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Mike White

Mike White
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Born and raised in Portland, Ore., Mike White received a bachelors of art in Political Science from Seattle Pacific University. Cutting his outdoor teeth in the Cascades, he discovered the Sierra Nevada after moving to Reno, Nev.. Upon leaving his last real job, he began his second career in outdoor writing with an update to a guidebook to the Trinity Alps. Since then he has written or contributed to 17 additional hiking, backpacking and snowshoeing guides, as well as writing articles for Sunset and Backpacker magazines, and the Reno Gazette Journal newspaper. His latest book is “50 of the Best Snowshoe Trails around Lake Tahoe.”

Meiss Meadows gateway to adventure

This banner year for snowfall aside, usually by mid-March the quality of the white stuff around Lake Tahoe transitions to spring-like conditions. With warming...

Snowshoe with a view | Boyles Rock and Cinder Cone

When snow conditions at lake level are good, moderate to advanced snowshoers may enjoy the steady ascent to Boyles Cross and beyond to the...

Dramatic views await on Castle Rock

A relatively easy snowshoe or cross-country ski trip leads to a stunningly beautiful view of Lake Tahoe from one of the basin’s lesser-known prominences...

A Winter Wonderland at Tahoe Meadows

While hardly a treasured secret to either winter or summer recreationists, the sweeping expanse of popular Tahoe Meadows above the North Shore of Lake...