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Late season paddling on Lake Tahoe
The decision to take what might be my last paddle of the fall came to me quickly. I was driving at 9 am and saw that the lake was a sheet of glass. Holy cow I said (or something along those lines) I gotta paddle!...Read more
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War with the Squirrel
The first battle began early in the morning when I was startled by what sounded like a bomb hitting the roof of my house. It was followed quickly thereafter by a second and then a third explosion. My eyes tore open with the thought: what...Read more
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Fall Colors reaching peak
The turning of the leaves in the fall always sneaks up on me. I’m merrily rolling along on dusty hikes followed by a brisk dip into the lake, when boom, it’s cold and the aspens suddenly are covered with yellow and orange leaves. Given that...Read more
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Writers in the Woods Literary Speaker Series
Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village provides Lake Tahoe residents and visitors the opportunity to see great writers read and discuss their work at the Writers in the Woods speaker series. Each event includes a free reading on Friday evening and an inexpensive workshop Saturday...Read more
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How big a winter will it be
Yes, sports fans, it’s time once again for Tahoe’s favorite fall activity: Predict how big a winter it will be! Of course while no one knows anything, even the weather forecasters, we still like to come up with rationale for why this winter will be...Read more
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Hike Blackwood Canyon to Ward Canyon
An early September morning found me on the Tahoe Rim Trail between Barker Pass and Ward Creek. This has always been one of my favorite sections of the TRT. The trail traverses across a fascinating volcanic slope, passing a number of small streams and seeps...Read more
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It’s September 4th and that makes me happy
I’ve been anticipating this date for weeks, perhaps even months. Sure July and August are always fun with a steady series of events such as the Concerts on The Commons and Truckee Thursday, but the middle of summer is also crowded. The kids are out...Read more
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Ahh…September…now we’re talking
As August comes to an end it’s easy to bemoan the loss of summer. The mornings are getting chilly, and our thoughts start to turn to the the colder days of autumn. But put away that sad face, often September is the best month of...Read more
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How about a canoe to Emerald Bay
These days every summer morning you will see paddleboards and kayaks paddling along the shoreline of Lake Tahoe and Donner Lake. These light weight craft give folks the chance to get exercise while enjoying the beauty of our Sierra lakes. In the old days, bulkier...Read more
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North Tahoe’s Best Webcams
Want to get a good look at what is going on at Lake Tahoe without leaving the comfort of your home? Check out one of these webcams online, including Hauserman Rental Groups very own webcam. The Hauserman Rental Group webcam is located right above HRG’s...Read more
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