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Ski-Related Businesses in Incline Village to Help you Enjoy your Winter in our Sierra Nevada Playground

March 6, 2024 | Member Submitted

By Drew Monson, UNRLT student and IVCBA Business Intern and staff members 

We finally got that big storm we have all been waiting for! There are plenty of businesses in Incline that want to help you enjoy it. With our very own Diamond Peak, groomed trails at Mt. Rose by Nevada Nordic, and a handful of businesses supplying gear for rental and purchase, there’s no better time than now to experience our winter wonderland. 

Nevada Nordic 

Cross-country skiing. Groomed trails off of Mt. Rose. Free. THIS is what Nevada Nordic has done for our community. Trails are groomed nightly right now. Go to Nevadanordic.org for trail maps and the best places to park. Nevada Nordic is dedicated to establishing groomed trails where individuals of all ages and skill levels can engage in outdoor pursuits such as cross-country skiing. Nevadanordic.com

Tahoe Multisport Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe Rentals

If you are new to winter sports and don’t have the equipment, try renting from Tahoe Multisport. Based in Incline Village, Tahoe Multisport stands as a beacon for outdoor enthusiasts. For those eager to glide through the serene winter landscape, Tahoe Multisport provides cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals. When the seasons change, look forward to their kayak and paddleboard rentals. Tahoe Multisport offers a diverse array of equipment rentals, sales, and guided experiences to cater to every outdoor pursuit.

Visit Tahoe Multisport’s website Here .

Diamond Peak Ski Resort

After the recent storm, avoid driving far on the snowy roads and ski local at Diamond Peak!  Here’s the highlights of seasonal events yet to come.

March 23-24th:  the Luggi Foeger Uphill/Downhill Festival. Race to the top of the mountain using any human-powered method (skins, snowshoes, etc.), then ski or snowboard back down to the finish line.  

April 13th: the  22nd annual Dummy Downhill is where participants build dummies to get launched off of a big jump and crash hard while spectators gather and watch.  

On select Wednesdays for the rest of the season, enjoy Last Tracks Wine/Beer Tastings from Snowflake Lodge. On select Fridays, join guides from the Incline Village Parks & Recreation Department for evening Snowshoe Hikes to Diamond Peak’s Snowflake Lodge. 

Check out more at DiamondPeak.com 

Village Ski Loft 

Get the latest and greatest ski and snowboard gear available for both rental and purchase. Their knowledgeable staff is there to help you make informed choices that result in better rides and more fun. They have an a amazing stock of name brand ski wear, boots, mittens and everything you need to be comfortable…and fashionable. Their stock changes with seasons. They are truly a year-round retail and rental shop.  Check out their mountain bikes. But right now, go get geared up at the Village Ski Loft and prepare to get the most out of the recent snowstorm on the mountains!

Explore more of The Village Ski Loft on their website.

Try A Skibike LLC

Can’t decide which sport is your favorite? Skiing or mountain biking? Why decide! Try A Skibike, a new member of IVCBA gives a new way to get down the mountain. Some skibike friendly resorts in Lake Tahoe are Sierra-at-Tahoe, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood and Boreal. Try A Skibike has a comprehensive range of services including rentals, demos, lessons, and a structured Learn to Ride program featuring six progressive levels. Moreover, they provide Skibike coaching certification and collaborate with multiple skibike rental vendors and manufacturers. Learn more at tryaskibike.com

Praxis Custom Skis Handcrafted in Incline Village

Praxis is a local company based in Incline Village, crafting skis in a distinctive manner that sets them apart. Unlike the conventional industry practice of using plastic tops, Praxis uses handcrafted wood veneer tops. By opting for wood veneers over plastic tops, Praxis is taking a step towards a more eco-friendly approach to skiing. The use of wood veneers not only reduces the environmental impact but also elevates the skis’ performance. With Praxis, you also have the option to customize your skis, which is a unique offering to this area.

Explore more of Praxis Skis on their website. 

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