Saturday, November 26, 2022

Should we tell people not to come to Tahoe?

The influential travel magazine Fodor's recently asked travelers to not travel to some locations this year because of overtourism and the impact on the...

Kindness of strangers warms hearts outdoors

If you think Lee Vining to Tuolumne Meadows makes for a slow and windy drive, try it in winter on cross-country skis sometime. The...

With First Lease Sale in the Pacific, Offshore Wind Energy Gaining...

  In late October, the Department of the Interior announced that its Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will conduct an offshore wind energy lease...

Gold Rush

Autumn in the Mountains Series Want some quality time outdoors before winter arrives? Then now’s the time to go enjoy autumn in the Sierra Nevada,...

Discover adventure on these Lake Tahoe day hikes

Lake Tahoe offers far more than casinos and crowded (if beautiful) beaches. Pack some adventure into your Sierra Nevada vacation this year by hiking...

The Economics of a dark sky

Nestled in the extreme northeast corner of California is the tiny community of Cedarville. One of the few communities of Surprise Valley, which spans...

The Impact of wildfires goes far beyond acres burned

Last summer the Caldor, Tamarack, and Dixie fires burned over 1.2 million acres across northern California and western Nevada. The impact of those three...

Yosemite Women Take the Lead

Many people know that Royal Robbins and Warren Harding pioneered rock climbing on Yosemite’s big walls like Half Dome in the 1950s. Not enough...

Going It Alone – Ramblings and Reflections from the Trail

What Was I Thinking? (Page 3) After decades of day hiking by myself, I decided I no longer wanted to go home at night. I...

Will Houk’s Father’s Day Treat

The Father’s Day Festival is a bluegrass festival hosted by the California Bluegrass Association. It takes place in Grass Valley CA, at the Nevada...