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Found 2 entries for March, 2017.

Lake Tahoe is enjoying the largest snowpack in 22 years.

Experts say that the snow will last until mid-summer and several of the local ski resorts are extending their season into June – some even to the Fourth of July. This translates to excellent spring conditions and dual days, the term used to describe weather perfect for multiple activities.

Ski in the morning and go kayaking or hiking in the afternoon. While you’re at it, don’t forget to stop at the area’s best and newest restaurants and bars.

North Lake

Mount Rose Ski Tahoe has the most snow in North America with 700 inches of snowfall, according to the National Weather Service. That equates to the height of the Yerba Buena Tunnel on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Their

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Spring is just around the corner and that means hiking is back.

Reno-Tahoe is home to many different landscapes, from high desert flatland to alpine elevations. The warmer weather this spring season is a perfect time to explore the many hiking options that abound in the area.

Image courtesy of RGJ

Hunter Creek Trail

Hunter Creek’s main trail is 5.2 miles long and has an elevation gain of 1,784 feet starting in the high desert just overlooking the heart of Reno and leading you high up into the trees. End this moderate hike at a pristine waterfall and let the icy droplets cool you down after the sunny trek. The trail does allow dogs and horses. If you don’t feel like following the main trail right up the mountain, cut off to the north and

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