Amgen bikers at Lake Tahoe

Curtis Fong Puts the Skis Away and Pedals Off into the Sunshine

Just like that . . . Winter turns to Spring and Spring turns to Summer. . . . Plenty of snow left in the mountains and Heavenly will remain open Fri-Sun, and through Memorial Day,...
Splash

Skiing Nevada: Making Turns into April — and Beyond?

by Curtis Fong, "the Guy from Tahoe" March came in like a Lion. Will it go out like a Lamb? Don’t hold your breath! It appears that unsettled weather will continue into the first week...
Finish Line, Bristlecone Birkebeiner, Ely Nevada

Ely’s Bristlecone Birkebeiner is Nevada’s First, Best(and Only) Crosscountry Ski Race

by Erick Studenicka First contested in 1983, the Ely Outdoor Enthusiasts club bills its annual Bristlecone Birkebeiner Cross Country Ski Race in rural White Pine County as the longest running Nordic event contested in Nevada. But...

Curtis Fong Skis Nevada – March 2019

by Curtis Fong, "The Guy from Tahoe" With recent record snow fall in the Lake Tahoe region, Nevada ski resorts are enjoying unsurpassed conditions to be able to extend their ski & snowboard seasons into...
Elko SnoBowl

Skiing Elko’s SnoBowl

by Curtis Fong, "the Guy from Tahoe" When skiers talk about skiing in Nevada, they bring up well know resorts such as Heavenly, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe and Diamond Peak. but, no one ever mentions...
Curtis Fong at the Olympic Express overlooking Lake Tahoe

Skiing Nevada – January 2019

by Curtis Fong "the Guy from Tahoe" Well. . . . I know, a pretty deep subject. And, waiting for those Tahoe Deep Powder Days . . ....
Mount Rose Skiing

Skiing Nevada — Winter Starts Now!

by Curtis Fong "The Guy from Tahoe" Winter is now upon us and Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe is up and running for the season. Thanksgiving storms have graced the mountains with enough natural snow to...

Skiing in Nevada – Miracle March? March Madness?

by Curtis Fong “The Guy From Tahoe” Miracle March? March Madness? These were terms that locals used this past month when the Storm Door finally opened and Mother Nature brought winter back to Lake Tahoe...
Tahoe Adventure Guide Curtis Fong

First Tracks with Curtis Fong

Tour Nevada's Snow with Ski Guide Curtis Fong Curtis Fong is a member of the Nevada Broadcasters Hall of Fame, the US Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame and the International Skiing Heritage Association. He...
Heli Skiing in the Ruby Mountains

Skiing in Nevada : A Ruby Mountains Heli-Experience

Ruby Mountain Heli-Experience is celebrating its 41st year of operation and the horizon continues to look brighter than ever. Joe Royer had a vision in the early 1970’s while traveling back and forth between...
Powder in the Lake Tahoe Basin

Tahoe Ski Guide – Where to Do It All in the Tahoe Basin

Where to Stay:Click Here for lodgings One can obviously stay in the Tahoe Basin, however in any decent winter season there the Tahoe Basin tends to get completely booked. So note that Reno also offers...
Forgotten ski lodge of the Ruby Mountains Nevada

The Lost Ski Lodge of the Rubies

"The Ruby Mountains in Northern Nevada weren't always packed with sleds, and the lot of cars full of folks looking to draw their line down Terminal Cancer." Even prior to Carl Fischer's 1976 proposal to...
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