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Backcountry Skiing - Top 5 Priorities Before You Go

There are a lot of discussions going on these days on the subject of “to go or not to go” backcountry (BC) skiing. While this blogpost is not to discuss that, my opinion is that if you are lucky and you can reach the trailhead with 15-20 minutes’ drive, then it’s OK to go (if the conditions are right). If you live further down the mountain than please, wait until the time is right. This post is simply an overview of my top priorities before heading into the backcountry. ...
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Sheltering in Place? Be Kind.

How has Sheltering in Place changed your life? We asked a few of our CA89 Ambassadors how it has impacted their lives. Thought we would share and maybe give some insight... or maybe just remind all ...

The Tahoe Fund - Creating a Sustainable Lake Tahoe

California 89 has been a proud supporter of the Tahoe Fund since we opened our doors in 2012. We wanted to give back to this beautiful region and the Tahoe Fund's mission has really resonated with CA ...

Five Fun Snowshoe/Winter Hikes close to Truckee

Truckee is filled with amazing hikes throughout all seasons. In the winter, we can't all make it out to the mountain but there is plenty of alternatives. Here are our five favorite, easy, dog-friend ...

Top Ten Winter Activities Around Lake Tahoe for 2019

The Lake Tahoe region has endless winter activities for all ages and interests. From world renowned ski resorts to holiday fun for kids, there’s something for everyone. Check out our top ten list of ...