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

Story & photos by Tim Hauserman ·  Paradise Lake provides some of the same jumping-off-granite-into-cool-waters joy that you will find in Desolation Wilderness ·  There is...

Paddleboard adventures

Photography courtesy Drone PromotionsIt’s not quite walking on water, but it’s probably as close as one can get. Exploring the shores of Lake Tahoe...

Paddleboard, kayak or canoe?

One of the best ways to experience Lake Tahoe is to paddle along its shore. When paddling you are close to the water and...

Tranquility of winter paddleboarding

If you're allowing your paddleboard to hibernate through the winter, it's time to consider waking it. Extending your standup paddling season only takes a...

Kayak adventures on Lake Tahoe

Spending a few hours on a kayak is a perfect way to see Lake Tahoe. Sitting just above the surface of the water, you...

Explore rustic charm at Fallen Leaf Lake

  Story by Tim Hauserman ·  Fallen Leaf Lake has a maximum depth of 415 feet, and clean, clear water that is still used for drinking....

Kayaking under the light of the moon

The sun is setting. Waves are crashing over the bow of the kayak as Jani Osborne of Alpenglow Cleaners and I paddle out for...

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...