Mountaineering

Climbing at Donner Summit

August 1, 2016
    OutsideMountaineering

Touch and Go, Hungover Hangover, Rat’s Tooth, Empty Sky, Rhythm Killer, Pinball Junkie, Inner Recess, Rambo Crack, Space Invaders, and Bourbon Street. These are the epic climbing routes at Donner Summit. To protect nesting peregrine falcons, the Access Fund and the Truckee Donner Land Trust closed several popular climbing routes on Black Wall and Road […]

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Thru Hike 165 miles with Tahoe Rim Trail Angels

July 1, 2016
    OutsideMountaineering

Don’t miss the angel-assisted annual Thru-Hike on the Tahoe Rim Trail and help raise money for maintenance of this iconic Lake Tahoe trail. It’s 14 days of pure bliss, or the closest you can get to it by hiking 165 miles along the crest of Lake Tahoe.  The TRTA Annual Thru Hike trip will take […]

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Birding Hot Spots

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Spring Birding Hot Spots in South Tahoe Area by Sue Stevenson, South Shore artist and avid birder […]

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Wildflowers at Winnemucca Lake & Round Top

June 22, 2016
    OutsideMountaineering

The annual march up to Round Top and Winnemucca Lakes to view the wildflowers is on! My mom dragged me up here Saturday, leashed.  So embarrassing, but it was easier for us to stop and smell the miles and miles of mountain heather.  I’m in love. […]

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Alpine Sierra Trailblazer features Hope Valley Rim Trail and Markleeville

June 4, 2016
    OutsideMountaineering

This 25th Anniversary (seventh) edition of Alpine Sierra Trailblazer includes the new Hope Valley Rim Trail, a 33-mile route that takes in all the streams, rivers and passes around the Sierra’s most pristine meadowlands. A historic tour of Markleeville joins five other new trailheads, dozens of fresh photographs, and a new color insert in this […]

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Native Species Festival Taylor Creek

June 3, 2016
    OutsideMountaineering

Learn about native plants, birds and animals at the Native Species Festival presented by the USFS in June at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center. Visit educational booths set up by public agencies and nonprofits to learn more about Lake Tahoe’s native plants and animals, including black bears, bats, beaver, and Tahoe yellow cress. […]

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Alan Masters of South Lake Tahoe will hike PCT to Raise Funds for Diabetes Research

April 9, 2016
    OutsideMountaineering

He’s on a mission. Alan Masters of South Lake Tahoe, shown here on top of Mt Tallac, is hiking the entire 2,650-mile journey on the Pacific Crest Trail. His goal is to raise $2.65 million for the Northern California Inland Chapter of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) by touching the lives of $100,000 people and […]

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The Push, A South Pole Adventure for Adaptive Athletes

March 28, 2016
    OutsideMountaineeringPeople

It’s a first for adaptive athletes who literally pushed the limits and themselves. Grant Korgan, lead by Tal Fletcher and Doug Stoup, made it to the South Pole on January 17, 2012 on the 100-year anniversary when Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova expedition reached the earth’s most remote spot. […]

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Iconic American Climber Lynn Hill at Squaw

March 12, 2016
    OutsideMountaineering

On Thursday, March 12, 2015 iconic climber Lynn Hill will be the featured presenter at the Alpenglow Sports Winter Film Series at Squaw Valley’s Olympic Village Lodge. Hill is acknowledged as one of the most accomplished rock climber in the world. Having learned to climb in southern California in 1975, Lynn was part of a […]

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World Famous Climber Emily Harrington at Squaw

February 7, 2016
    OutsideMountaineering

On Thursday, February 12th, 2015 North Face athlete and world-famous climber Emily Harrington will be the featured presenter at the Alpenglow Sports Winter Film Series at Squaw Valley’s Olympic Village Lodge. Harrington is a professional rock climber and adventurer who has been a prominent and leading figure in the climbing community since she was a […]

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