→ June 1, 2010
Farmers markets are awesome. There is always free samples, and the quality is always much higher compared to that of grocery stores. Right off South Lake Tahoe Blvd. every Tuesday till October 5th, the American Legion Hall parking lot host a farmers market. Javier, who owns Toscano and Son Farms, travels all over northern California [...]
→ November 15, 2009
In South Lake Tahoe, the land of black diamond mountain biking, zigzag turns, steeps, kickers, log stunts, and technical rock staircases are the norm. True beginner trails are hard to come by. Yet, not every mountain biker is at an intermediate, advanced, or expert level. For this reason, I have sought out four tempered cruisers that will appease novice riders, or even veteran riders who want to take it easy and soak in some stunning scenery.
→ November 13, 2009
Length: 4.9 mile loop
Highlights: Break for lunch at Fallen Leaf Lake’s shoreline
Time: 1 hour
Season: Spring – Fall
Tread: 70 % singletrack, 21% paved road, 9% paved bike path
From South Lake Tahoe’s “Y” intersection, take Highway 89 towards Emerald Bay. Drive three miles north, through Camp Richardson Resort, and shortly after, turn [...]
→ November 9, 2009
If driving or biking up Ski Run Blvd, take a right onto Saddle Road and pick up the trailhead where Saddle Road dead-ends. Coming at it from the reverse direction, follow Oneidas Road, off Pioneer Trail near Meyers, to Fountain Place Road (FS 1201) and park at the last dirt pull-out before the road begins to ascend (bottom of Corral Trail). The trailhead at this end takes the form of a double-track dirt road called Powerline Road.