Entries by Tim Hauserman

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 […]

It’s a pine drop and Yarrow summer!

by Tim Hauserman  While we are often treated to the same wildflowers and flowering plants year after year in the same location, other flowers seem to mostly disappear one year, and then come out in wild profusion the next year once the perfect amount of rain and snow appear the winter before. Two plants that […]

Truckee River Rafting is on again!

By Tim Hauserman  River Rafting from Tahoe City To River Ranch is on again! The flow from Lake Tahoe’s dam into the Truckee River increased to over 200 cubic feet per second on July 25th…the sweet spot allowing the commercial rafting companies to begin operating again. And a chance for me to repeat my annual […]

East Shore Trail an instant success!

By Tim Hauserman  The East Shore Trail opened between Tunnel Creek Cafe at the outskirts of Incline Village and Sand Harbor State Park at the end of June. The three mile trail for bikers, walkers and runners was a multi year, multi million dollar effort to create a unique pathway along the rocky and narrow […]