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  1. The 10 Steepest Ski Runs in California

    You won't find more steep, skiable terrain in the lower 48 states than around Lake Tahoe. For those who like a challenging ride, here are 10 of the best steep runs to get your adrenaline pumping.

  2. 6 Hot Cocktails for Warming Up Your Winter Adventures

    We recruited a professional NYC bartender to curate and adapt these hot cocktail recipes for winter adventures of all varieties.

  3. So, You Want to Live out of Your Car: What to Pack for an Epic American Road Trip

    Packing for life on the road walks a delicate balance between stripped-down minimalism and saving room for key creature comforts. Here are some tips from one couple who's lived out of their car for 6 months.

  4. 48 Hours of Adventure in Tahoe/Truckee During the Shoulder Season

    November might be the best time of year in Lake Tahoe. Gone are the bumper to bumper lines of traffic, the crowded trailhead parking lots and hour long waits for a simple meal, and the mercilessly packed aisles of the grocery store.

  5. 5 Best End-of-Season Mountain Biking Trails in Lake Tahoe

    Mountain bike these Tahoe trails for a perfect end to the season.

  6. Quick Guide to Tahoe Ski Passes

    Season passes are no easy investment, often costing up to an entire paycheck. Their value, however, pays off in the long run. Here, a quick guide to some of the best ski pass deals in Tahoe

  7. Visit Lake Tahoe in Fall: Best Hikes to Soak Up the Colors

    Winter at Tahoe's ski resorts may steal the seasonal spotlight, but visiting Lake Tahoe in fall means hiking amidst a riot of color. Here, a few of our favorites.

  8. Beyond the Valley: 5 Great Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park

    Escape the crowds of the valley while exploring some lesser-known trails on these great day hikes in Yosemite National Park.

  9. Lake Tahoe Peak Bagging: 4 Must-Do Summits

    The alpine lake is great, but Lake Tahoe peak bagging is popular among adventurers, too. Here, 4 must-summit mountains.

  10. How to Kayak Lake Tahoe: Insider Tips on Paddling the Alpine Lake

    From where to pitch a tent to how to break up your trip, these insider tips will help you kayak Lake Tahoe and its 75-mile shoreline.

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