January Things to Do at Lake Tahoe!

Things To Do At Lake Tahoe
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 natural and human history of the Sierra from local guides on a sunset or full moon snowshoe tour. Offered every Friday or by custom arrangement with at least four guests. Trips include snowshoes, poles, hot drinks and snacks. tahoeadventurecompany.com


January 22nd, 6:30 to 8 pm, REI Reno
How to complete the TRT-Guide panel Discussion.
Contemplating hiking the 165 mile Tahoe Rim Trail once the snow melts? Head to REI Reno for a panel discussion with TRTA guides who have completed hiking the entire trail. These expert guide can answer questions and provide helpful tips and resources to make your TRT experience as good as it can be. tahoerimtrail.org


January 23, 7 to 9, Olympic Village Lodge, Squaw Valley
Alpenglow Speaker Series: Adrian Ballenger
Back for its 14th year, the Alpenglow Winter Film Series provides presentations from inspiring adventure athletes for free. On January 23rd it’s Adrian Ballenger’s turn. In addition to providing great speakers, the Alpenglow Speaker Series has brought in over $170,000 to local non-profits. The January 23rd beneficiary is the Truckee Tahoe Lands Trust. alpenglowsports.com


January 24-25th Diamond Peak Ski Area, Incline Village
Ullr Fest
The 11th annual UllrFest happens January 24th and 25th. There is a torchlight parade, bonfire, party with live music, as well as dinner and auction at Alibi Ale Works. Come dressed in your best Ullr Attire: Honoring the Scandinavian god of winter. The event is a fundraiser for the Diamond Peak Ski Team. View schedule and details online: diamondpeak.com/events/details/ullr-fest


January 31, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village
Science of Cocktails
The UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC), hosts the 4th annual Science of Cocktails with proceeds directly supporting the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center and innovative science education programs. The Science of Cocktails will be held on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center in Incline Village, NV. tahoe.ucdavis.edu