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Lake Tahoe ski resort sued for negligence after fatal avalanche

By SCOTT SONNER | The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — The widow and a friend of a man killed in an avalanche at a Lake Tahoe ski resort last year have filed separate lawsuits accusing the resort of negligently rushing to open the slopes in unsafe conditions for a holiday weekend that’s typically one of the busiest of the season. Cole Comstock, 34, of Blairsden, California, was killed and his close friend, Kaley Bloom, seriously injured when they were swept up in the avalanche at Alpine Meadows on ...
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How to prepare for avalanches

In January of this year, a 34-year-old skier was killed inbounds at Lake Tahoe’s Squaw Alpine Resort, skiing a piste off of Alpine Meadows’s Scott Chair. That followed another avalanche that trapped eight skiers at Idaho’s Silver Mountain Ski Resort. Tragically, three of those skiers died. We already know that even more skiers and snowboarders are hitting up the backcountry — a reported 1.4 million two seasons ago, with continued exponential growth since then — and that they are putting thems...
Tags: Travel, Colorado, US, Snow, Idaho, Skiing, Snowboarding, Lake Tahoe, Avalanches, All, Alpine Meadows, Taos, Spayd, Aspen Highlands, Squaw Alpine Resort, Silver Mountain Ski Resort


Insider's guide: Reno Tahoe

The insider’s guide to Reno Tahoe By: Jacqueline Kehoe Reno cityscape. Photo: Scott Sporleder N evada’s pioneer heyday may be long gone, but you still gotta have that renegade spirit to cut it in Reno Tahoe. That out-of-the-box, anything’s-possible kind of thinking is just as necessary as a full tank of gas and ample time to explore. You have to think in 3D here, readying yourself to navigate a vertical wilderness, an infinite expanse of both wate...
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, Scotland, Clint Eastwood, Nevada, Lake Tahoe, Tahoe, Reno, All, Don, Louis, Squaw Valley, Scott Sporleder, Alpine Meadows, Black Rock Desert, Whitney Peak Hotel


Best places to go snowshoeing

Snowshoeing rarely gets the attention it deserves. It’s not as flashy as snowboarding or snowmobiling, but it is easier and more affordable than most winter activities — without skimping on the fun. One big perk is that snowshoeing requires no instruction. It’s as simple as hiking in snow with the help of specially designed footwear, and poles for balance, so it’s only as challenging as the route you choose. Plus, snowshoe rentals are a fraction of the cost of ski gear, and you won’t need to ...
Tags: Travel, Colorado, Canada, Atlantic, Chalet, Newfoundland, Vancouver, North America, Lake Tahoe, British Columbia, Continental, Yellowstone, Banff, Rockies, All, Gros Morne



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