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Plan Your Ski Holiday: North American Ski Resorts at a Glance

Liftopia | Posted 12.11.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

One of the hardest, but most important, parts of planning is choosing where you want to go. With hundreds of ski areas in North America, where the heck do you start? Here's a quick guide on North American ski regions to help guide your planning.

West Coast Drought Has Bears Ditching Hibernation

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

UPDATE: According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, there is insufficient evidence to support the claim that the warmer weather is ca...

Taking the Road Less Traveled in Tahoe

Marisa Churchill | Posted 12.02.2013 | Taste
Marisa Churchill

The Cedar House Sport Hotel is located just outside of Lake Tahoe in the charming city of Truckee. It's tucked back in the forest, just minutes away from the town that seems pleasantly frozen in time. It was the perfect spot to start my "road less traveled" Tahoe weekend.

The Ultimate Tahoe Tour Guide?

The Sacramento Bee/The Huffington Post | Matt Weiser | Posted 03.17.2013 | San Francisco

U.S. Forest Service officials are offering the public a chance to "ski with a ranger" at Heavenly Mountain Resort. The program allows skiers to learn...

PHOTOS: Top 5 Resort Views

Liftopia | Posted 10.07.2012 | Travel
Liftopia

What are the top five scenic resort views?

Ski Season Weather Wrap Up

Liftopia | Posted 07.14.2012 | Travel
Liftopia

The most popular phrase used by meteorologists this season was, "The weather pattern looks like it will change in the next week or two." Not so much.

PHOTOS: Where's The Snow?

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.06.2012 | San Francisco

Last January, Chief of California Coorperative Snow Surveys Frank Gehrke bundled up against the elements and took the season's first snow measurement ...

Tahoe Is Ready For Ski Season -- With One Key Ingredient Still Missing

AP | By MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 02.18.2012 | San Francisco

RENO, Nev. -- Sierra Nevada ski resorts are heading into the traditionally busy Christmas season missing only one thing: natural snow. Plagued by a s...

The Ultimate Weekend Warrior Event

Julia Plevin | Posted 11.21.2011 | San Francisco
Julia Plevin

What really stood out to me at the Tough Mudder, an 11-mile mountain run peppered with 23 crazy obstacles, was the teamwork. I would not have been able to scale those walls without the encouragement of my team.

PHOTOS: Jerry Brown Vows To Keep Tahoe Blue

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.17.2011 | San Francisco

On Friday, UC Davis announced that Lake Tahoe clarity has dropped to 64.4 feet, the second lowest reading since measurements began more than 40 years ...

PHOTOS: Oscar de la Renta Fashion Show Dazzles Lake Tahoe

Betty Kay Kendrick | Posted 10.12.2011 | San Francisco

By Betty Kay Kendrick for Drew Altizer Under blue skies by the blue lake, a shining group clad in blues, pinks and everything in between gathered ...