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Lake Tahoe Ski Resort Moves Forward With Mountain Coaster And Other Summer Attractions To Offset Dismal Ski Season

With little snowfall for the last two winter seasons, business has fallen for Lake Tahoe’s ski resorts and one of them is already looking to the summer for new revenue as the U.S. Forest Service has tentatively approved a major plans to expand its summer attractions—including a mountain coaster. Some environmentalists, however, say it will have have an negative impact.

03/09/2015

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College Student From Alameda Dies In Colorado Ski Accident

A college student from Alameda was killed in a skiing accident in Colorado on Monday, Summit County coroner’s officials said.

02/26/2015

Lake Tahoe (credit: Hanna Bankston/UGC/CBS Local)

Snow In Tahoe This Weekend? There’s A Chance

There is an “inside slider” that will bring partly cloudy skies beginning Friday to the Greater Lake Tahoe area, with a CHANCE of snow showers over the weekend. Otherwise, long range computer models suggest a shot of snow on February 27 and 28.

02/17/2015

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America’s Best Family Ski Resorts

Here’s a look at five of the best family-friendly ski resorts in America.

01/28/2015

Interpretive Snowshoe Hike (credit: Yosemite Experience)

What To Do in Yosemite in Winter

In Winter, Yosemite is transformed into a wonderland full of exciting adventures & activities…

01/12/2015

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Best Ski Lodges In America

Plan an exciting getaway where you can spend the day skiing down the mountainside, the afternoon getting a massage and the evening sipping on hot cocoa by the fire.

01/06/2015

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40 People Stranded On Ski Lift For Over 2 Hours At China Peak Mountain Resort

More than 40 people were stranded on a ski lift at a Central California mountain resort after strong winds blew a cable off its line.

01/01/2015

Snow on the road in the Sierra. (CBS)

White Christmas: Heavy Snow Expected Wednesday In Tahoe Area

Tahoe area road crews have already started applying de-icing solution to local roads and highways in anticipation of a winter storm that should bring a white Christmas to the Sierra.

12/24/2014

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How To Take An Affordable Ski Vacation

Despite what many people believe, a ski vacation can be taken without breaking the bank.

12/04/2014

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Sierra Resorts Rejoice As 1st Significant Storm Of Season Drops Snow In High Country

A significant storm that moved across northern California Friday and Saturday gave hope that the coming winter will bring relief to a parched state.

11/01/2014

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