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Tahoe Ski Bum Blog

A boomer’s top groomers at North Lake Tahoe

A boomer’s top groomers at North Lake Tahoe

Yeah, yeah, yeah. Everyone loves to boast about this cliff huck or that hairy tree run. But if you’re like 95 percent of the skiers and boarders on the hill you’re spending most of your time on the groomers. Why? They never disappoint. Find one with some hellish steep and you’ll be challenged and exhilarated. And if you just want to cruise, those nice, wide runs so expertly rolled out by the mountain crews are simply awesome. John, our resident groomer boomer, offers you his favorite picks on the north end of the lake.

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Three Heavenly lifts we don’t mind lapping on a bad day

Three Heavenly lifts we don’t mind lapping on a bad day

You know we all dread it — closed lifts, wind holds, and just anything that keeps us from exploring the whole mountain (whether we do or not we still want it to be available to us). Unfortunately not even the Vail Corporation can control the weather, but it does control what’s open even on the worst of days. Check out these insider tips from Maralana on where to head even on an ugly weather day.

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Mountain jackasses learn some new kicks — TSB Encore

Mountain jackasses learn some new kicks — TSB Encore

There have been some bizarre reports lately of boys behaving badly on the slopes. Like the skier who pushed a snowboarder off a lift due to a perceived insult; the dad who punched out a boarder on a cat track to “protect” his kids (neither in Tahoe); and the boarder who triggered an in-bounds avalanche at Sugar Bowl by allegedly riding into closed territory. Sounds like time to haul out the jackass quiz in this TSB Encore blog.

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What makes Lake Tahoe such a special ski destination?

What makes Lake Tahoe such a special ski destination? It’s a question I posed to marketing managers and PR reps from each of Tahoe’s ski resorts over the past few weeks. I asked each to take a step back from marketing their own mountain and consider why someone should fly over the Rockies or bypass Utah and come to Tahoe.

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TSB 2015-16 Team

Tahoe Ski Bum is made up of a bunch of awesome people who love to be on the mountain. We come from all backgrounds, have different skill levels and bring our own unique, unbiased perspective.    
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