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Yocha-De-He provides unique golfing experience

For thousands of years, the Patwin Indians roamed the southwestern portion of the Sacramento Valley, often spending long stretches of time hunting and fishing in the pastoral gra ...

Historic Sugar Bowl once a favorite of Hollywood crowd

This aging ski resort oozes with charm and history, serving as a museum of sorts. Long before the arrival of quad chairs, shaped skis and terrain parks, Hollywood celebrities and a ...

Tahoe resorts deep in snow

Although drought discussions continue and plans for rationing water this summer are already in place for many California cities, it would be hard to put too much blame on Mother Na ...

Ski Report: Driving with caution in snowy conditions

Even for the most experienced drivers, a trip into the mountains can be a treacherous journey, certainly nothing that should be taken for granted. Driving carelessly in bad weather ...

Tahoe snowcat company provides excellent backcountry experience

Fran Lord was getting rather disgusted with the abbreviated ski season last year. Storms had come early and very little snow arrived after January, leaving the Philadelphia transpl ...

Northstar adds new meaning to its stay and play philosophy

In this European-inspired ski village, a recent sunny Monday morning arrives with considerable activity. Coffee-seeking people of all ages wander into Starbucks for a wakeup call, ...

Smaller resorts may be the way to go for quality skiing

Many skiers and snowboarders find themselves routinely heading to the more heralded Lake Tahoe resorts, rarely contemplating a visit to more modest locations. The preference seems ...

For Tahoe resorts, white Christmas arrives just in time

There’s no doubt the Lake Tahoe economy depends heavily on the ski season to help fill its hotels, visit its restaurants, spend money at its casinos, and in general leave behind ...

Man-made snow key to holiday resort openings

Thanksgiving resides in the rear-view mirror and the Christmas holidays are rapidly approaching. Traditionally, this is the time of year when many people have already journeyed int ...

Your skis aren't the only thing that needs a tune-up

There’s help for skiers and snowboarders who decided on a leisurely summer, an inactive fall, and gave absolutely no consideration to what lies ahead this winter. Young skiers c ...
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