Echo Lakes | Gateway to Desolation Wilderness

There are many spectacular hikes in the Tahoe Sierra, but the trail to Lower and Upper Echo Lakes is the only one I’m aware...

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...

Backcountry Bikes and Bluegrass at Lost Trail Lodge

As I meandered down the dusty road, I slowly, almost imperceptibly, heard string music floating between the trees in the distance. Was it just...

For female mountain bikers

Every Friday evening, female mountain bike riders are invited to an open clinic taught by women for women at Northstar California from 5 to...

Finding Friday Family Fun

Fridays from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Village at Northstar California are dedicated to families and friends until Aug. 28. Activities include miniature...

Skate for breast cancer prevention

Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) hosts the 14th annual Skate the Lake, a 28-mile longboarding marathon along the shoreline of Lake Tahoe that promotes...

Ski film season has arrived

The season’s ski film trailers are coming out just in time to help cool down the heat of August with releases from some of...

Climate activist to speak

Squaw Valley Institute presents Earth Guardians youth director Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, who will speak on Aug. 23 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Olympic Valley...

Truckee River Bike Trail to close for repairs

The Truckee River Bike Trail will be closed from Aug. 20 to Oct. 15 for a full replacement between the Tahoe City Lumber Yard...

Eldorado National Forest to consolidate visitor centers

The Eldorado National Forest has announced a reorganization of the district due to a smaller workforce with diminishing budgets and a shift to accomplishing...