A Bit of History: The Baldwin building, Series 5


Our Baldwin building is just about as famous to our owners and guests as the name itself!  Infamous Elias “Lucky” Baldwin born in Ohio eventually made his way to San Francisco, CA.  Although he accepted the nickname “Lucky”, after returning from a trip around the world, he resented the implications by stating  “I’ve worked hard […]

A Bit of History: The Richardson Building, Series 4


The earliest records of ownership around the present day Camp Richardson and Marina are from 1875 when M.C. Gardner acquired a timber holding of several thousand acres from the U.S. Government and built a sawmill and railroad line.  By the late 1880′s, Gardner had logged over most of the areas and sold it to E.J. […]

A Bit of History: The Clemens Building, Series 3

Samuel Clemens

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, was born in Missouri in 1835, growing up on the banks of the Mississipi River.  After the onset of the Civil War, Samuel looked west.  In 1861 he followed his older brother, Orion, to the newly created Nevada Territory.  Samuel ended up in Carson City working in timber, mining […]

A Bit of History: The Bliss Building, Series 2

The Tahoe

Duane Leroy Bliss, better known as D. L. Bliss, played a significant roll in literally building up the area. In 1860, silver mining brought him to Gold Hill, NV  from Massachusetts.  Shortly after he arrived he became partner in a bank.  In 1871, Bliss moved his family to Carson after he founded the Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company.  He […]

A Bit of History: The Carson Building, Series 1

Carson entrance from Restaurant

In the upcoming weeks a series of five posts will provide a little history about what or who Tahoe Beach & Ski Club’s buildings are named after.  Not only will you know the history of our building names but you will also learn a little about Lake Tahoe and surrounding areas! Let’s start at the front of […]

It’s a miracle…it snowed in Tahoe!

Thank you to all of you who have been perfecting your snow dance!  We received up to a foot of snow yesterday and there is another 2-4 feet on the way starting in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.  Once Mother Nature blankets us with this next snow fall she’s clearing the weather to make it […]

Breaking News: Vail bought Kirkwood

Kirkwood has long been known as the “locals favorite” place to ski/ride was just purchased for $18 million.  If you currently have a Heavenly/Northstar Season Pass, it will be good at Kirkwood for the rest of the season!  For more information please follow this link:  Lake Tahoe News

“Moves like Jagger”

If you have not already heard the news…Maroon 5 will be performing this summer at the Harveys Outdoor Arena!  The concert will anchor an already event filled week with the 23rd Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament beginning July 17-22, 2012.  Tickets go on sale Feb 24, 2012 at 10am through Ticket Master. Tahoe Beach & Ski Club is just up the street from both […]

6 More Weeks of Winter

Since Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow there will be another 6 weeks of winter.  No problem!  With Heavenly’s and Harrah’s/Harveys Lake Tahoe Winter Snow Blast, there is no shortage of winter entertainment.  Every weekend now through April, whether you are on or off the mountain, you can groove mountainside to the sounds of a live DJ, enjoy 1/2 price drinks […]

Snowmobiling is opening!


The time has finally arrived…Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center will be opening this weekend!  Zephyr Cove tours are Tahoe’s only guided lake view tour that reaches 9,000 feet above sea level, with over 45 miles of trails.  You may drive to the snowmobile center or take their shuttle free of charge.  As a registered guest of Tahoe […]