Posts by: Siobhan Kenney

Best Places to Go Backcountry Skiing

COVID-19 MESSAGE To our backcountry users: Backcountry skiing is an inherently risky sport. While we encourage everyone to exercise and get...

8 Things To Do on a Low Snow Year in Truckee and Lake Tahoe

No snow? No problem! The Truckee Tahoe region has ton of year-round outdoor fun. Here's how we like to enjoy the Sierra on a dry winter.

Run on Dirt in Winter on the Tahoe Pyramid Trail

The Tahoe Pyramid Trail is a great spot for winter runners to escape the snow in Truckee. It's a short drive down the canyon to snow-free,...

What is Skimo?

There's a lot of buzz about skimo but what exactly is it? We take a deep dive into the growing sport of fast and light travel in the...

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Go Eco-Friendly with this Plant-Based Ski Wax

There's a new plant-based, eco-friendly wax that backcountry skiers can't get enough of. Think buttery soft glide AND better for the...

Tahoe Expedition Academy Camping & Backpacking Gear List

Tahoe Mountain Sports partners with Tahoe Expedition Academy to outfit students with backcountry camping gear for this year's Tahoe Summer...

Backcountry Skier on Andesite ridge

We Tested 6 Climbing Skins for Backcountry Skiing. Here’s How They Stack Up.

We hit the skintrack to test 6 different climbing skins for backcountry skiing. Some were good, others were great. Here's what we found.

WNDR Intention 110: A New, Innovative Backcountry Ski

The Intention 110 is an innovative backcountry ski from WNDR, a new outdoor brand that is radically changing the way skis are made. The...

The Best Things to do in Truckee MLK Weekend

Enjoy all Truckee has to offer over MLK weekend. There's skiing, craft beer, ice skating, and more!

Best Places to go Snowshoeing in Truckee and Lake Tahoe

Enjoy the peace and solitude of Lake Tahoe and Truckee winter trails on snowshoes!