Tahoe Weekly designer and photographer Mael Passanesi explores the colors of fall in Tahoe. Enjoy the reds, golds, yellow and orange hues of Tahoe’s brief but brilliant fall season by enjoying a hike, mountain bike or cycling adventure. Tahoe Weekly writers share some of their favorite fall outings at the end of this photo gallery.

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North Canyon Road at The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

 

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Tahoe City | Mael Passanesi

 

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North Canyon Road at The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

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Spencer’s Cabin | North Canyon Road at The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

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Tahoe City | Mael Passanesi

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Leroy Bubba Brown having a blast | North Canyon Road at The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

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North Canyon Road at The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

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North Canyon Road at The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

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Spencer’s Cabin | North Canyon Road at The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

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OMG! It’s a awesome day for Leroy Bubba Brown! | North Canyon Road at The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

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Leroy Bubba Brown and Maiden Flynn |  The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

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Kings Beach | Mael Passanesi

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Spencer’s Cabin | North Canyon Road at The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

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Leroy Bubba Brown at the shack near the top of Highway 267 | Mael Passanesi

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North Canyon Road at The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

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Shack near the top of Highway 267 | Mael Passanesi

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Roger Ingram from Austin, Texas, was also shooting some fall colors by Highway 267. | Mael Passanesi 

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Maiden Flynn looking gorgeous at Spencer’s Cabin | North Canyon Road at The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

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Leroy Bubba Brown, Austin Flynn and Maiden Flynn | North Canyon Road at The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

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And here it’s me, Mael Passanesi and my better half Austin Flynn | North Canyon Road at The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry | Mael Passanesi

 

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