In just one lone cove of Lake Tahoe in summer 2018, approximately 600 pounds of trash was cleaned up by scuba divers. That’s right: 600 pounds. In one cove. Imagine what’s underneath the rest of Tahoe’s 72-mile circumference …
RALLY THE BRIDE TRIBE AND ROCK ON IN THE SIERRA By Kayla Carr My fellow twentysomethings all seem to be ready to commit themselves to the loves of their lives — for life. Even though I’m not getting married, not even close actually, I’m here for the party, especially if it’s in the Sierra.
All About Apres. Seven ways to drink and dine after a day on the slopes. By Natasha Bourlin. High elevations often lead to high spirits. Lake Tahoe’s glorious bluebird days are ideal for mountain play then thawing out with a different sort of spirit – of the apres-ski variety.
Snow Much Fun: in the Sierra. By Jason Lopez. Reno/Tahoe is hard to beat when it comes to wintry play. If you aren’t busy hitting the slopes, there’s an array of outdoor winter activities that’ll have you enjoying the snow blanketing this region. Whether it’s sledding and ice skating, to Nordic skiing or simply taking photos of the beautiful landscapes, there are many great options in the area.
By Britton Griffith. A Sierra summer is calling! With days filled on the lake, adventures on the mountain, pool time in the BLC and brunching along the Truckee River, we hope you packed some stylish essentials for your visit. If not, here are some places to find the latest trends.
Explore the Sierra with fun for the little ones. By Heidi Bethel. For the first 15 years that I lived in Reno, I did not have children. Sure, my wonderful nieces and nephews (there are nine of them) came for visits and several even spent a few years living nearby, but a majority of the time it was my husband and I adulting away in the Biggest Little City.
Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out! By Rebecca David. Looking to cool off during these hot summer months and can’t make it up to the lake? Check out the luxurious pool options Reno and the surrounding area has to offer. With everything from VIP cabana to a spashtastic waterpark and nightlife pool side, options abound for all ages!
A lineup of favorite free-flowing beverages in Reno/Tahoe. By Rae Matthews, Elevation Eats. Welcome to the draft, though this is not every college athlete’s dream, I’m referring to some tasty draught drinks right here in the Sierra. Beverages from the tap, of course, started with beer, and date back as far as the 17th century (possibly further). Originally, the beer was in wooden casks and gravity was the primary mode of conveyance.
“IT’S THE PERFECT SEASON TO REVEL IN THE REGION’S MANY EXHILARATING OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES.” By Natasha Bourlin. Spring fever can spark longing for new adventures. Plus it’s the perfect season to revel in the region’s many exhilarating outdoor experiences. This year, instead of watching the wide grins of folks adept at these activities from afar, join them. Most places provide expert instructors, or you can make it a mission to learn on your own and just rent the needed equipment. Some are weather reliant and only available in late spring, so confirm they’re available before trekking out.
Art in the great outdoors – Explore Northern Nevada’s outdoor art walks, murals and sculptures this spring. By Annie Flanzraich. When the weather turns warm in Northern Nevada, all I want to do is spend as much time as possible outdoors while enjoying the fresh-smelling air and radiant sun. Now, there are many ways to do this — hiking, spending time at the dog park with my reluctant schnauzer, brunching on patios or simply sipping a cup of coffee on an Adirondack chair. But, I think the best way to experience the glory of temperate weather is by pairing it with art. Luckily, there’s a host of ways to pair the two. Here are some of my favorites.