Useful Links




Tahoe Sports Hub offers reservations for gear rentals and great service.

Winter- snowshoes, XC and A/T gear, split boards, crampons, and avi beacons

Summer- Bikes, kayaks, SUP boards

The Backcountry in Truckee First come, first served. A good place to look if all other places are “booked”

Winter Gear- snowshoes (including youth sizes), XC and A/T gear, avi beacons, probes, shovels, ice climbing gear, helmets, backpacks and enclosed sleds for toting kids.

Summer gear- bikes, kayaks, SUP boards

Alpine Skills International is a ski, snowboard and rock climbing guide service. These guys are very knowledgeable and have been guiding groups in our backyard since the 70’s.

Chris “Howdy” Fowler is an independant guide in the Tahoe Area. Howdy’s been a guide in Tahoe/Truckee and Yosemite for 15 years and offers the opportunity to tailor a tour to each individual or group. Book in advance- his schedule fills fast.
Coldstream Adventures offers snowmobile tours in Coldstream Canyon.

NOAA Weather Service:  7 day forecast for our area. 
Sierra Avalanche Center posts daily avalanche observations and advisories.


*During the winter months, portage fees apply. Please inquire about rates. We do not offer transport services for chefs.  Doug, Billy, and Carolyn are all at high demand. We suggest booking as soon as your lodging reservations are made.  While there are many catering companies in Tahoe, these chefs are familiar with our location and kitchen, and among the best chefs in the area. They each come highly recommended.

The Uncommon Kitchen– (530) 583-3663
Billy McCullough Billy owned the Zagat rated Dragonfly restaraunt in Truckee.

Carolyn Newman is the Chef in Residence for the Tahoe Food Hub

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