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  • Fall is a great time for mountain bike riding, but because shorter days and variable weather can interrupt your plans, you need the right gear to be prepared.

  • Emily Harrington reconnects with boyfriend Adrian Ballinger over a month-long adventure in Peru climbing “smooth-as-glass” sheer cliff faces, and ascending snow cone peaks — you know, normal date stuff.

  • The incredible legacy of fastpitch players in North Tahoe, who experienced a golden era in the 1970s, is retold in time for the first fastpitch tournament in Tahoe City in 25 years.

  • The Lake Tahoe Water Trail should be as much a resource for lake recreation as the Sierra Avalanche Center is for backcountry skiers.

  • Summer is gear season in Tahoe. If you haven’t updated your collection yet, check out these summer must-haves from Alpenglow Sports.

  • Insider knowledge and guidelines for choosing your new mountain bike

  • Don’t sit on the sidelines this summer., or waste time trolling the Internet. Instead, volunteer at these local organizations that are doing great things around the lake. 

  • Moonshine Ink spoke to adventurer Erik Weihenmayer, a barrier breaker who became the only blind person to summit Mt. Everest, in the run-up to the four-day No Barriers Summit.

  • Blood, sweat, tears, two-a-days, epic wins, mercy rules, early morning bus trips, and late night study sessions; high school sports are alive and well in Truckee.

  • Professional climber Emily Harrington takes a unique perspective on social media use in the outdoors in her new Moonshine Ink column, Balancing Act.

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June 14, 2018