Hikes for the tykes

Parents of young children visiting Lake Tahoe have a dilemma. They like the concept of introducing their little ones to the joys of hiking...

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...

Idyllic camping at Star Lake

Story & photos by Tim Hauserman ·  Star Lake is the highest year-round lake in the Tahoe Basin · Star Lake sits tight against the base...

Explore rustic charm at Fallen Leaf Lake

  Tucked between Emerald Bay and South Lake Tahoe lies 3-mile-long Fallen Leaf Lake lined with historic mountain cabins and tiny docks. And, the massive...

Wildflowers, waterfall on high-country hike

Story & photos by Jamie Wanzek ·  A view of Lake Tahoe at the beginning of the hike ·  5 miles round-trip Easy to moderate Hike starts at...

History, beauty melds at Sugar Pine Point State Park

While cruising down the scenic West Shore of Lake Tahoe, it might be easy to miss the unimposing signs for Sugar Pine Point State...

Explore Donner Summit Canyon

Not so hidden off Old 40 not quite a half-mile from Donner Lake rests Donner Summit Canyon, part of the Truckee Donner Land Trust....

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...

Donner Memorial blends history, recreation

  Story & photos by Jenn Sheridan ·    History meets recreation at Donner Memorial State Park, nestled at the west end of Donner Lake at the...

Hike, run, explore at Mountain Festival

  By Jenn Sheridan ·    Dane Shannon ·  The third annual Summer Alpenglow Mountain Festival returns with 10 days of inspiration to get out and explore the...