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President Biden Announces New National Monument Near Nevada-California Border

Avi Kwa Ame National Monument will protect sacred Native American sites, wildlife.

(Nov. 30, 2022) → Read the full Santa Cruz Sentinel report
Tahoe Backcountry Alliance Encourages Stewardship, Accessibility

The Tahoe Backcountry Alliance aims to make backcountry sports more accessible for those who are just getting started, while making sure those who participate are responsible stewards.

(Nov. 26, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report

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Tahoe ski resorts open for holiday weekend

Many Tahoe area downhill and cross-country resorts are opening early thanks to a storm system earlier this week that blanketed the Tahoe Sierra in fresh powder, with nine regional ski areas pushing their opening dates up to this holiday weekend. …

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Tahoe’s Indoor Adventures

It’s the shoulder season in the Tahoe Sierra, which undoubtedly brings bouts of inclement weather. It can be 30 degrees F and snowing one day and 70 degrees F and sunny the next. So even though Tahoe appeals to outdoor …

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Truckee, SLT bike trails completed

The Federal Highway Administration recently completed a new Class III bike route along a portion of Donner Pass Road in Truckee that winds up old Highway 40, according to the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition. The road was widened to allow …

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Nevada launches Trail Finder

Nevada outdoor recreation partners have launched Nevada Trail Finder, a free, web-based mapping resource designed to help Nevadans and visitors discover thousands of miles of trails across Nevada’s public lands and waterways. The user-friendly, digital mapping platform provides detailed pages …

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Upper Tyrolian completed

Tahoe Fund and Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA) recently celebrated the completion new singletrack on the Upper Tyrolian Trail on Oct. 18. The new trail offers panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and jumps and berms to help riders practice …

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Electric mountain bike access: Tahoe National Forest leading the way

Electric mountain bikes are opening the door to increased access to public lands, a key takeaway from the E-Mountain Bike Summit held in Olympic Valley in mid-September. As the use of e-bikes continues to grow in popularity, the positive attributes …

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‘Going it Alone’: Hauserman pens book on solo backpacking

Long days, miles of trails ahead, the sound of your shoes pounding the dirt and nothing but you and the thoughts in your head. These are some of the images author Tim Hauserman evokes in his recently published book, “Going …

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Wine on the Water: Tahoe Tastings wine cruise

Living 13 miles north of Lake Tahoe, I sometimes forget I’m close to one of the world’s most beautiful bodies of water. Now, as I sip bubbly in the cozy cabin of “The Golden Rose,” Capt. Steve Henderson guides us …

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Johnson Canyon name is official

Negro Canyon has officially been renamed Johnson Canyon. While Truckee Donner Land Trust has labeled the property as Johnson Canyon since acquiring it in 2006, the name change is now official. Johnson Canyon is the home of the headwaters of …

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Bevy of new bike trails debut

Several new multi-use trails have opened or are nearing completion in the region, according to the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition. South Shore Lake Tahoe Boulevard | Construction of the Lake Tahoe Boulevard Class I Bicycle Trail from the Y to …

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