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Emerald pools await at Silver Lake Potholes

Carved deep into polished granite is a chain of emerald pools that cascade sloping rock. These are the Silver Lake Potholes. Along the Silver...

Carson City adventures | Waterfalls & hot springs

Sometimes a girl just needs some time in the dirt. After a winter of seemingly endless snow days and many days out enjoying the...

Exploring Desolation’s high mountain lakes

One of my favorite early summer hikes is to Lake Genevieve and Crag Lake in the Desolation Wilderness. It’s the first trail into Desolation...

Waterfalls & vistas at Van Sickle

Van Sickle Bi-State Park is one of the newer recreation areas at Lake Tahoe; it was established in 1989. At that time, Jack Van...

Galena Falls | High country waterfall & wildflowers

I’ve been told that the 2.5-mile jaunt along the Tahoe Rim Trail to Galena Falls is the busiest section of trail in the entire...

Glen Alpine Springs | Jaw-dropping views at historic resort

When it comes to hiking in and around Lake Tahoe, the focus is usually scenery and landscapes. As you walk out the door for...

Incline Village & Crystal Bay

  Following the mining boom on the Comstock Lode, lakefront summer homes began popping up around Lake Tahoe. George Whittell, an independently wealthy man, took...

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....

Brockway’s Picnic Rock: Stellar views & history

One popular and accessible Tahoe hike or mountain bike ride is a segment of the Tahoe Rim Trail that starts on the east side...

Triple Crown | Webber Lake, Webber Falls & Lacey Meadows

If you ever want to cut loose from the summer crowds in Tahoe, drive 17 miles north of Truckee on State Route 89 to...