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National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month: Truckee-Tahoe Specials

National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month: Truckee-Tahoe Specials

January is National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. In the spirit of spreading the love of sliding, upright, on snow to new skiers and boarders, many Lake Tahoe resorts are offering great deals on lessons, ticket, and equipment packages during the month of January.

Boreal Mountain Resort

JANUARY’S $59 FIRST-TIMER PACKAGE 

Slide on two planks or learn to stand sideways on a snowboard. 

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What’s Happening in Truckee – December 25-December 31, 2019

What’s Happening in Truckee – December 25-December 31, 2019

It’s hard to find a better way to celebrate the holidays than in the mountains in beautifully snow-blanketed Truckee. For many, Christmas skiing is a joyous tradition, and the ski resorts already have 100+ inches of snow this season. Whether or not you enjoy snow sports, Truckee has many fun holiday events and Downtown Truckee is full of beautiful boutiques and art galleries to peruse.

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Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows Big Life Video

Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows Big Life Video

Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows spans 6,000 skiable acres across two mountains, with stunning views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada. The resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley®, which bustles year-round with nonstop events and over 50 bars, restaurants and boutiques. Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows boasts a rich history of creating accessibility to the slopes. Watch this video for some fun historical photos about early operations and to see what’s new for the 2019-20 season.

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Northstar California Resort Big Life Video

Northstar California Resort Big Life Video

Hidden among the trees in the majestic Martis Valley, Northstar California welcomes friends and families looking for more than a mountain getaway. Hear from Northstar’s General Manager Dierdra Walsh about the new Michael Mina Bourbon Pub opening in the Village and Epic for Everyone – new customized ski/ride ticket deals.

Northstar California Resort 2019 from Origami Rocket on Vimeo.

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Backcountry Ski Spots for Beginners

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Backcountry Ski Spots for Beginners

Backcountry Skiing Truckee

Just look around and you can see why Truckee has become a mecca for backcountry skiing and snowboarding.  From the gorgeous snow-capped peaks, the record-breaking snowfall, and the ready access to incredible terrain; Truckee has it all. Not only does Truckee have the steep and deep for the pros, it also features backcountry terrain that’s great for beginners or skiers and snowboarders wanting to learn and experience the backcountry.

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Tahoe Donner – Base Camp for a Big Family Life

Base Camp for a Big Family Life

Tahoe Donner has over 6,500 homes and 25,000 members celebrating the Tahoe lifestyle on 7,300 acres in Truckee, California.  As a result, this makes Tahoe Donner one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations in Truckee, California. Tahoe Donner is an eclectic community with a passion for outdoor recreation and the Tahoe lifestyle.

Furthermore, Tahoe Donner is most noteworthy due to featuring a wide variety of recreational facilities. Some facilities are either members only and others are open to the general public.

 

Tahoe Donner Big Life Experience

Tahoe Donner Big Life Experience

In the video below see how the Tahoe Donner Association makes Truckee their “Base Camp for a Big Life.” Tahoe Donner is one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations, with nearly 6,500 properties and 25,000 members enjoying over 7,500 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Tahoe Donner is one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations, with nearly 6,500 properties and 25,000 members enjoying over 7,500 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

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Big Winter Truckee Bucket List!

Big Winter Truckee Bucket List!

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There are many enjoyable experiences to be had when visiting Truckee.  From a night out at an award-winning restaurant, shopping at one of the many boutique art galleries, home decor, or clothing stores, to exploring the historic Donner Party tragic expedition site at the Donner Memorial State Park museum.  But, for those who want to play in the great outdoors, who opt to be outside,

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