Spring getaway to Genoa | Road biking to gourmet cuisine

The little town of Genoa, Nevada’s oldest settlement, is tucked up tight against the Carson Range, just east of Lake Tahoe. I’ve often headed...

Be kind to the back country 

Aside from the enormous deep blue lake that is the center of it all, the Lake Tahoe region is also blessed with copious quantities...

Exploring Tahoe Donner by horseback

Cowgirls from left, Rachael Stock, Krystal-Rae Mecham and Julya Morganti  · Cowgirls in jeans, well-worn boots, belts with silver buckles and plaid shirts with a...

Sleigh bells ring at Sand Harbor

While the beauty of a snowy winter at Tahoe is hard to beat, sometimes we all need to beat a path away from the...

Tahoe Donner hosts Wild West Fest

Join cowboys and cowgirls at Tahoe Donner’s Wild West Fest at Alder Creek Adventure Center on Aug. 31. This Labor Day Weekend celebration is...

Cowgirls and Cocktails

Cowgirls and cowboys are invited to gather for an early evening trail ride through highland meadows and forests followed by beer, wine and appetizers...

Hello, Hungalelti Ridge

It had been a few years since I hiked up to Squaw Ridge so I...

Kingsbury to Kingsbury With a Van Sickle Thrown In

Until seven years ago, Tahoe Rim Trail had a big gap in the middle of its 165-mile loop around Lake Tahoe. There was a...

New section for Donner Lake Rim Trail

Truckee Donner Land Trust recently completed a new, 4-mile street on the on Donner Lake Rim Trail, which offers runners, hikers, bikers and equestrians...

Backpacking with teenagers

Our kids spend much of their lives looking at their phones and computer screens or heading to sports activities. This leaves little time to...