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TK | Trail Kitchens Cooking on the Road Made Easy

Camping is one of the simple pleasures in life, and with so many places to explore the options are endless. Car camping is one...

Fire restrictions in effect

The National Interagency Fire Center predicts the likelihood for large wildland fires will be above normal this summer, and local fire restrictions have been...

Volunteers for Desolation Wilderness sought

Do you love the wilderness and are you committed to preserving its breathtaking beauty? U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) is...

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....

Find Yourself in the Lost Sierra | Sardine Lakes & Sierra Buttes

There’s a magical synergy to the Lost Sierra where a spectacular wonderland of mountain peaks, glaciated lake basins and historic California Gold-Rush towns combine...

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...

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...

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...

The tranquility of camping at Emerald Bay

It was a long time coming. Over the past 30 years, I’ve strolled through the Emerald Bay Boat Campground dozens of times while walking...

Backpacking on the Tahoe Rim Trail | Big Meadow to Echo Summit

There is nothing that says summer in the Sierra like heading into the Tahoe wilderness on a backpacking trip. You get to walk past...