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Tahoe Country's Out n'About covers things to do and see around Tahoe and surrounding areas: hiking, biking, skiing, boating, fishing, sightseeing, and more

Backcountry writer and photographer, Erik Riegler, provides practical information to help you enjoy the great outdoors yearround

Castle Peak off Interstate 80 - backcountry skiing
Red Lake Peak off Carson Pass - backcountry skiing
Ralston Peak in Desolation Wilderness - backcountry skiing
Sugar Bowl - Squaw High Route - backcountry skiing
Desolation Wilderness - hiking, camping, and fishing

Barker Pass - gateway to the high country.
Lake Tahoe Summer Fun & Recreation Travel writer Bob Carter takes the reader on a clockwise tour of the lake, highlighting some of his favorite stops along the way.
West Shore Tour - (WINTER & SUMMER TOURS) the Tahoe of granite and centuries-old cedars, cobalt-blue bays, where how much recreation you can pursue on any given day is limited only by how much sleep you need!

North Lake Tahoe Historical Society - Gatekeeper's Cabin Museum, Marion Steinbach Indian Basket Museum, and Watson Cabin Museum in Tahoe City
Tallac Historic Site - a cluster of three private estates acquired by the Forest Service, comprising 74 acres with a quarter of a mile of lake frontage - home to summer festivals and activities galore.
Ehrman Mansion - located in Sugar Pine Point State Park at the southern most end of the west shore bike trail.
Genoa - Nevada's first permanent settlement. Just over the ridge from the Tahoe Basin and site of some fun festivals such as: Snowshoe Thompson Day and the Candy Dance.

Pacific Crest Trail - The trail spans 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada and is accessible from the western slope of the Tahoe Basin - perhaps the most beautiful of America's scenic trails.
Tahoe Rim Trail - 150 mile, 24 inch, single track trail open to hiking, equestrians and mountain biking. The trail encompasses the ridge tops of the Lake Tahoe Basin

Baldwin Beach - a favorite spot of Tahoe Country visitor, Debbie Mortensen
Eagle Rock - a great place to ponder life

Tahoe Country Calendar
Storms of '97 Batter the West Shore - check out the photos!
Late Winter/Early Spring Snow - always possible
Snowmelt - waiting for the snow to melt
Winter Predictions - how locals make their weather predictions

Snowboarding Homewood & Ellis Peak - West Shore snowboarder shares his favorite boarding spots
Ehrman Mansion - cross country skiing
Skiing the West Shore - traditional cross-country, backcountry, mountaineering, telemark, and downhill skiing opportunities abound!
1960 Olympics Cross-Country Trails - Plans to reconstruct part of the trails in and around Sugar Pine Point State Park.
Refuges for Cross-Country Skiers - these cabins can ease the transition between day and overnight trips.

Jerry Yesavage, CalTrout Streamkeeper for the Desolation Wilderness shares some of his favorite spots to fish and secrets on catching them!

Desolation Wilderness
Pyramid Lake
Truckee River

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