The Basin: Community blogAuburn Ski Club open house
Auburn Ski Club will begin an 85th season of winter sports with an open house at their Donner Summit Training Center facility on October 26th 9am to 1pm. The public and returning members are invited to attend and learn about the season’s programs. Beginning... [Read More]Rebecca Rusch’s Kokopelli World Record Ride – A Film by Corey Rich and Dane Henry Friday July 19 in South Lake Tahoe
Save the date! Rebecca Rusch will be speaking LIVE at Sports LTD in South Lake Tahoe July 19th on behalf of Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association. Rebecca will talk about her world record 142 mile Kokopelli Trail ride along with a film and slideshow... [Read More]Royal Gorge Public Outreach Survey
The Royal Gorge Public Outreach Process needs your input to help guide the direction of the 3,000 acre Royal Gorge Property on Donner Summit. If you would like to help, please take a few minutes to fill out this survey. Related Article: Conservation... [Read More]FREE Thursday evening guided mtb rides hosted by the Back Country Store in Truckee
Are you looking to learn the best local singletrack trail routes? Every Thursday evening the Back Country Store in Truckee is offering to take you along on a fun 2-3 hour ride! You’ll need to have a minimum proficiency of INTERMEDIATE riding... [Read More]Read all recent posts from Around the Basin.
The Daily NewsEl Nino update
It’s still early but the latest signs keep pointing to the development of an El Niño condition later this summer and into next winter, which could have big implications for California’s... [Read more]Snowpack critcally low for start of January
From the Ca Department of Water Resources: “As California’s dry weather pushes into the new year, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) today announced that its first snow survey of the winter... [Read more]Tahoe air dirtied by Sierra fires
Tahoe’s air quality took a turn for the worse today after a few days of improving conditions. Although the American fire outside Foresthill is 60 percent contained, the Rim Fire near Yosemite is... [Read more]The state of the lake
From UC Davis: While clarity improved at Lake Tahoe for a second straight year in 2012, long-term trends show that climate change is impacting the Lake Tahoe Basin with drier years, less precipitation,... [Read more]Read all recent posts from The Daily News.