Summer Activities

On the Hill: Mountain Biking at Northstar

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day.   Today’s activity: Mountain biking at Northstar. About the ride: There’s riding at every corner of the lake, but there’s only one Northstar mountain bike…

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11 Great Lake Tahoe Rock Climbing Crags

From beginner traverses to expert overhangs the Lake Tahoe area is a climber’s dream. Whether you seek sport climbs, trad climbs or bouldering, check out local climber Mark Bartley’s list of crags and slabs just waiting to be scaled. Belay on!

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On the Hill: Morning Swim at Kiva Beach

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Morning swim at Kiva Beach. Conditions: Wakey wakey, it’s time for a brisk morning swim! Michelle takes an early morning dip, and shows…

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On the Hill: Underwater at Nevada Beach

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: An underwater view of kayaking at Nevada Beach. What are we doing today? Lake Tahoe’s pristine waters draw many kayakers and other water…

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On the Hill: Bike Ride to Nevada Beach

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day.   Today’s activity: Bike ride to Nevada Beach. About the ride: The paved bike path from Kahle Drive near Hwy 50 provides the perfect ride,…

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Tahoe Balloon Rides a Memorable Experience

There are so many adventures at Lake Tahoe that are incredible, but I think I have found one adventure that is beyond incredible. On a Saturday morning at 4 a.m., as I pulled myself out of bed, I probably would not have said this, but this is one adventure I will never forget.

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Lake Tahoe Summer Camps

Lake Tahoe is full of unique camps that are oriented around the activities that your children enjoy, like hockey, music, backcountry trails, family camps, 4H, pottery and more.

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Lake Tahoe Camping: Pitch a Tent & Stay Awhile

There’s no shortage of great camping sites in the Lake Tahoe Basin. In fact, choosing among all of them can be a daunting task. Here’s a primer on some of our favorites.

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On the Hill: Hike to Eagle Lake

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Hike to Eagle Lake. About the hike: Eagle Lake is a great Tahoe hike for beginner-intermediate hikers. It’s just 2 miles round trip…

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On the Hill: Hike to Cascade Falls

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Hike to Cascade Falls. About the hike: Head up to Bayview Trailhead right near Emerald Bay and you’ll find a sweet little hike…

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Rubicon Trail: A Legendary Off-Road Experience

If you’re new to off-roading, this isn’t the trail for you. This will test your patience, your knowledge and most off all—your vehicle.

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On the Hill: Hike the Rubicon Trail

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Hike the Rubicon Trail. About the hike: Today Michelle takes us on a fairly beginner hike along the Rubicon Trail from DL Bliss…

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On the Hill: Scramble up Cave Rock

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: On the Hill: Scramble up Cave Rock. Conditions: OK, technically it’s a hike, but with a short 5-minute easy hike to start and…

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On the Hill: Mountain Biking the Bench Trail

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Mountain bike the Bench Trail. About the ride: This section of the Tahoe Rim Trail that runs from Spooner to Kingsbury has, you guessed…

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Lady Gaga Comes to Tahoe

Due to high demand, Lady Gaga—one of the top global touring acts of our time having sold nearly 4 million concert tickets on her previous tours—will add six new dates to the North American tour for Lady Gaga’sartRAVE: the ARTPOP ball, including a stop at the scenic Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys on Saturday, Aug. 2. *…

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Climbing Tahoe’s Tallest Peaks

Lake Tahoe is not only one of the largest alpine lakes, but it’s also one of the highest. About 2 million to 3 million years ago a large block fault caused surrounding ranges to rise and the block beneath Lake Tahoe to sink.

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On the Hill: MTB Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Mountain biking Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride. About the ride: Possibly the best-known Lake Tahoe trail for intermediate to advanced riders, Mr. Toad’s lives up…

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Eagles Join Summer Concert Lineup

The Eagles have added two concerts in South Lake Tahoe to the “History of the Eagles” tour at Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys on Friday, Aug. 29 and Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 and will perform classics spanning their career as well as songs featured in History of the Eagles, the band’s acclaimed, top-selling documentary. Tickets…

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On the Hill: Hike to Angora Lakes

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: On the Hill: Hike to Angora Lakes. About the hike: Grab the family and take this quick hike up to Angora Lakes, where…

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Mountain Biking the Flume Trail

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Mountain biking the Flume Trail. About the ride: The Flume Trail is perhaps one of the most photographed trails, with iconic views of…

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