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  • Pushing the limits · Duo attempts 27,000’ rapid ascent

    By Priya Hutner on September 29, 2016
    UPDATE: The pair will attempt the final push to the summit on Oct. 1. Follow their progress at facebook.com/TheTahoeWeekly. What compels a couple to push the limits of their physical, emotional and mental well being to the extreme? Adrian Ballinger and Emily Harrington are the poster children for just that. Emily Harrington | Jon Glassberg At press time for this edition, […]
  • Beneath Big Blue · Diving to protect Lake Tahoe

    By The Weekly on September 28, 2016
    ­­ I tell my Tahoe story the same way others tell theirs: I came here for a winter; decided to stay for a summer, and I haven’t left yet. And the things that kept me here are the same things that keep us all: skiing, biking, hiking, boating, climbing. For years, it’s like I was in adventure hypnosis by those […]
  • Maritime history lies on the bottom of Lake Tahoe

    By Katherine Hill on September 28, 2016
    Beneath the surface of the brilliant blue waters of Lake Tahoe lies the wreckage of a bygone era of maritime history. The Steamers “Tahoe,” “Nevada” and “Meteor” were scuttled in the watery depths of Tahoe and have been joined by the “Marian B,” lost in a storm. The “Shanghai” was scuttled by Jake Obexer, raised in 2000 and now resides […]
  • Serene cycling to Blue Lakes

    By The Weekly on September 28, 2016
    Just 11 miles south of Meyers, at the intersection of State Routes 88 and 89 is Hope Valley. Here begins one of my favorite road bike rides in the Tahoe region. Hope Valley and the 12-mile ride from the valley to Blue Lakes are a biker’s dream: smooth roads, doable climbs and spectacular alpine scenery. Oh, and just for kicks, […]
  • The majesty of meteor showers

    By Priya Hutner on September 28, 2016
    Meteor showers provide a magnificent show in the late-night Tahoe sky. A few years back, I hiked Mount Judah Loop at 1 a.m. to witness a lunar eclipse and was blown away by the multitude of shooting stars. Each August offers the spectacular Perseids showers, and Alyssa Ganong and I adventured out for a late-night hike during the recent Perseids […]
  • Jaclyn Woznicki

    By Tim Hauserman on September 28, 2016
    Jaclyn Woznicki is the owner of Trunk Show, the award-winning shop in The Cobblestone in Tahoe City. In her shop you will find an eclectic collection of whimsical art and unique gift ideas, including her own jewelry. You will also find the little fireball of positivity, get-‘er-done personality and the mile-wide smile that is Jaclyn Woznicki. Woznicki was raised in […]
  • Ponies, Trains & Planes: Delivering the U.S. Mail

    By Mark McLaughlin on September 28, 2016
    Last month, the annual Reno Air Races once again thrilled thousands of aviation enthusiasts and speed freaks as six classes of aircraft hit speeds in excess of 500 mph. Billed as the “most unique air racing event and aviation experience in the world,” Reno’s Stead Field annually hosts this competition where people come to admire military and historic aircraft, as […]
  • Fall season for ski, action flicks

    By The Weekly on September 22, 2016
    Some of the biggest names in action films have announced upcoming showings of films from Level 1, Warren Miller Entertainment, Teton Gravity Research, Red Bull Media and Matchstick Productions, among others. “Dodo’d Delight”  |  Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll climbing on Baffin Island, Canada.  |   Ben Ditto REEL ROCK 11 TOUR Sept. 22 | High Altitude Fitness | Incline Village, Nev. Sept. […]
  • Night biking & other shenanigans

    By Casey Glaubman on September 21, 2016
    I was fortunate enough to get to participate in one of On Course Events’ signature nighttime mountain bike races in South Lake Tahoe. Bike Night was held, of all places, at the Lake Tahoe Golf Course. Yep, right down the fairway, over the bridges and through the sand traps. Oh, and did I mention that the entire race takes place […]
  • Autumn trails

    By Tim Hauserman on September 21, 2016
    Once the crowds of summer have left, it’s time to put on your hiking shoes and hit the trail. The weather is still usually nice and the trails are not as crowded. How about checking out one of these classic hikes to the top of Tahoe’s two favorite mountains or enjoying a fall-color romp? Views of Lake Tahoe and Cascade […]