Tahoe News

  1. Tahoe Trails Update

    Tahoe Trails Update

    Here is an update on the state of Tahoe trails from one of our wintertime employees, John Clausen. John is heavily involved in the building and maintaining of our trails and this is what he had to say: "Hey all, my apologies for the "slow to post" trail update. As you may imagine, Covid-19 has impacted trail work around...
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  2. Isaac Mozen with Team Clif Bar

    Isaac Mozen with Team Clif Bar

    Here's what Granite Chief athlete, Isaac Mozen, had to say about his past season and being a member of Team Clif Bar: How did you get onto Team Clif Bar? The way I got onto TCRA, as well as my teammates, is that the coach has to know you are a fast skier, recognize who you are, and...
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  3. Yosemite National Park Reopening this Week!

    Yosemite National Park Reopening this Week!

    According to the National Park Service, Yosemite National Park will be reopening this week on June 11th! Yosemite may be one of the most beautiful places on earth and we are so happy to hear this news! They will be limiting daytime visitors to 1,700 vehicles a day so make sure you reserve your pass online before heading down!  Also...
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  4. Tahoe Art Haus Drive-In

    Tahoe Art Haus Drive-In

    Looking for something to do this weekend!? If so, the Tahoe Art Haus is hosting a drive-in cinema for your enjoyment! From June 11th-13th they will be playing The Big Lebowski starting at 9 p.m. in the Cobblestone Center. They ask that you arrive no later than 8:30 if you plan to watch the movie. The cost of your ticket will...
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  5. Granite Chief Wilderness In Danger

    Granite Chief Wilderness In Danger

    According to the California Wilderness Coalition, Granite Chief wilderness is currently facing a logging project that would create a permanent road system for loggers. The goal of this project is thinning to establish better forest health and to protect us from serious wildfire danger. According to the CWC, "To facilitate mechanical thinning, permanent roads may be constructed in Backcountry Management...
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  6. Getting Back Outside Again

    Getting Back Outside Again

      After sheltering in place for about a month and a half, some restrictions on what we can do have slowly started to lift. On May 1st, the governor of California, Gavin Newsom, released this list of acceptable activities: Athletics Badminton (singles) Throwing a baseball/softball BMX biking Canoeing (singles) Crabbing Cycling Exploring rock pools Gardening (not in groups) ...
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  7. And the Winner of Our Gift Card Drawing Is.....

    And the Winner of Our Gift Card Drawing Is.....

    Gayle Dana, you won a $500 Granite Chief Gift Card! Your Gift Card is waiting for you. Give us a call or come on down and pick up! We want to thank all of you for your generous support throughout the years, but especially during this very difficult time that all of us are having to endure. All of us...
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  8. Stuck on Fantasy Island | by Edith Thys Morgan

    Stuck on Fantasy Island | by Edith Thys Morgan

    Gyms closed, not a problem! Squaw Valley's Isaac Mozen, staying in shape after Team Clif Bar ski racing athletes are sent home during the Corona-19 stay at home order. Quarantine Week 6? 7?   Let me guess: You’ve found yourself fantasizing about  snow and skiing, even while wondering when it might actually turn to spring, so you can start fantasizing...
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  9. NO WORRIES! Junior Ski Lease Returns by Mid August, Works for Us!

    NO WORRIES! Junior Ski Lease Returns by Mid August, Works for Us!

      We all have plenty of things to worry about, your Junior Ski Lease Package shouldn't be one of them. We're fine with getting them by the middle of August. That will give us plenty of time to get them tuned up and ready for our November Ski Lease Weekend. If you want to get them out of your...
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  10. Matt Hedley Describes Backcountry Mis-Adventure and Five Hour Trip Back to the Car

    Matt Hedley Describes Backcountry Mis-Adventure and Five Hour Trip Back to the Car

    ‘I knew we had it handled’: Truckee skier makes it out of backcountry with broken leg. Article in the Sierra Sun | by Justin Scacco It was a near ideal March day in the Sierra backcountry, one similar to so many that longtime local skier Matt Hedley had experienced. Several feet of fresh snow lay on the mountains from one of...
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