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....

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....

Explore beauty of Emerald Bay

The iconic views of Emerald Bay are a highlight during a summer drive around the lake, but the view is only a fraction of...

Astounding beauty on Tahoe Pyramid Bikeway

The Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway is a 116-mile pathway under construction between Lake Tahoe and Pyramid Lake. It began in 2003 with the vision of Janet...

Enjoy region’s waterfalls early

Story by Tim Hauserman ·   There is something both peaceful and invigorating in the sound of a waterfall. With their power and majesty, falling water...

Riding & eating across the Sierra Valley

Just 25 miles north of Truckee lies the Sierra Valley. It’s a serene place of tiny towns, sprawling cattle ranches and wetlands filled with...

Wildflowers & Waterfalls

Wildflower season in Tahoe changes weekly, sometimes daily, with flowers flourishing one day at lake level, moving to flourish in higher elevations the following...

Camping, mountain biking at Mills Peak Trail

While a mild winter may have had me jonesing for more powder days, spring came right on schedule with the sunny skies and warm...

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...