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Monday, June 17, 2024

Take in the Beauty Of Rabe Meadow

It’s amazing how much beauty and history can be packed into a walk that is only about 2½ miles round trip. Such is the...

Swimming with the wildflowers at Sagehen Meadows

  Longer, warmer days each spring are the harbinger of wildflowers and hiking season in Tahoe and Truckee. As the plants begin to push up...

July’s Wildflower Hot Spots

Now that the sun has melted the snow at lake level, the soil is moist and healthy for a fabulous season of wildflowers. You’ve...

Mokelumne Wilderness | Wildflower Haven

About 25 miles south of South Lake Tahoe on State Route 88 sits Carson Pass. Here just a few miles west of Kirkwood Mountain...

Waist-high wildflowers at Meiss Meadows

When I’m itching for an amazing display of wildflowers, the trail between Carson Pass and Showers Lake on the Pacific Crest Trail/Tahoe Rim Trail...

Discover Tahoe’s flora & fauna with iNaturalist

My son Anikin has a keen interest in science and a curiosity for how it is applies to life. When we go on hikes,...

Jackson Meadows Reservoir | Cycle past mountain peaks & pine forests

It is wasn’t for that one little thing, the 34-mile out-and-back to Jackson Meadows Reservoir would be one of my favorite road bike rides...

Wildflowers, views & single track at Burton Creek State Park

My favorite place to mountain bike at Lake Tahoe is the expansive network of trails that fan out from Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area...

Wildflowers & Waterfalls at McCloud Falls

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

Tahoe Petrichor creates natural healing products from local plants

I love the smell in the air after it rains. When asked to describe that smell, words like moist, earthy, woodsy and musky come...