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Winter Mountain Prep

Winter’s getting close. The mountain peaks around Lake Tahoe are covered in snow. Tamarack Lodge saw three days of the wonderful fluffy stuff over the weekend (Friday 9/26-Sunday 9/28.) I started today by scraping a layer of snow and ice from my car. The Heavenly Gondola cars are covered in white. How could we think […]

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Fall Mountain Biking

Yes, it’s here, the magical season of autumn. Although it doesn’t officially start until next Tuesday, the 23rd, the wind is blowing the pine needles off the trees and that early evening chill is coming in. Summer sportspeople fear not: September and October are prime time for glassy water on the Lake, sunny skies and […]

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The Top 9 Fall Activities

The leaves are changing color. Pumpkin Spice Lattes are available. Dressing in layers for the crisp mornings, warm days and cool evenings is mandatory. That’s right, fall is in the air. Personally, fall is my favorite season. That’s mainly because it’s the precursor to my favoritest season – winter! In this shoulder season between summer […]

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Leaf Peeping in Tahoe

Beautiful foliage is not just for New Englanders—we have it in Tahoe too! The belle of the ball is “Populus tremuloides” known to us lay people as the Golden or Quaking Aspen. Take a walk in an Aspen grove this time of year and you will see why: Their light green leaves are becoming a […]

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Still Summer in Tahoe

Don’t let the September date fool you. Most of the time I’m not wearing shorts, I wish I was. Boats are still cruising around the lake. It’s a favorite time of the year for hikers and mountain bikers. Outdoor decks are still the best restaurant seats around. No need to start stressing that you haven’t […]

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