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Ryan Fowler Offers Bike Tour Adventures for All Abilities

Ryan Fowler Offers Bike Tour Adventures for All Abilities

Established by Ryan Fowler in 2014, Dirt Gypsy Adventures set out to blend adventure, active travel and trail exploration for all abilities with a variety of mountain bike tours across the Western US. Dirt Gypsy Adventures is North Lake Tahoe’s four-season outfitter and guide service for all things bike-related. Their Truckee-based operation offers single and multi-day guided tours, summer trailhead shuttle service throughout the Basin,

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Truckee Base Camp, Can Wait – Now is not the time to visit Truckee

Truckee Base Camp, Can Wait – Now is not the time to visit Truckee

While the Truckee community is reeling from business impacts due to COVID-19, we extend our deepest thoughts to beloved visitors who have supported our tourism economy. With immense compassion for everyone’s wish to be in the fresh mountain air, now is NOT the time to visit Truckee.

Truckee’s healthcare system is excellent but limited. The consequences of COVID-19 for our small town would be devastating.

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Top 5 Places to Go Sledding, Tubing & Build a Snowman in Truckee

Two girls sledding in a pink sled Two girls sledding in a pink sled

Top 5 Places to Go Sledding, Tubing & Build a Snowman in Truckee

Two girls sledding in a pink sled

Skiing isn’t the only way to have fun in the snow when you visit Truckee. If you’re looking for a different winter activity to do with your family, consider one of the following spots for a day of snow play. There’s something for everyone and every age, from resorts with groomed tubing to primitive sledding hills tucked into the forest. 

Ready to play in the snow?

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Dog-friendly, Snow-Free Winter Trails to Walk or Run in Truckee

Dog-friendly, Snow-Free Winter Trails to Walk or Run in Truckee

We’re all itching to get outdoors after being cooped up inside on big storm days. Lucky for us, there are several winter trails in Truckee that are plowed and stay clear of snow. Here are three that are perfect for a run on a crisp winter day, a long walk with your furry friend, or enjoying fresh mountain air with the whole family (stroller friendly!) –

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Fun Winter Activities in Truckee

Ice Skating Northstar California Resort Truckee, California Ice Skating Northstar California Resort Truckee, California

Fun Winter Activities in Truckee

Ice Skating Northstar California Resort Truckee, California

Photo: Northstar California Resort

Are you a non-alpine skier or rider eager to explore Truckee’s unreal backyard with a fun winter activity? Or, perhaps you’re looking to switch things up after a morning on the slopes. Check out our list of favorites below to create a fun winter experience with your friends and family!

Fat Biking
Fat bikes are an easy and fun way to explore the Truckee area all-year round.

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National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month: Truckee-Tahoe Specials

National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month: Truckee-Tahoe Specials

January is National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. In the spirit of spreading the love of sliding, upright, on snow to new skiers and boarders, many Lake Tahoe resorts are offering great deals on lessons, ticket, and equipment packages during the month of January.

Boreal Mountain Resort

JANUARY’S $59 FIRST-TIMER PACKAGE 

Slide on two planks or learn to stand sideways on a snowboard. 

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