Homewood Mountain Resort is about to enter the modern era.
After half a decade of wishing and hoping, wheeling and dealing, the homey little West Shore ski and snowboard hill on Wednesday evening got the approval of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency to go ahead with Phase 1 of its $500 million master plan.
The snow's piling up in the mountains and passes of Tahoe, just begging to be carved up by skiers and snowboarders. And just like clockwork, Embassy Suites Lake Tahoe is rolling out the red carpet for skiers and snowboarders with their amazing packages that lay at the heart of every authentic Tahoe experience this winter.
We all have to start somewhere, so if you’re looking to take those first tentative steps to become a snowboarder or skier, a half-dozen winter resorts in the Truckee-North Lake Tahoe area are once again giving newbies the chance at a very reasonable rate.
Jonny Moseley may have made his name in the steeps and deeps of Squaw Valley, but in his heart he’s a city boy.
And that city is San Francisco.
Although the waters of Lake Tahoe aren’t strictly restorative, folks from the City have been traveling to the Big Blue for generations in seeking solace from the hassles of day-to-day urban life.
Come Friday, you can head up to Tahoe for a little R&R and perhaps get some health concerns cleared up in the bargain as Granlibakken Lodge plays host to the annual Women’s Wellness Weekend in Tahoe City.
The calendar says winter is still a couple of months off, but it’s not too early to get ready for the approaching ski and snowboard season.
And one good way to get a jump on snow time is head over to Fort Mason in San Francisco this weekend for the fourth iteration of the SnowBomb Ski and Snowboard Festival.