Tahoe local, World Cup alpine racer shares the excitement of the US Nationals held at Squaw Valley /
Skiers and riders love beer and with perfect reason: It’s surprisingly loaded with hidden health benefits. Research has shown beer to boost bone density, supply B vitamins (necessary for energy), and fiber (helpful for digesting those wings). Of course, skiers really know that nothing beats a cold one after a long day on the mountain.
Outside Magazine ranked Squaw Valley as the best ski resort in North America for several reasons—some of which you might not know.
When I first learned of the Mountain Collective pass last season, I knew I had to get one. For starters, I could receive tickets to my favorite resorts: Squaw Valley, Jackson Hole and Alta.
Poorly tuned gear can tamper with even the best Lake Tahoe ski day: If the snow is a little slick, you want to make sure your edges are sharp enough to hold your turns, and if the snow is fresh, a waxed base can help your skis glide more easily.
Squaw Valley is called the Spring Skiing Capital for a reason--actually, several reasons. There's the sparkling California sunshine, epic Lake Tahoe views, perfect ski conditions (including excellent corn), and of course lots of vertical to take it all in. And now, believe it or not, it's nearly time for Spring Break.
Sometimes the word, “Renaissance” conjures images of Italy or the works of da Vinci and Michelangelo. But Squaw Valley has also recently experienced its own burst of advancements, which also paint a pretty formidable picture.
Valentine’s Day can mean more than just flowers and chocolate. According to a recent survey conducted by American Express, six million men were planning to propose this year. Are you one of those happy couples?
If so, first: Congratulations!
Ahh…the holidays. A time where we put the trees we planted outside, inside. We hang fancy, embroidered socks above the fireplace (or on the wall, when you pretend to have a fireplace – thank you fireplace app).
If adventure is your passion and you can’t say no to thrill, you have come to the right place! Gliding through the blanketed peaks of Squaw Valley will be an experience that you are going to remember for years to come.