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Tim Hauserman

Tim Hauserman
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Tim wrote the official guidebook to the Tahoe Rim Trail, as well as “Monsters in the Woods: Backpacking with Children” and the children’s book “Gertrude’s Tahoe Adventures in Time.” Most of the year he writes on a variety of topics, but you will find him in the winter teaching cross-country skiing and running the Strider Gliders program at Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area. He has lived in Tahoe since he was a wee lad and loves to be outdoors road and mountain biking, hiking, paddleboarding, kayaking and cross-country skiing. 

Carson-Iceberg Wilderness | Land of high peaks & deep canyons

Carson-Iceberg Wilderness, which lies less than an hour south of Lake Tahoe, is a land of high peaks, deep canyons and sparkling mountain streams....

In Search of Tahoe’s Big Trees

In a brilliant victory for nature nerds everywhere, 10 years ago the U.S. Forest Service put out a Lake Tahoe Basin Big Tree Register...

Wonders of Coon Canyon & Basin Peak

The hike past Frog Lake Cliffs through Coon Canyon to the top of Basin Peak has just about everything you could want on a...

Paddleboarding tips & tricks | Local pens SUP book

Writer Kayla Anderson has melded her passion for standup paddleboarding and writing into her third e-book, which she released earlier this summer. “Stand Up Paddleboarding...

Searching for Solitude on the Tahoe Rim Trail

Heading out into the mountains seeking solitude in Tahoe in the summer can be a challenge. You won’t find it on many of the...

Electric power | Electric bikes growing in popularity

Michelle Allen uses her electric tricycle to commute and run errands around Tahoe City. | Alyssa Ganong

Riding Through the Sage

Riding across Prosser Creek. About 40 years ago I had the opportunity to ride...

Galena Falls | High country waterfall & wildflowers

I’ve been told that the 2.5-mile jaunt along the Tahoe Rim Trail to Galena Falls is the busiest section of trail in the entire...

Exploring Tahoe’s night sky

While Tahoe’s blue skies are enchanting during the day, once night falls, the scattered light of stars and planets against the black sky can...

Granite Chief Wilderness | Desolation’s Quiet Northern Neighbor

Like Canada is to the United States, Granite Chief Wilderness is to Desolation Wilderness. Desolation is a place of stunning beauty with countless crystal-clear mountain...