The Humans

We are grateful to our team for dedicating their talents to the organic experience of Hideout Lodge.

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Bill Fleming

Bill Fleming is certified by the American Mountain Guide Association as a professional ski, rock climbing, and alpine guide....

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Bobby Lauterjung

Bobby Lauterjung runs operations for Hideout Lodge and was the main architect responsible for its opening...

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Rafal Bogowolski

Rafal Bogowolski is one of our professional photographers and knowledgeable snowmobile ambassadors...

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The Hoover Family

Tom Hoover and his family designed and handbuilt The HideOut. During the summer, the Hoovers host weddings and continue to expand the property...

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Dru Erin

Dru Erin completed her Yoga training at Marianne Wells Yoga Academy in Costa Rica and is registered as a professional yoga instructor through Yoga Alliance...

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Mara Lauterjung

With a background in communications and TV production, Mara Lauterjung has fine tuned our guests’ stay from start to finish...

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Nick Gardella

Nick Gardella, is our Executive Chef. Owner of local restaurant, Motherlode Deli...

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Balto is an 85-pound Alaskan Malamute certified in the art of sniffing. A lover of snow, food, and his teepee, Balto wouldn’t miss winter in the Sierras for the world.

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Owen Cassidy

Owen Cassidy is certified with the American Mountain Guide Association, holds his AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Certification, and is a Wilderness First Responder...

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Travis Alley

Travis Alley, a local to Truckee, CA and has been exploring the backcountry of Lake Tahoe for over a decade. As one of our sled ambassadors...

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Erin Paradis

Erin Paradis is a Wilderness Guide, a certified Yoga Instructor, and has been leading backcountry tours since she was 18 years old...

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Candice Duggan

Candice Duggan works in operations for a local aviation business that her family owns. During the summer, she plans and coordinates weddings...

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Chris Pysz

Chief Pilot, Chris Pysz, is experienced running heli-ski operations in Alaska...

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970 Design

As the marketing eye for The Hideout Lodge, our productivity is endlessly stimulated by our love for the outdoors.

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Ian Kent

Ian Kent is one of our certified massage therapists. As owner ...


Pacific North Helicopter, Gentemstick, and Karakoram have partnered up with Hideout Lodge to introduce unique and exclusive offerings to Lake Tahoe’s winter community.

Join Our Team

Hideout Lodge is growing! We expect to expand every season. Don’t see a position listed here? Reach out and tell us how you’d like to be involved.

Snowcat and snowmobile maintenance. Apply by emailing

Repairs, tuning, waxing. Apply by emailing