You’re planning a vacation in the mountains but there’s one detail you haven’t quite figured out – should you stay in a mountain home or a hotel? The two offer very different travel experiences. One comes with fresh linens and the convenience of a continental breakfast in the morning. But while fluffy hotel pillows might sound irresistible, we all usually end up craving the comforts of home while on vacation.
Siobhan spent years traveling around the West as a National Park Ranger before setting down roots in Truckee. It was the skiing that brought her here – Truckee’s world class resorts and endless backcountry terrain were irresistible. Outdoor adventure is her bread and butter and most days you can find her skiing, trail running, or backpacking. She’s a freelance writer and landscape photographer. Follow along with her adventures on Instagram @siokenney.
We’re all itching to get outdoors after being cooped up inside on big storm days. Lucky for us, there are several winter trails in Truckee that are plowed and stay clear of snow. Here are three that are perfect for a run on a crisp winter day, a long walk with your furry friend, or enjoying fresh mountain air with the whole family (stroller friendly!) –
There’s a big idea in this small mountain town that’s bringing local businesses and restaurant goers together to cut down on waste destined for landfills. It’s a program launched by Keep Truckee Green that replaces single-use takeout containers with reusable to-go boxes at several restaurants in Truckee.
We all know that single-use products generate tons of waste. There are plastic bags, utensils, paper napkins,
I went climbing with NASTC and this is what happened…
I recently met up with Chris Fellows, the owner of NASTC, for a morning of climbing at Donner Summit to see what it’s like to go out with a professional rock climbing guide. As I drove up the scenic Old Hwy 40, I took in the gorgeous views of Donner Lake and rocky outcrops.