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Photography book on the lakes of Desolation Wilderness

Desolation Wilderness was designated as a Primitive Area in 1969 and became part of the National Wilderness Preservation System; its 63,690 acres is an...

Cheer for the Spartans

For the fifth year in a row, Spartan Race World Championship will take place in at Squaw Valley Ski Resort in Olympic Valley. The...

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...

Historic Rubicon Point Lighthouse

The hike from D.L. Bliss State Park to Emerald Bay and back ranks as one of the most exceptional walks in all of Tahoe....

Nature in Balance at D.L. Bliss State Park

Along the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, the tall pine trees and rugged mountain terrain lie in stark contrast to the emerald and cobalt...

Summit Canyon | A trail to history, Part II

By Mark McLaughlin  ·   Remains of the Dutch Flat road may be seen on the Summit Canyon trail.  ·   Editor’s Note: Part I may be found...

The wilds of Thunder Mountain

Thunder Mountain. The name brought back memories of the rip-roaring rollercoaster at Disneyland. Like the ride, the hike up Thunder Mountain is wild and...

Trail work complete at Black Wall

The Truckee Donner Land Trust and its partners have completed significant improvements to the trail to the Black Wall climbing area, ensuring the trail...

Boca Townsite | Interpretive Trail Beer, Ice and Lumber

Deep in the heart of Truckee River Canyon east of Truckee, the pioneer town of Boca flourished for more than 60 years. It may...

New parking, restrooms for Kingsbury

  Improvements to the North Kingsbury Trailhead of the Tahoe Rim Trail were recently completed with a new parking lot and restroom facilities. Douglas County Parks...