Tahoe Trees: Sugar Pine and Western White Pine

December 22, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Two of my favorite Sierra trees are the Sugar Pine and Western White Pine. Members of the same family, both are proud and tall with long narrow cones and needles in groups of five. The Sugar Pine, is found almost exclusively below 6500 feet, while the Western White Pine, […]

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Tahoe Trees: Sugar Pine and Western White Pine

December 22, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Two of my favorite Sierra trees are the Sugar Pine and Western White Pine. Members of the same family, both are proud and tall with long narrow cones and needles in groups of five. The Sugar Pine, is found almost exclusively below 6500 feet, while the Western White Pine, […]

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Tahoe Thanksgiving: So much to be thankful for.

November 21, 2014 | Tim Hauserman It’s easy to focus on the problems in our community, in our nation, in our world. But one of the great things about Thanksgiving, is that it forces us to focus on gratitude. The first step, of course, is to look at our families and our friends, who bring […]

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Tahoe Thanksgiving: So much to be thankful for.

November 21, 2014 | Tim Hauserman It’s easy to focus on the problems in our community, in our nation, in our world. But one of the great things about Thanksgiving, is that it forces us to focus on gratitude. The first step, of course, is to look at our families and our friends, who bring […]

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The Scarecrows on Parade

October 30, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Take an October stroll through downtown Tahoe City and amongst the shops, restaurants and bright red leaves of the maple trees you will find an interesting cast of characters. These folks are the town’s scarecrows, the product of the imagination and ingenuity of hard working school kids, business owners […]

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Fall Colors!

October 14 | Tim Hauserman While folks at Tahoe wait anxiously for the temps to drop and the snow to fall, there is still time to get out there and enjoy the turning of the aspen leaves. But don’t dilly dally, because the peak of color is happening right about….NOW. Where to go: Ward Creek: […]

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TRT Thru-hikers

October 1, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Recently, I met with a group of 15 long distance hikers as they set up camp outside Tahoe City. They were on day nine of their fifteen day thru-hike of the 165 mile long Tahoe Rim Trail. Each year, the Tahoe Rim Trail Association leads a pair of two […]

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Glorious Rain = Glorious Bike Riding

September 29, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Rain, Rain…glorious, wonderful, earth quenching, smoke clearing rain! It came out of the sky, wet the ground and the trees, and lit up our spirits with joy! The days of smoke dissipated, and instead of photos from the King Fire burn site of jets dropping fire retardant on flames, […]

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There’s no place like home!

September 12, 2014 | Tim Hauserman In my last posting, I talked about how the month of September is an awesome time to be in Tahoe. Then I headed off to Iceland where I was enchanted by jaw dropping waterfalls around every turn. We hiked above glaciers carving out deep valleys. Watched gentle waves break […]

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September!

September 9, 2014 |  Tim Hauserman As August trickles to a close, many folks haul their sad children off the beaches and out of their Tahoe cabins and back home to Moraga, Santa Rosa and Greenbrae. Life around Tahoe begins to slow down, with the primary focus of Tahoe switching to splitting wood and digging […]

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