Category Archives: Tahoe

Hail on Freel Peak

Our original plan had been to hike Freel Peak on Saturday.  But owing to predicted record-setting temperatures and an unexpected hike in our flip flops earlier in the week (that’s another story), we decided to put it off until Sunday. … Continue reading

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Old roads/hiking trails in Lake Tahoe

Although Lake Tahoe was first seen by Lt. John C. Fremont in 1844, that span of nearly 170 years has seen the construction and abandonment of numerous roads and trails that can still be explored and hiked by interested adventurers. … Continue reading

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Snowshoe cocktail races

Unless you live in Alaska, Siberia, or on top of a mountain, the odds are that winter is over by now.  Unless you’re reading this next winter or in the southern hemisphere, in which case the odds are that it’s … Continue reading

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Bouldering around Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is not a bouldering mecca like Hueco Tanks or Bishop, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some fun places to climb.  Although I’ve never personally completed any routes harder than a V4 grade, and usually can only put … Continue reading

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Winnemucca Lake – Carson Pass, California

When watching your girlfriend’s father’s dog, it’s critical that you make sure it has a good time.  And since by the time you’re asked to watch his dog he’ll already have made up his mind about the relationship between you … Continue reading

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Driving around Lake Tahoe

After a lengthy hiatus, I have started writing and blogging again.  I thought I would have more time over the past couple of months, but as my girlfriend and I just moved up to Lake Tahoe, we’d been busy packing … Continue reading

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