Photo: Northstar California Resort
Are you a non-alpine skier or rider eager to explore Truckee’s unreal backyard with a fun winter activity? Or, perhaps you’re looking to switch things up after a morning on the slopes. Check out our list of favorites below to create a fun winter experience with your friends and family!
Fat bikes are an easy and fun way to explore the Truckee area all-year round.
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January is National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. In the spirit of spreading the love of sliding, upright, on snow to new skiers and boarders, many Lake Tahoe resorts are offering great deals on lessons, ticket, and equipment packages during the month of January.
Boreal Mountain Resort
JANUARY’S $59 FIRST-TIMER PACKAGE
Slide on two planks or learn to stand sideways on a snowboard.
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Truckee in autumn is a special time of year – with stunning fall foliage, crisp mountain air and an atmosphere as relaxed as your sweater, it’s a perfect place to unwind. Right now fall colors are at their peak. Golden Aspen and Cottonwood trees are set against dark pines with beautiful low-lying red brush accents. Whether you drive, walk, bike, hike or paddle – you don’t want to miss nature’s show of color in the Sierra.
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Do you and the family ride mountain bikes or want to introduce your children to mountain biking? If so, Truckee is one of the best places to learn and ride at the Truckee Bike Park! Voted one of the best places to ride in California by Best Things CA, the Truckee Bike Park has been giving families, kids, and adults a fun,
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With the latest four-mile stretch completed this summer, Truckee Donner Land Trust’s work on the Donner Lake Rim Trail now offers runners, hikers, bikers and equestrians 14 miles of trail stretching from Donner Summit down into Truckee. The Donner Lake Rim Trail will be more than 20 miles when complete, circling Donner Lake. Currently the northern stretch, reaching from Castle Valley on Donner Summit to the West all the way to Northwoods Boulevard in the east,
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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.
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For those who want to experience the best of Truckee’s great outdoors, here are ten outdoor activities to check off your list this summer! From mountain biking, off-road guided ATV tours, skydiving, whitewater rafting, to flying fishing and golf! There’s something for everyone in Truckee.
1. Ride Northern California’s Largest Bike Park – Truckee
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Early Season is Prime Time to be On-Trail in the
North Tahoe Backcountry with Off Road Tahoe
There’s nothing quite like getting outside and exploring a new area. Now that the snow has almost completely melted, it’s finally time to hit the trail. With a sense of adventure and curiosity for the unknown, a day spent outdoors is always a rewarding experience. But for many locals and visitors to Truckee-Tahoe,
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Established by Ryan Fowler in 2014, Dirt Gypsy Adventures set out to blend adventure, active travel and trail exploration for all abilities with a variety of mountain bike tours across the Western US. Dirt Gypsy Adventures is North Lake Tahoe’s four-season outfitter and guide service for all things bike-related. Their Truckee-based operation offers single and multi-day guided tours, summer trailhead shuttle service throughout the Basin,
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Truckee’s alpine beauty, blue skies and shimmering water make it an ideal destination for outdoor adventure, but do you know that Truckee also offers diverse summer camps for kids? From robotics, jazz band, art, and rock climbing to wilderness survival — you and your family can find the perfect camp for summer fun. Don’t miss out! Registration has begun for many of these great programs.
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