Entries by Tim Hauserman

Washoe Fire of 2007: The power of recovery

By Tim Hauserman  My bike cut its way down the steep switchbacks then rolled swiftly through the thick manzanita to the spectacular viewpoint above Lake Tahoe. To my left sat a row of houses, perched on top of the hill, below lay a thick mantle of low lying brush, and further down, a dense forest […]

Let’s be careful out there!

By Tim Hauserman  Recently I was hiking along the Tahoe Rim Trail out of Tahoe City when I came upon a group of seven guys on mountain bikes. They all had identical bikes so I assumed that a) they were members of the racing team for a bike manufacturer, or b) they rented them from […]

Memorial Day Happenings: North Lake Tahoe

By Tim Hauserman  The Memorial Day weekend is a great time to be at Tahoe. It’s not crazy busy like 4th of July, it’s more of a holiday that looks you right in the face and says…holy cow… summer is coming. Well, hopefully it is a reminder that summer is coming. Sometimes the weather is […]

Ride Donner Lake to Cisco…and back!

By Tim Hauserman  One of my favorite bike rides in the Tahoe region is the Donner Lake to Cisco Grove route along Highway 40. The 42 mile ride has a bit of everything: Steep climbs and descents on Donner Pass, as well as plenty of time just to roll along and enjoy the view of […]

The rest of February: Lots of fun stuff to do.

By Tim Hauserman While skiers and snowboarders would prefer more snow, there are still plenty of fun things to do in Tahoe the rest of February. Here are ten suggestions: Alpenglow Winter Mountain Festival: Nine days of activities centered on human powered winter recreation. February 17-25. The full calendar of events includes backcountry skiing, snowshoeing, […]