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Tips from Dan Ray, Professional Ski Instructor of America, Examiner and Clincian

  For a Balanced, Athletic Stance – Think Congruency By Dan Ray; Squaw|Alpine Ski and Snowboard Schools Training Manager; PSIA-W Examiner and Clinician Skiing is an athletic endeavor which requires a balanced, athletic stance in order to be successful.  When … Continue reading

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Storms are Arriving!

Here they come!  The high winds ahead of the biggest snow forecast in years are howling over the ridges. After a night of steady rains, the ground is saturated and ready to hold onto the 1-3 feet of snowfall expected … Continue reading

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A Message from the Fitness Director, Performance Training Center by Julia Mancuso

There’s an old adage in team sports: the most important part of ability is availability. During the ski season, I do my very best to keep that in mind as I make sure my body is up to the task when I … Continue reading

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Winter Is Arriving

The Lake Tahoe area received much-welcomed heavy rains on October 17th resulting in this beautiful rainbow over the east shore of Lake Tahoe.  We’ve since received several snowstorms which, combined with a drop in nighttime temperatures, have given us the start … Continue reading

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Inn Shops Sponsors Tahoe Sierra Century Bike Event

Inn Shop has been the proud platinum sponsor of the Tahoe Sierra Century cycling fundraiser for the past 5 years.  The event raises funds to support the band programs at Tahoe City Middle and High Schools. Riders were again welcomed … Continue reading

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Siberia Express Gets a 6-Pack

The Siberia Express has been replaced with a high speed 6 pack chairlift.  In early September the lift was in pieces in the Squaw parking lot, awaiting the ride to the top of the mountain.  It’s no longer in the … Continue reading

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We Love Cycling Too!

Frank and Sandy have enjoyed many cycling trips together during the summer months these past eight years, including riding around the coast of Ireland, a trans-Pyrennes ride from Barcelona to San Sebastian, a trans-Alps ride from Geneva to Nice, as … Continue reading

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Father/Son Back Country Ski Adventures

Over the past 5 years Inn Shop owner Frank and son Mike Sahlman have traveled to a number of remote areas of the world to backcountry ski.  In November, 2011, they signed on with IceAxe Expeditions and travelled to Antarctica for … Continue reading

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