"This bear came out of nowhere and was gone before I could ask if it was all right."
One of the hardest, but most important, parts of planning is choosing where you want to go. With hundreds of ski areas in North America, where the heck do you start? Here's a quick guide on North American ski regions to help guide your planning.
UPDATE: According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, there is insufficient evidence to support the claim
The Cedar House Sport Hotel is located just outside of Lake Tahoe in the charming city of Truckee. It's tucked back in the forest, just minutes away from the town that seems pleasantly frozen in time. It was the perfect spot to start my "road less traveled" Tahoe weekend.
The most popular phrase used by meteorologists this season was, "The weather pattern looks like it will change in the next week or two." Not so much.
(SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS) "It really impacts us," said one South Lake Tahoe shop owner to KCRA. "I would say 60 to 70 percent
What really stood out to me at the Tough Mudder, an 11-mile mountain run peppered with 23 crazy obstacles, was the teamwork. I would not have been able to scale those walls without the encouragement of my team.
According to SFGate, Senator Diane Feinstein was also in attendance. Feinstein has been working to approve federal funding
By Betty Kay Kendrick for Drew Altizer Under blue skies by the blue lake, a shining group clad in blues, pinks and everything