Manon Celaya, Broker-Sales Agent
Coldwell Banker Realty 530.308.0540

Inside Skier: Mount Rose – Ski Tahoe

Inside Skier: Mount Rose-Ski Tahoe In the late 1930’s, the Sky Tavern Lodge was built along Mt. Rose highway, and its patrons used to hike up the mountain and ski the wilderness on Slide Mountain, even cutting trees in the summer to widen logging roads to improve their ski trails…some of the first ski trails in Sierra Nevada. The Reno Ski Bowl was constructed on the east slope of Slide Mountain (it’s now the East Bowl of Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe) in 1953, and a lift called “Ringer’s Chair” operated … [Read more...]

Inside Skier: Sugar Bowl Resort

Sugar Bowl Resort has one of the longest and most magical ski histories in California.  It begins in Austria where a man by the name of Hans Schroll was chosen to represent Austria in the 1935 US National Downhill Championship. He won that event as well as the Slalom and was awarded the Silver Skis Trophy.  He was offered, and accepted, a job running a ski school in Yosemite.  Many influential families came to Schroll for ski lessons; his reputation had spread far and wide as an excellent … [Read more...]