Tahoe Rim Trail: The Official Guide for Hikers, Mountain Bikers, and Equestrians (Paperback)
Experience the Unparalleled Beauty of Lake Tahoe and Its Trail
The Tahoe Rim Trail is a recreational paradise, taking hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians through three wilderness areas, as well as national forests and state park lands. It provides access to an incredible diversity of geology, flora, and fauna--and, of course, miles of unbeatable views of the area along the border of California and Nevada.
The most important part of your trip is planning it. Author Tim Hauserman first hiked the complete Tahoe Rim Trail in 1999 and has since circumnavigated it three times. Put his expertise to use. Get the most from your time on the trail, and safely traverse a landscape rich in history and alive with nature. Tahoe Rim Trail presents the entire 165-mile trail (and dozens of side trips), divided into 8 sections.
The new edition features:
- Updated maps and trail descriptions
- Information on difficulty, trail highlights, driving directions, and more
- Dozens of side trips and historical highlights
- Descriptions of the flora and fauna you will see
- Hundreds of tips for planning your excursion, whether it's a day hike or a backpacking adventure
- Specific guidance for mountain bikers, equestrians, and anglers
Get the definitive resource for Lake Tahoe's crown jewel; it's endorsed by the Tahoe Rim Trail Association.
About the Author
Tim Hauserman wrote Tahoe Rim Trail: The Official Guide for Hikers, Mountain Bikers, and Equestrians; as well as Monsters in the Woods: Backpacking with Children; Cross-Country Skiing in the Sierra Nevada; and the children's book Gertrude's Tahoe Adventures in Time. For most of the year, his focus is on writing articles on travel, recreation, and inspiring people for a variety of publications--and, of course, hiking, road and mountain biking, and kayaking. Once the snow flies, he teaches cross-country skiing and runs the Strider Glider after-school program at Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Area in his hometown of Tahoe City, California.