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Echo Lake connector underway

A new connector trail is being created at the Echo Lake SNO-Park parking area. This project will reduce congestion at the Echo Lake Trailhead...

South Shore’s stunning summer lake escapes

There’s a moment just before jumping into a mountain lake in Tahoe when I realize the chill of the water will wake me up...

Granite Chief trail reroute under way

U.S. Forest Service trail crews have begun work on the Granite Chief Wilderness trail reroute. Portions of the current trail have steep grades that...

Tahoe Fund launches fundraiser for Desolation Wilderness trails

Nineteen miles of trail that travel through Desolation Wilderness from Echo Lakes to Lake Aloha are in desperate need of extensive restoration work due...

New trail connects Carson City to Tahoe

The new Capital to Tahoe Trail connects Carson City to Tahoe via 16 miles of single-track trails, Nevada State Parks announced. This nonmotorized connection...

Openings delayed to many recreation areas

With more than 700” of snow reported in some areas in the Tahoe Sierra, openings for many campgrounds, seasonal visitor centers, parks, trails, OHV...

Uncertain future for Plumas campgrounds

Outdoors in Plumas, the concessionaire that operations 68 recreation sites in the Plumas National Forest is closing its operations, leaving an uncertain future for...

‘Going it Alone’: Hauserman pens book on solo backpacking

Long days, miles of trails ahead, the sound of your shoes pounding the dirt and nothing but you and the thoughts in your head....

The allure of Frog Lake’s huts

At least a dozen times over the last 30 years I’ve made the strenuous climb up to Frog Lake Cliffs north of Donner Summit...

Paddling pristine Independence Lake: Agencies work to preserve lake, trout

If you have lived in Tahoe as long as I have, you know it’s always a pleasant surprise to find some new and different...