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Friday, May 29, 2020

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...

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...

Hike to Eagle Falls & Eagle Lake

For many people, summer in the mountains involves lots of hiking. Exploring the trails is a fun physical activity and can be a great...

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...

Explore Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta is a great option for a quick, fall escape from the Tahoe Basin, and the drive to get there is an adventure...

Hike into History | Cascade Lake & Falls

Summer may be getting long in the tooth, but after the wettest winter of record some streams and waterfalls are still running strong. By...

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...

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...

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...