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The Outdoors

  • Tahoe Music & Festivals Summer 2016

    By The Weekly on June 29, 2016
      Tis the season for outdoor concerts, festivals galore and revelry in the mountains as Tahoe’s days and nights are filled with events from music on the beach to wine walks to Shakespeare to art tours and dance festivals. You’ll find everything you need to plan for a summer of food, fun and festivals in our Tahoe Music & Festivals […]
  • The East Shore’s other Flume Trail

    By Jenn Sheridan on June 29, 2016
    If you’ve ever researched hiking or biking trails in North Lake Tahoe, it’s likely you’ve come across the Marlette Flume Trail. The well-documented trail stretches along the East Shore offering some of the most awe-inspiring views of the lake earning a place as one of the must-hike trails in the area. Phil Sheridan pedals the Incline Flume Trail with Lake […]
  • Tahoe 4th of July

    By Jenn Sheridan on June 29, 2016
    Celebrate the stars and stripes Celebrate the stars and stripes in style in Lake Tahoe with several days of live music, parades, and fun on the beach followed by, of course, fireworks. Beach parties abound throughout the region. Try spending the 4th watching the fireworks from your favorite lakefront restaurant, on a cruise on Lake Tahoe, or by paddleboard or […]
  • Lighting up Tahoe|Behind the Lens

    By The Weekly on June 29, 2016
    “This was an image I had in mind for some time, but figuring out the logistics of where I would be able to see the entire lake and the fireworks took some time,” said photographer Abe Blair about the image “Encore” taken over two days in 2015. Encore | Abe Blair The image features fireworks displays over Lake Tahoe taken […]
  • Tahoe’s Gatekeeper · John Sutter

    By Tim Hauserman on June 29, 2016
    Just upstream from Fanny Bridge sits the Lake Tahoe Dam. Since 1910, it has controlled how much water leaves Lake Tahoe and eventually makes its way through Reno to Pyramid Lake. The person who operates the machinery to make the water flow is the gatekeeper. For the past 26 years, that gatekeeper has been John Sutter. Sutter was born and […]
  • Winter 2016: Did El Niño match the hype?

    By Mark McLaughlin on June 29, 2016
      Media headlines began popping up in the early summer of 2015: “El Niño is coming!” “Look out for the most powerful El Niño in history!” “Southern California better batten down the hatches!” It was enough to make one run for the hills; to the Tahoe Sierra, that is, where a blockbuster winter was seemingly guaranteed. After four dry winters, […]
  • National treasure at Manzanita Lake

    By Bruce Ajari on June 29, 2016
    Manzanita Lake is a beautiful, small lake in Lassen National Park that is pretty well known for its great catch-and-release fly-fishing for rainbow and brown trout. Anglers must use artificial lures or flies with single barbless hooks. A valid California fishing license is also required even though the lake is in a national park. Manzanita Lake with Mount Lassen in […]
  • June 30 to July 6

    By The Weekly on June 29, 2016
    Fire Cracker on the 4th | Run for pleasure | Auburn Ski Club announces the fun runs for summer. The Fire Cracker Mile for all ages and abilities is on July 4 in downtown Truckee before the 4th of July parade at 9:30 a.m. All participants will receive a Fire Cracker Mile water bottle at the finish. Mark Nadell | Auburn […]
  • Old Greenwood Golf Course

    By Casey Glaubman on June 29, 2016
    Old Greenwood, just outside of Truckee on the way to Reno, bills itself as “The Finest Golf in Tahoe” and, after having played there, I’d be hard-pressed to argue the point. As a Jack Nicklaus Signature Designed Course, it’s clear that Old Greenwood was given plenty of attention by the Golden Bear himself. Perfectly sculpted greens, beautifully manicured fairways and […]
  • 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 […]