Paddling on Lake Tahoe & Donner Lake

Story & photos by Tim Hauserman  Pristine views from Hurricane Bay ·  One of the best ways to enjoy the lakes of the Sierra is to...

The ultimate summer bucket list

Memorial Day Weekend signals the beginning of summer in Tahoe and Truckee. Bright, sunny days and fresh, mountain air beckon all to enjoy all...

Summer’s best swimming holes

There is something oh so special about finding your exceptional place to swim in the mountains on a warm Sierra afternoon. Whether it’s a private...

New bike path to be built in Tahoe Vista

Plans to connect North Lake Tahoe with a shared-use trail moved forward on July 9 with the Placer County Board of Supervisors approving a...

$14.7 million needed to protect Olympic Meadow

Efforts to protect Olympic Meadow Preserve are $1 million closer thanks to recent Transient Occupancy Tax funds awarded by Placer County to the Truckee...

Hike to Eagle Falls & Eagle Lake

For many people, summer in the mountains involves lots of hiking. Exploring the trails is a fun physical activity and can be a great...

The changing seasons of Page Meadows

By Tim Hauserman ·      The grasshoppers are flying again in Page Meadows. For me, riding my bike through the waves of flying insects is as...

The Big Blue life | 40 years of teaching watersports

On a warm, early summer morning, Lee Schmidt and a couple of employees are sitting at a picnic table under a tent, surrounded by...

Alpine awe in Hope Valley

Just a little over an hour from North Tahoe lies Hope Valley, a spectacular alpine valley surrounded by the high peaks of the Sierra....

East Shore bike trail opens

The new Tahoe East Shore Trail recently opened to non-motorized bicycle and foot traffic. MAP The 3-mile path between southern Incline Village, Nev., and Sand Harbor...