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 and northern Nevada… Gotta hand it to Punxsutawney Phil! And, as I write on this first full day of Spring, … Read moreSkiing in Nevada – Miracle March? March Madness?

First Tracks with Curtis Fong

Tahoe Adventure Guide 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 is Vice President of Programs in the West Region of the North American Snowsports Journalists Association and recently received the … Read moreFirst Tracks with Curtis Fong

Skiing in Nevada : A Ruby Mountains Heli-Experience

Heli Skiing in the Ruby Mountains

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 his home in San Francisco and where he spent winters as a ski patroller at Snowbird, Utah — he saw that … Read moreSkiing in Nevada : A Ruby Mountains Heli-Experience

The Lost Ski Lodge of the Rubies

Forgotten ski lodge of the Ruby Mountains Nevada

“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 the U.S. Forest Service to allow what has become one of the most respected Heli Operations in the U.S. (Ruby … Read moreThe Lost Ski Lodge of the Rubies