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Lake Tahoe Snowboarding – Diamond Peak Ski Resort

Thank you El Niño for finally sending good snow to the Sierra Nevada! The mountains are finally wearing their white mantel and the fresh powder is heaven for cool snowboarding! We headed to Diamond Peak on that Saturday morning, excited… Continue Reading →

The Delta Experience: Power Kiteboarding on the Sacramento River

A small corner of paradise. A windy spot in the Delta. A heaven of summer kiteboarding. Barely two hours away from San Francisco, the Delta could be on the other end of the world, so different these two places are…. Continue Reading →

Local Lodging to Extend Your Kiteboarding Fun on the Sacramento River

Though easily reachable from the Bay Area, there are few accommodations available around the main launch sites. Many come for the day, but many more stay over for the weekend or even longer over the summer. There is however a local… Continue Reading →

Where to Launch In The Sacramento River Delta

  The good news about the Sacramento River Delta is that you have several options where you can launch from. Some are trickier than others, some have safer launch and landing areas, some can be combined with lodging opportunities. This… Continue Reading →

Lake Tahoe Snowboarding – Kirkwood Ski Resort

We are huge fans of Kirkwood. One of the highest ski resort in the Sierra Nevada, Kirkwood usually features the most and often time the best snow in the region. The resort is quite big, and has opened the backside… Continue Reading →

Lake Tahoe Snowshoeing – Boca Hills at Prosser Creek Reservoir

Hoping for another great snowshoeing trip during our Christmas weekend, we eagerly headed to Prosser Creek Reservoir, a short drive from our chalet rental and usually a good easy snowshoeing spot. But as we were driving on the dirt road… Continue Reading →

Lake Tahoe Snowshoeing – Henness Pass Road

We spent Christmas ’14 in Truckee, on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, enjoying the long holiday weekend and hoping for nice rides down the slopes, or snap the snowshoes on powdery trails. With so little snow this year, we… Continue Reading →

Fall Season High up in the Desolation Wilderness: Backpacking to Doris Lake

Heading to the Sierras mid-October can be touch and go. Some years you get rain and freezing temperatures, some others weather is beautiful and crisp. This year was one of these lovely October days that make an amazing trip! The… Continue Reading →

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