Category: Outdoors

Open Water Classroom

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Swimming clinics teach triathlon hopefuls to navigate Tahoe’s water, wind and waves Written by Kyle Magin   Jeff Pearson is part coach, part physicist, part limnologist and part meteorologist in his pre-swim pep talk to about a half dozen athletes gathered at Carnelian Bay’s Watermans Landing. He sketches out angles on a whiteboard like a […]

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Weekend Outlook: Aug. 7-10

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close We’ve been enjoying some spring-like weather this week, and this weekend looks beautiful. Check out some of the events going on here in Tahoe. Thursday, August 7 -Live Music – Concerts in the Park, Gatekeeper’s Museum, Tahoe City Great music in a beautiful setting. With a variety of folk and blues, you’re bound […]

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Weekend Outlook: July 31 – August 3

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close July is almost over! You must be Julying. Temperatures are in the 70s this weekend, but  the activities don’t stop. Here’s what we have planned this weekend around The Lake.   Thursday, July 31 -Achilles Wheel Band ~ Concerts in the Park, Gatekeeper’s Museum, Tahoe City With a variety of folk […]

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Weekend Outlook: July 24-27

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close Expect a beautiful weekend with a shining sun. Come check out some summer activities around The Lake!   Thursday, July 24 -5 Peaks in 5 Weeks Challenge  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Recreation Center is offering a hiking fitness challenge open to anyone 18 and older. Register by calling the […]

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Weekend Outlook: July 17-20

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close Enjoy a short hot weather break and celebrate the summer season all around the Lake. There are many activities for a family or date night.   Thursday, July 17 Wanderlust – Squaw Valley  July 17 – 20 Wanderlust Yoga Festivals are all-out celebrations. They bring together the world’s leading yoga teachers, […]

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Lake Tahoe’s Desolation, Via SUP

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Backcountry paddling trip offers trials, rewards Written and Photographed by Ryan Salm Using the melodic music pumping from the car stereo to get into a rhythm, we inflated our brand-new Naish paddleboards. A cobalt sky dotted with a few lonely clouds opened northward, framed by the granite extending into Desolation Wilderness. The breeze was gentle […]

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Weekend Outlook: July 10-13

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close No plans for the weekend? No problem. Highs will be in the 80s, so get your sunscreen ready because there is plenty to see and do that won’t break your bank. Thursday, July 10 -Sierra Nevada Guitar Festival, Incline Village 2 – 9 p.m. The Sierra Nevada International Classical Guitar Festival […]

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Felines of the Sierra

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Sierra’s cats call Tahoe home but are seldom spotted Written by Will Richardson We are extremely fortunate at Tahoe to be surrounded by natural beauty, which includes a great diversity of plants and animals. More than 300 species of birds have been recorded in the Lake Tahoe Basin and many of these, such as […]

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Daydreaming with Ed Youmans

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Interview by Andrew Pridgen Former Diamond Peak general manager Ed Youmans has spent his life working in the mountain recreation industry. After three decades in ski resort management and 15 years flying paragliders, Youmans recently launched Daydreams Paragliding based in his hometown for the past 17 years, Incline Village. Daydreams Paragliding conducts scenic tandem flights […]

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Weekend Outlook: Fourth of July

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close Celebrate the Fourth of July weekend and enjoy some of our favorite summertime events. Fourth of July weekend festivities include high temperatures in the 80’s, live music, good food and freedom and fireworks! Thursday, July 3 -3rd of July Parties and Fireworks Party in Kings Beach, CA An all-day celebration with […]

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