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Author archive for Tim Hauserman

  • 2015 Nordic Ski Guide

    By Tim Hauserman on February 25, 2015
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  • Guided hikes in Tahoe | Tahoe Time

    By Tim Hauserman on February 25, 2015
    Exploring the great outdoors By Tim Hauserman  ·   Hiking enthusiast Carmen Carr shares her passion for the outdoors by leading monthly, guided hikes in the region. | Tim Hauserman Tucked up against the Pacific Crest at the end of 4 miles of dirt road in Coldstream Canyon lies the Lost Trail Lodge. The lodge includes a large kitchen and […]
  • The real SnowFest Queen? | Ruth Schnabel · a local profile

    By Tim Hauserman on February 25, 2015
    Story by Tim Hauserman · Photos by Mael Passanesi ·   In late June 1981 a group of Tahoe locals gathered for their first meeting to discuss the idea of a new winter event that would draw tourists to the region. One of the staunchest supporters of the concept was a young marketing director from Alpine Meadows named Bob Everson. Just […]
  • Snow biking in Tahoe

    By Tim Hauserman on February 11, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  Kevin Joell | Courtesy TAMBA  |  Snow bikers take to the snow-covered trail at Thomas Creek. The Gravity Shop tahoegravityshop.com (530) 581-2558 Royal Gorge Cross Country royalgorge.com (530) 426-3871 Given the weather conditions we’ve been experiencing, my thoughts have turned from skiing to mountain biking. I’ve been making the hour drive to the foothills to find […]
  • Valli & Kevin Murnane – a local profile

    By Tim Hauserman on January 28, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·   Courtesy Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area Couple spread joy of outdoors If you know Kevin and Valli Murnane, well, it seems somewhat crazy to write about the two of them as one inspirational story. While they have been married for 18 years and both work at the same place (Kevin managing Tahoe Cross Country Ski […]
  • Tahoe Time | Epic cross-country adventures

    By Tim Hauserman on January 14, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman   Hougard | Tahoe Donner Cross Country For many mountain folks, skate skiing at a cross-country ski area is a great way to enjoy the snow while getting a quick, full-body workout. And, yes, it serves that purpose well. But are you ready for a lengthy ski adventure to experience the best that some of our Nordic […]
  • Keeping us safe in the mountains | Lel Tone · a local profile

    By Tim Hauserman on January 14, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman   Lel, front, teaches proper technique of finding a person swept away by an avalanche during a workshop. | Tim Hauserman   A few years ago, I took an Avalanche Level One course. My ventures into the winter woods primarily involve easy touring or skating the groomed trails at cross-country ski resorts, but I was fascinated to […]
  • Brendan Madigan · a local profile

    By Tim Hauserman on December 17, 2014
     by Tim Hauserman ·  In a small town like Tahoe City,  succeeding in business is a challenge. It requires perseverance and hard work to get through the off seasons, those winters with not enough snow, or the thick smoke of a wildfire or two. It also requires a strong connection with the community and your clientele. Brendan Madigan, owner of Alpenglow […]
  • Sierra Valley: Head north for an epic road ride

    By Tim Hauserman on October 29, 2014
    Story & photos by Tim Hauserman ·  The Sierra Valley is the perfect place to get out on your road bike and ride·  Valley Loop 40 miles Open valley with few hills Frenchman’s Lake 45 miles 1,100 feet of climbing Rolling terrain Gold Lake Loop 44 to 60 miles 4,000 feet of climbing Varies from rolling hills to strenuous climb […]
  • Tahoe Time | Cycling the Triangle

    By Tim Hauserman on October 1, 2014
    by Tim Hauserman ·    The Tahoe City-Truckee-Kings Beach Triangle is a challenging and enjoyable ride for any road rider. As a circle, the good news is that you can begin riding the Triangle from wherever you choose and will end up right where you started. Since I live in Tahoe City, I start at the 64 Acres parking lot […]