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Author archive for Tim Hauserman

  • Idyllic views along Rubicon Trail

    By Tim Hauserman on June 22, 2016
    Trivia question: How many trails allow you to walk for 6 miles along the shore of Lake Tahoe? Answer: One, the Rubicon Trail, which begins at D.L. Bliss State Park and ends in Emerald Bay. On this popular trail, hikers are treated to views of emerald green and deep blue waters, as well as ospreys and eagles. When it comes […]
  • Tahoe’s cross-country pioneer · Glenn Jobe

    By Tim Hauserman on June 22, 2016
    If you have ever cross-country skied over the past 30 years around Tahoe, there is a good chance Glenn Jobe had a hand in your experience. He spent years coaching skiers, and for the last seven years has run the biathlon program at ASC Training Center run by the Auburn Ski Club. Perhaps his biggest impact was when he started […]
  • Small-town vibe on Tour de Manure

    By Tim Hauserman on June 15, 2016
    There are a lot of great bike-riding events to choose from in the summer and fall around Lake Tahoe and Northern California. For me, however, one stands above the rest – the Tour de Manure in the Sierra Valley on June 18. The ride is well-organized and supported, the food at the finish is delicious and the Sierra Valley is […]
  • A journey of changes · Kali Carmel Cathie

    By Tim Hauserman on June 8, 2016
    Tahoe often attracts people who are transitioning from one stage of life to another. A prime example of that phenomenon is Kali Carmel Cathie. She lives in North Tahoe and is a hypnotherapist, yoga and meditation instructor, and teacher of a course called “Sacred Feminine Wisdom.” She says that she loves where she is now, but it was a long […]
  • Telling her father’s story · Celeste León

    By Tim Hauserman on June 1, 2016
    Until Celeste León began writing what would eventually become her recently published novel “Luck is Just the Beginning” she had never been a writer. Raised in Massachusetts, she’s been a physical therapist in Truckee since 1996. While Celeste’s focus has been on her husband, her daughter, her job and exercise, deep inside her soul, there was the incredible story of […]
  • Building a better bra for athletes · Catherine Betts

    By Tim Hauserman on May 25, 2016
      Catherine Betts was a happy, athletic Bay Area teenager playing soccer, basketball, track and tennis. And then at the age of 16, she developed a hypothyroid condition, and “I went from no boobs to double Ds. I was a tomboy and not into big boobs.” Betts says. Sixteen years later Betts has developed and is marketing a new sports […]
  • Protecting nature’s dam builders · Sherry Guzzi

    By Tim Hauserman on May 11, 2016
    Last summer I noticed that a beaver dam had been constructed across the Truckee River above the River Ranch rapids (visit TheTahoeWeekly.com for the story). While much of the river downstream of Fanny Bridge was just bare dirt or shallow mucky pools, the dam had created a deep pool for about a half mile upstream. It was the only place […]
  • Explore Carson’s mountain bike trails

    By Tim Hauserman on April 6, 2016
    The ski season is melting away, but not fast enough for many mountain bikers and hikers who are chomping at the bit to get out on the trails around Lake Tahoe. But snows will still be covering our favorite trails Tahoe trails for awhile longer, so what’s a biker to do? Drive just an hour to Carson City, where a […]
  • Mr. North Lake Tahoe · Bill Briner

    By Tim Hauserman on April 6, 2016
    When the bombs dropped on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, 15-year-old Bill Briner was skiing in the sand dunes off the Mount Rose Highway. He knew the bombing would mean he would eventually go off to war, but he told himself he would “go back up there after the war, to ski again.” Now at 90 years old, Briner […]
  • Spectacular skiing at Sugar Pine Point

    By Tim Hauserman on March 9, 2016
    Just south of Tahoma on Tahoe’s West Shore is the location where the cross-country ski events were held at the 1960 Winter Olympics. While the stadium and the structures used at the games are long gone, some of the trails once used by the world’s best cross-country skiers still exist in Sugar Pine Point State Park, and are regularly groomed […]