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Challenge, camaraderie define 100-mile race

Challenge, camaraderie define 100-mile race

Challenge, camaraderie define 100-mile race

One hundred miles of murderous terrain stretches out the field of Western States Endurance Run, but the legendary race still sees an occasional photo finish. Those in Placer High School…

The Marmot

The Marmot

The Marmot

The marmot lies on gray rock, a mass of skin and soft fur; he rests, soaks up sun. He wears a blanket of his own silvery-brown comfort, glinting in…

Sierra Summits: “a guidebook with heart”

Sierra Summits: “a guidebook with heart”

Sierra Summits: “a guidebook with heart”

Sierra Summits, Matt Johanson’s latest adventure guidebook, is his third and best effort.   Sub-titled A Guide to 50 Peak Experiences in California’s Range of Light, the…

Bear cubs find caring home

Bear cubs find caring home

Bear cubs find caring home

Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care (LTWC) received two new bear cubs which were both about four to six weeks old on March 12. They came from the Yreka, California area and…

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Discover delights besides the John Muir Trail

Hikers turn their minds to backpacking season in summer, and thousands of them covet a journey along the magnificent John Muir Trail, the 210-mile trek from Yosemite to Mount Whitney. Yet this route has become so popular that rangers…

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The Marmot

The Marmot

The marmot lies on gray rock, a mass of skin and soft fur; he rests, soaks up sun. He wears…

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Challenge, camaraderie define 100-mile race

Challenge, camaraderie define 100-mile race

One hundred miles of murderous terrain stretches out the field of Western States Endurance Run, but the legendary race still…