All posts tagged cross country touring

Snow for Nordic Skiing Holiday Warm Up

Earning it for the Holidays: Weather by Carols California, Nevada and Utah Let it Snow “Oh the weather outside if frightful. But the fire is so delightful.” High winds have slammed into the west turning ventures outdoors into potential trips to Oz.  That is Dr. Oz after one is hit in the head by the pine cone bombs […]

Nevada

  Nevada shares Lake Tahoe with California and some parts of Nevada may be considered part of the Eastside.  Here we list areas in the real Nevada, the country of wide open vistas of seeming endless basins and ranges. Backcountry ski opportunities abound in Nevada.  The tops of the ranges receive abundant snowfall and even […]

Winter Trails Day 2013 – Tomorrow, January 12, 2012

National Winter Trails Day 2013 will be held nationwide tomorrow, January 12.  Events to promote and introduce people of all ages will be held at trailheads and cross country resorts throughout the country.  Take advantage of this great event to learn how to snowshoe or nordic ski for free. In the greater Lake Tahoe Area, […]

Oregon

Oregon backcountry winter recreation means deep snows in the high volcanoes of the Cascades and diverse opportunity in several ranges rising above dry eastern plateaus.   The Cascades have deep evergreen forest punctuated by volcanic cones that rise  dramatically and receive deep maritime snowfalls.  Their west side has lush vegetation, while their east side is […]