Jeremy Benson

The descent from the summit of Dunderberg Peak.

Yurt So Good

Get off the grid in the high sierras, complete with comfy digs and killer terrain right outside the door.

Jeremy Benson mountain biking above Lake Tahoe

Mountain Biking is Good for Skiers

Not that you needed an excuse to go ride. But it turns out, mountain biking counts as ski conditioning too. Pro skier Jeremy Benson tells us why and suggests a few good trails to check out.

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G.N.A.R. The Movie

Squallywood, Shane McConkey, and how to prove that you're the best skier on the mountain. All in one movie.

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Helmets are Good

Sometimes it takes a wake up call to remind you that it's important to protect your brain. Here is Jeremy Benson's story, so you don't need you own.

May Powder Skiing

Snow Still Falling Near Lake Tahoe

Powder skiing on May 22? Cooler temperatures and frequent storms rolling through the area make skiing at several resorts in the west, including Mammoth, still possible. More snow is still predicted.

Weather Map

Tahoe Gets Dumped On

The latest storm has pummeled Tahoe resorts and is currently heading east, with blizzard warnings through Utah and Colorado. Jeremy Benson gives us a powder-day update from Alpine Meadows, California.

"You gettin' my good side?" Danny Day tears down Squallywood's silver screen.

Opening Day at Squaw

For those to whom Squaw Valley is a religion, rejoice, your church has reopened for worship. JT Holmes celebrated opening day by BASE-jumping off the tram. Video here.

Alpine Meadows' Estelle Bowl

Anatomy: Alpine Meadows' Estelle Bowl

While technically inbounds, Estelle Bowl feels as close to backcountry as you can get at a ski resort. Ride the Summit Six chair, then take the ridgeline traverse to the north past two other bowls to reach Estelle, which offers sheltered north-facing trees, wide-open powder shots, and 45-degree spines.