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With the highest concentration of ski resorts in North America, it’s no wonder Reno-Tahoe is home to so many Winter Olympic athletes. For the third straight winter event, local athletes won a region-best four medals. This year, Reno’s David Wise won the silver medal in the ski halfpipe, to add to this previous collection of two gold medals.

Northern Lake Tahoe played host to the 1960 Olympic Games in Squaw Valley, one of the largest ski areas in the United States. The popular landmark has served as inspiration for everyday skiers and local Olympic hopefuls. Since the games, visitors have come to ski at Palisades Lake Tahoe Ski Resort on the mountain that Olympians jumped in the 60’s and to see the tribute sign with the Olympics Rings near the ski

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Thinking of relocating to Reno-Tahoe? We don’t blame you. Northern Nevada is arguably one of the best places to stake your claim in the great 50 states. As one of the fastest growing states in the nation, Nevada has so much to offer and we compiled a list of our favorite fun facts to know about the Reno-Tahoe region.

1) Research your neighborhoods. Whatever you’re in the market for, Reno-Tahoe has it all when it comes to living options. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of city life? Or perhaps looking for a quiet refuge in the forest? Each neighborhood in the area holds its unique charms.

2) Traffic doesn’t (mostly) exist. Rush hour in Northern Nevada mostly revolves around ski or beach traffic after an epic powder day or one of many cloudless summer

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Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe is a favorite resort for many locals and visitors to the Reno-Tahoe area. This winter, work will begin to upgrade some of the ski terrain of the mountain and introduce a brand-new high-speed chairlift.

The Lakeview area of the mountain will be expanding to include new terrain and the project is estimated to cost around $7.5 million, with expected completion ahead of the 2022 – 23 winter season.

 

“For 41 years, the Lakeview triple has provided access to incredible skiing and riding and expansive views of Lake Tahoe. Last season, strong ridership combined with COVID-19 related chairlift restrictions proved it necessary to increase Lakeview’s lift capacity,” said Mike Pierce, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe marketing director. “When

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Reno Tahoe is blessed by more than 300 sunny days per year and the spring is no exception! Enjoy the fresh blooms of a new season with snowy mountain peaks still beckoning to our ski community. Whether you’re enjoying fresh air or taking a dip in our many surrounding lakes, it’s easy to find your perfect oasis in Northern Nevada. Where else could you ski in the morning and golf later that afternoon? Or hike to a summit then enjoy a walking art tour through Midtown? Plan your ultimate day of adventure in Reno Tahoe and you will not be disappointed.

 

Hit the Slopes

The winter snowpack has been generous, which means that the high elevation of Tahoe will boast snowy slopes for months to come. Lake Tahoe ski resorts offer everything from snowboarding

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Greetings from Reno-Tahoe!

We are kicking off the New Year with great intentions – to have more fun! Our team has so much gratitude for this place that we call home and all of the wonderful recreation that it provides. We are just getting into the winter season and wanted to share with you some of our favorite local activities – you can even enjoy them with social distancing!

 

Ice Skating

There’s something about the ice rink that brings excitement and joy. Maybe it’s the prospect of lots of hot chocolate, or the classic feel to the winter pastime. Either way, there are plenty of places in Reno and around Lake Tahoe to lace up your skates. Ice skating is great for the kids and grandkids too! Most places have gear available to help the

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Calling all mountain lovers! For those seeking a more rustic lifestyle in Reno, Galena Forest invites a magnificent respite in the tall pines.

Mother Nature’s very own water feature, Galena Creek, rambles through the community and the neighborhood is bordered by miles and miles of BLM land with the adjacent Toiyabe National Forest.

Located off Mt. Rose Highway, Galena Forest is the perfect balance between city and suburb – tucked in the forest, yet conveniently close to everything. It’s just 10 minutes from Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe resort, 15 minutes from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, and 20 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe.

Right across the highway from Galena Forest, you’ll find the Galena Creek Recreation Area. It is rich in natural and

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One of the largest winters on record graced the Reno-Tahoe region and each week we can feel it getting a little bit warmer.

When it seemed like spring would never come, suddenly the sun is shining! Those bluebird days put the itch of summer in our shoes and we’re looking forward to enjoying so many springtime activities. You can enjoy the best of both worlds, or as locals affectionately call it “The Tahoe Trifecta”.

What is the Trifecta? Golf, boat/kayak and ski all in the same day. Seems impossible, but we can guarantee you that it isn’t. The weather is just warm enough to be comfortable, but not so warm that the lake is full of boats and paddlers.

Mountain Adventures

Many local ski resorts will be closing by the end of April, so get

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Lake Tahoe ski resorts have extended their operations well into the spring following record snowfall in February.

Skiers and riders rejoice! More than 50 feet of snow has fallen so far this season and the mountains could even get a bit more. An extended season has been announced by the area’s resorts, which means more bang for your buck for season pass-holders.

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will operate lifts in Squaw through July 7, which is just 8 days shy of their latest closing date ever on July 15, 2017. Last year, Squaw closed following Memorial Day weekend. Alpine Meadows will operate into May with its schedule dependent on both weather and the construction of a high-speed chair lift that will replace Hot Wheels.

The serious

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It’s no secret that the Sierras have a lot of snow covering their mountains and now is the perfect time to enjoy all the winter escapes of Lake Tahoe.

North Lake Tahoe is just a 20- to 30-minute drive from South Reno, depending on where you are. The lake is a treasure in all seasons, but there’s nothing quite like it when it’s covered in a blanket of snow. Whether you’re on the mountain, or sitting lakeside, we’ve picked five ways to exhilarate your sense at the lake.

Craft Brews & Prized Eats

 

Incline Village in North Lake Tahoe is a quaint little town home to Sierra Nevada College, the Hyatt and the local’s favorite burrito stop T’s Mesquite Rotisserie. Incline is also home to Alibi Ale Works, a local craft brewery responsible for the

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Warm your spirits this holiday season with these six festivals in Tahoe and Mammoth.

South Lake Tahoe

Heavenly Holidays: A festival on the mountain! This fun celebration features a 16-foot interactive snow globe where the kids can get their photos taken with Santa. There will also be sleigh rides, ice sculptures, music and a New Year’s celebration with an outdoor concert, a gondola “ball drop” and fireworks.

December 18th – 31th @ Heavenly Village

SnowGlobe Music Festival: This uber popular event will feature three days of music in the heart of Tahoe. A New Year’s Eve celebration will kick off too as dozens of world-class musicians appear on multiple stages. Catch acts such as Above & Beyond, Diplo, Eric Prydz, Rezz,

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