Sports and Outdoors

Tapping into the passion that Tahoe/Truckee has for sports of all seasons — be it on the mountain, in the gym, or on the kids’ fields — as well as a variety of health and wellness topics.

Rafting the Day Away

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Looking for rapids, a family-fun day, and/or a lazy river? Check out our North Tahoe river rafting guide to ensure a fun (and safe) day in the water.

Trail Connecting Lake Tahoe to Reno Nears ‘Huge Milestone’

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There and Back Again: A Cyclist’s Tale. The Tahoe-Pyramid Trail nears completion of its California section, a feat years in the making.

If You Build Them, Others Will Come

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What goes on behind-the-scenes of the Tahoe trails you hike? Local organizations and people like you are building them. Join ‘em!

Take It to the Sky: Tahoe’s Ropes Courses

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Ahhh, climbing: the stay-fit-in-summer “oh my god my legs are soooo lean” sport. Yeah, well, what if you have kids and don’t want them to chance breaking their heads open, or you just don’t...

Blowing the Lid Off Sports Drinks

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Supermarket shelves are loaded with sports and energy drinks claiming to boost performance and hydration. But do you really need a specialty drink every time you exercise?

Let the Sun Shine In

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If you practice strict sun safety protocol, you may be depriving yourself of vitamin D, a nutrient that’s critical for much more than just bone health. Learn why a few minutes of direct sun (emphasis on few) might lower your risk of high blood pressure, certain cancers, and much more.

Pedal Power

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Thanks to the hard work of public agencies, nonprofits, individuals, and advocates like the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition, the ability to ditch your car and grab a bike has become easier in the Tahoe/Truckee area.

Little Shredders

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Stop at the Truckee Bike Park on any given day and it’s not out of the ordinary to find children as young as 2 or 3 perched on a balance bike, doing their best Fred Flintstone and using their little feet to push their way around the track. Here and elsewhere local organizations have ramped up efforts to bring biking into the lives of young ones. Social media: Little Shredders: Local organizations introduce biking into the lives of young ones.

Growing Pains

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Mountain bikers dream of circumnavigating our Great Blue Lake on a pair of heavily-treaded wheels. Some local groups agree and are helping achieve that dream; other community stakeholders work to keep rubber off dirt and rocks in some Tahoe-adjacent areas.

Uplifting

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Ryan Wood’s stories are filled with hot air. Literally. The Truckee resident has many tales to tell, most of them beginning with flying in a hot air balloon.