SNOWSHOERS embark on a trail in the Tahoe Basin. Photo by TRTA


Tahoe Rim Trail news

By From page A10 | December 27, 2013

This January through March, come discover the beauty of the Tahoe Basin with free, guided snowshoe hikes and snow camping courses from the Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA). Winter programs will be offered Jan. 11-Mar. 30, 2014.

There will be hikes offered for every level of hiker from beginner to advanced. The trails range between one and eight miles. There are a minimum of two guides per hike and maximum of three depending on the length. The TRTA is also offering educational family outings including a Winter Wildlife Survival program and Snow Detectives — Winter Animal Tracking.

To sign up for snowshoe hikes or snow camping courses please visit the online registration page at

If there are any cancelations or changes due to dangerous weather and poor road conditions, they will be published on the TRTA registration page by 5 p.m. the day before the event.

For more information about the Tahoe Rim Trail Association, call 775-298-0012 or visit

The Tahoe Rim Trail Association, founded in 1981, is a non-profit organization, which works to maintain and enhance the Tahoe Rim Trail system, practice and inspire stewardship and promote access to the beauty of the Lake Tahoe Region. The Association works in partnership with the USDA Forest Service and Nevada State Parks.

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