Summer Activities

On the Hill: Riding Heavenly’s Gondola

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: Riding Heavenly’s Gondola. About the ride: Not all Lake Tahoe adventures require sweat. A perfect example is the gondola…

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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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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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On the Hill: Taking a Boat Ride on Lake Tahoe

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: Taking a boat ride on Lake Tahoe. About the activity: Nothing like zipping across the crystal blue waters of Lake Tahoe in a boat….

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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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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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On the Hill: Hike to Taylor Creek

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 Taylor Creek. About the hike: Leaving from the Taylor Creek Visitor’s Center where the parking is free, the Rainbow Trail is gentle…

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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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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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On the Hill: Hike to Echo Peak

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 Echo Peak. About the hike: We’ve got a new contributor to the group, a new Michelle, and she and her pup Lucky take…

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On the Hill: Hike to Granite 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 Granite Lake. About the hike: Another adventure with Lou, Vada the Wonder Mutt and family as On the Hill heads up to Granite…

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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: Ride the Nifty 50 Trolley

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: Ride the Nifty 50 Trolley. About the ride: Today’s adventure is a trip along the shores of Lake Tahoe on…

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On the Hill: Bike Path from Pope Beach to Baldwin 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 path from Pope to Baldwin Beach. About the ride: Dylan Silver takes us on a 3.4-mile ride along the bike path that…

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On the Hill: Kayak Speedboat 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: Kayak Speedboat Beach. About the beach: Lou Friedman takes us on his inaugural outing to Speedboat Beach on the north shore of the…

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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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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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Car Camping Spots Around Lake Tahoe

To camp by a sandy beach, or deep underneath the pine trees or wedged on a hillside with the mountain mahogany, follow this link.

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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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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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