Entries by Tim Hauserman

Powder Day at Tahoe XC

By Tim Hauserman Friday January 17 dawned beautiful and clear after over a foot of snow at lake level. It was a true powder day that brought every powder hound around town to the downhill slopes. While I’m sure the downhill skiing and snowboarding was extraordinary, I took the right turn to Tahoe Cross Country […]

January Things to Do at Lake Tahoe!

By Tim Hauserman If skiing is not enough to get you up to Tahoe this January, here are a few other things to do while you are here that will make life interesting: Throughout January, various locations Full Moon and Sunset Snowshoe Tours: Watch the purple alpenglow or catch the full moon rising while learning […]

Tahoe Christmas

by Tim Hauserman Before bedding down for a much needed sleep on Christmas Night I listened to the Charlie Brown Christmas CD. Reluctantly it was the last time I would get to hear it this year. It has been my background music for Christmas’ for over 30 years. And just like that 30 years, this […]

Tahoe Film Fest. It’s where to be this weekend. 

by Tim Hauserman  Looking for a great way to spend your evenings after a day of skiing? The Tahoe Film Fest brings a fascinating variety of films to North Lake Tahoe December 5th through the 8th in Incline Village, Crystal Bay and Northstar. The Film Fest benefits the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC), […]

Tahoe weather is like a box of chocolates…

By Tim Hauserman  I wrote this blog about a week ago, and then forgot to post it. Now with a good sized snow storm set to arrive tomorrow night it is in some ways even more poignant…life in the mountains is always changing, and there is always something fun to do outside.  Yesterday morning I […]

Alpenglow Sports: Winter Speaker Series

by Tim Hauserman  Going to be in Tahoe this winter and looking for a fun and enlightening way to spend a Thursday evening? Join several hundred other Tahoe folks at the Olympic Village Lodge in Squaw Valley for the Alpenglow Winter Speaker Series.  The Alpenglow Winter Speaker Series is now in its 14th year, and […]

Taylor Creek Kokanee Time!

  By Tim Hauserman  Every year an annual right of passage for me is to head to Taylor Creek near South Lake Tahoe and see the spawning of the Kokanee salmon. Between late September and late October, the fish swim upstream and do their spawning thing right where we can all watch from a boardwalk […]

Tahoe City: Big changes afoot!

(The new bridge earlier this summer) By Tim Hauserman  Two big changes to the look and feel of downtown Tahoe City are in the process of happening right now.  Tahoe City’s new bridge and roundabouts:  A multi-year effort to provide a second crossing of the Truckee River in Tahoe City is nearing completion of the […]

Tunnel Creek Cafe re-opens!

By Tim Hauserman  At the edge of Incline Village where the Ponderosa Ranch of Bonanza fame used to reside is the Tunnel Creek Cafe. It is situated right at the beginning of the instantly popular new East Shore Trail which travels from the cafe to Sand Harbor, as well as being the terminus of the […]

Help build North Tahoe’s amazing mountain bike trails!

By Tim Hauserman  North Lake Tahoe has an elaborate and inspiring network of hiking and mountain biking trails. And that network has been expanding, especially with new trails that are designed specifically for mountain biking. And guess what, those new trails do not appear by magic. They are built, mostly by volunteer labor, by the […]