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The seasons of Page Meadows
Here in the Sierra Nevada, Mother Nature knows that seasons can be fickle and short so she doesn’t mess around. Instead she gets right to doing what nature does best…producing off-spring, especially the plant variety. Even before the last flake of snow has fallen the...Read more
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Pacific Crest Trail Thru-hikers
It’s that time of year when Tahoe’s hiking trails start attracting hordes of happy hikers checking out the wildflowers and sparkling mountain lakes. One of those hiking trails is the Pacific Crest Trail which on it’s 2600 mile journey between Mexico and Canada passes about...Read more
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Washoe Fire of 2007 The Power of Recovery
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...Read more
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Let’s be careful out there
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...Read more
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Ride Donner Lake to Cisco…and back
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...Read more
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Alpenglow Sports in Tahoe City is presenting their 6th annual Alpenglow Mountain Festival from June 16-24th. The nine day festival provides over 40 clinics, events and gatherings focused on trail running, hiking, backpacking, lakeshore yoga, paddleboarding, rock climbing and natural history. “The Mountain Festival was...Read more
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Memorial Day Happenings North Lake Tahoe
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...Read more
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Now we are talking Best skiing of the year
While it sure would have been nice to have seen all this white stuff come along about three months ago, now we are set up for some great skiing, even for those of us who love to cross country ski. While snow has been in...Read more
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Parades, Races, and Parties
Everybody in Tahoe City is pretty stoked to finally get a nice two foot dump of snow over the last few days, and this weekend, we can really celebrate in style with a few iconic Snowfest events and a gangbuster of a day at Tahoe...Read more
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Snow! And it’s about time
This winter has certainly not been a bell ringer when it comes to snow production, especially for us nordic skiers who hang out under 7000 feet. In fact, I believe I might have just spent more time watching cross country skiing in the Winter Olympics...Read more
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