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Favorite five Tahoe backpacking trips

Favorite five Tahoe backpacking trips

Favorite five Tahoe backpacking trips

Here is a subjective list of the best introductory overnight backpacking trips in Tahoe but, be forewarned, all of these involve significant elevation gain even if the mileage is relatively…

Roust the rebels from our mountains

Roust the rebels from our mountains

Roust the rebels from our mountains

“May God have mercy on Bobby Lee, for I will have none,” decreed Union General Joe Hooker during the Civil War. His druthers are my druthers. Confederates have invaded the…

RIP Scott Cosgrove: great climber, great friend

RIP Scott Cosgrove: great climber, great friend

RIP Scott Cosgrove: great climber, great friend

Scott Cosgrove, a 52-year-old climber of extraordinary accomplishments in Yosemite and elsewhere, died this week near his home in Santa Monica. His cause of death is unknown, though…

He walked so his friend could too

He walked so his friend could too

He walked so his friend could too

Arthur Renowitzky faced an intense hardship with inspiring strength. He had a seemingly unattainable goal. Eugene Yoon wanted to help, but what could he do? Yoon decided to walk 2…

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Favorite five Tahoe backpacking trips

Here is a subjective list of the best introductory overnight backpacking trips in Tahoe but, be forewarned, all of these involve significant elevation gain even if the mileage is relatively low. If you’re a flat-lander the altitude may…

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New book reveals “The Art of Ascent”

New book reveals “The Art of Ascent”

Have you ever wanted to do something unique, different, captivating, and fun? Do you have a passion about something and…