Pranayama as well as mindful practices can help you to feel strong, safe and aware while out on […]
And The Award For The Best Weather To Ski Is… Lake Tahoe
What makes the best weather to ski in? First on the list is snow. You need LOTS of it for it to be a good place to enjoy. But for the majority of us, while it’s actually storming, skiing isn’t fun. Second is sunshine. There’s nothing better than a day filled with sunshine to raise […]
Ski California Safety Day In Lake Tahoe
The sun shining on your face. The serenity of gliding down a mountain. There’s nothing like skiing or snowboarding in Lake Tahoe. The snow comes in feet, it feels warm, and most of all, there’s so much to do after you’re done skiing. And that’s only a few of the reasons why we find this […]
Learn to Ski or Ride in South Lake Tahoe
January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, and if you have never experienced the thrill of cruising down corduroy snow while looking at beautiful Lake Tahoe in front of you, there’s no time like the present to learn.
5 Reasons Why Lake Tahoe Skiing Is The Best In The West
As many residents can attest, once you’ve experienced an epic Lake Tahoe winter, you’re hooked. Glorious blue skies, comfy temps, and most of all, lots & lots of snow. And the best part? The region has no shortage of resorts to explore if you’re here for a day or a lifetime. Still don’t believe us? […]
What I Love About Each of Tahoe South’s Ski Resorts
When I'm riding a chairlift with someone visiting our mountain paradise, people often ask me which of our three resorts on the south shore is my favorite. I love them all.
A South & North Lake Tahoe Ski Guide – Rundown Of What To Expect
Pine trees sway softly. The snow crunches under your feet as you walk. There’s nothing like a winter’s day in Lake Tahoe. With 300 to 500 inches of snow blanketing the mountains annually, there’s plenty of winter fun to be had including world-class skiing and snowboarding. For those looking for a South or North Lake […]
Opening Dates: Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts
The Ski Lake Tahoe resorts usually open in mid-November, with Heavenly Mountain Resort scheduled to open Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Most ski resorts open just before or on the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The resorts remain open through mid to end of April. We know you’re excited to get on your skis for the first time in, […]
A Day Of Skiing & Riding For The Foodie In You On Heavenly Mountain
Here's your breakdown by area of the best spots to grab some grub on the Heavenly mountain.
Top 5 Winter Gear Rental Shops in Tahoe South
Tahoe South is always prepared to help skiers and snowboarders of any skill level, experience or age find the right rentals and equipment for some endless winter fun. Specialists are waiting in shops to accommodate guests and provide top quality gear. Ski and board rentals are a great option both for visitors and locals who […]
The Slopes are Calling
We’ve received the votes, won the awards, checkin’ all the boxes for a stellar winter vacation, or for the lucky ones just another day of the week here in Tahoe South. The allure of the mountains is in full effect, and it’s even better when you’re cruising downhill on your skis – or board – […]
9 Iconic Ski Trails to Hit This Winter at Tahoe South Ski Resorts
Snow has arrived in Lake Tahoe which means it’s time to catch the “winter wave.” With three massive ski resorts, covering thousands of acres of terrain, there’s a lot of skiing & snowboarding to be had inbounds. The question is which trails to hit? Of course, we have to keep our private stashes secret. But, […]
Backcountry Skiing: 5 Beginner Runs Around South Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe boasts some incredible ski resorts, but did you know that South Tahoe is also home to some of the best backcountry skiing in the country? With un-tracked powder all around, incredible lake views, and the solitude that comes with being outside the resort, a backcountry skiing adventure can be the highlight of a trip […]
How To Traverse Heavenly Mountain Resort Like A Pro
Lake Tahoe’s Heavenly Mountain Resort is BIG! In fact, with a vertical of over 3,500 feet spanning 4,800+ acres, it’s not surprising that it’s one of the top 10 largest resorts in North America. With so much acreage, Heavenly has something for everyone. From well-spaced trees, a multitude of easy-going cut ski runs, two canyon […]
Tahoe South’s Spring Loaded Weekly Roundup
Back at it with another packed week of Tahoe South’s Spring Loaded event(s). If you haven’t seen or heard the buzz around town yet, the good news is that there’s still plenty of time to get in on the fun. The bad news is that last week you missed some incredibly fun stuff – the […]
How to Enjoy Lake Tahoe if you Only Have One Day
With its sparkling summer shorelines and world-class skiing, it’s no wonder that more than 3.5 million people flock to Lake Tahoe each year. Most visitors stay for a weekend or extended vacation, but the area has plenty to offer for day trippers too – whether you’re just passing through, have some extra time between […]
South Lake Tahoe Olympians
There must be something in the water in Lake Tahoe. How else can you explain the abnormally high percentage of Olympic gold medalists and world champion athletes that call Lake Tahoe home? Next time you’re driving through South Lake Tahoe, be sure to swing by the Champions Plaza, located on the corner of U.S. 50 and […]
What to do in Tahoe while waiting for Snow
We all know Lake Tahoe is famous for its skiing and snowboarding scene. But what if you want to take a break from that and do something else. Or maybe the snow hasn’t come yet? Well, of course, you can still ski on man-made snow and the experience is great. However, there are a ton […]
Learn to Ski and Snowboard in Tahoe South
January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, and there’s no time like the present to get out and try something new.
17th Annual Tahoe Adventure Film Festival
The Tahoe Adventure Film Festival is the annual gathering of the who’s who of outdoor adventure set in a hypnotic theatrical show of go-go dancers, DJs, and dramatic action imagery by Aurora Photos.
Visiting with friends and family in Tahoe South — Fun times, simple savings and deals
Whether you are the visitor or the host, it pays to find the best deals in Tahoe South—from lodging to lift tickets, snow play to evening festivities.
Helping Mother Nature: Making Snow in Tahoe
Don’t let the lack of natural snow keep you from the mountains. Guest blogger Clark Vandeventer invites you to hug a snowmaker and go take some turns.
Tahoe South welcomes home local Olympians
South Lake Tahoe, the small, tight-knit ski community big on Olympic athletes, will honor its three USA team members in a city-wide celebration on Saturday, March 15.
Top five things I love about Kirkwood
Winter has begun, and one of our favorite resorts – Kirkwood Mountain Resort -- is open! Guest blogger Stephen Berei shares the top five things he loves about Kirkwood.
Snow – Not Just for Grownups
We take a ride down memory lane and share helpful tips for a great family winter vacation in South Lake Tahoe.
Where to Rent Skis and Boards in Tahoe South
One of the questions I'm most frequently asked by people who are coming to ski or ride South Shore is where to rent skis and boards.
Photos from America’s most unique ski town
I'm a snowboarding writer and this winter I've been traveling around the Western United States visiting dozens of different resorts.
Women’s ski and ride clinics – Why do they work?
Over the past few years, no matter where I ski, I see them: Flyers and posters encouraging women to get out and ski and ride together.