Entries by Tim Hauserman

A walk along the lake shore

By Tim Hauserman  Now that we seem to be rolling into spring, last week I decided it was a good time to take a stroll along the lake in the sunshine. The perfect place to do that is the Tahoe City Commons Beach. Its southern exposure has baked away the snow, and the trail between […]

Alpenglow 20k Race: Full of heroes! 

By Tim Hauserman  This morning I headed out on the trails at Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area early to beat the racers who were competing in the Alpenglow 20K Race. I had a wonderful ski following the difficult route that an hour or two after me the racers would follow. I was quite satisfied skiing […]

Ten Tahoe Things to Do that Don’t include skiing

By Tim Hauserman  Try one or all of these.  1.Take a hike on the East Shore Trail: The new East Shore Trail begins at Tunnel Creek Cafe in Incline and travels along the lakeshore three miles to Sand Harbor. The views of the lake are phenomenal, and the east shore location is snow free as […]

February North Tahoe Highlights

By Tim Hauserman  Here comes February, the heart of the Tahoe winter! There are always lots of great events planned. Here are a few that are certainly worth a look. Check out the calendar of North Tahoe events at thetahoeweekly.com for lots of other things to do: Squaw Valley Fireworks. Catch the over the snow […]

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 […]