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September 18, 2014 09:03 ET

Explore Lake Tahoe With Tahoe Rim Trail Association's Events

Lake Tahoe Is a Beautiful and Unique Place and Is Home to the Tahoe Rim Trail: "a trail like no other."; There Is No Better Place to Explore Tahoe Than the Tahoe Rim Trail

LAKE TAHOE, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2014) - The Tahoe Rim Trail is 165 miles long, and is open to hikers, bikers, and equestrians. The trail travels along the mountain ridges, crossing through six different counties. Today, TahoesBest.com (www.tahoesbest.com), released an article exploring the Tahoe Rim Trail Association and the events the Association has planned as a way to experience the natural beauty surrounding Lake Tahoe.

Guided Hikes

The Tahoe Rim Trail Association offers public hikes with experienced guides throughout the year that highlight the many sides of Tahoe. In the spring, hikes that showcase wildflowers that grow along stream banks and flank the hillsides. In the summer, come explore and trek along ridgelines and mountain tops. In the fall, there are hikes to learn about migratory bird patterns, or stroll through the brilliant autumn colors of quaking aspens. In the winter, you are encouraged to bundle up and come snowshoe in the silent meadows and leave your tracks behind you. Whatever the season, and whatever your experience, there is something for everyone. So grab your family and friends and come explore the Tahoe Rim Trail!

Volunteer Trail Building
*Please be sure to register for these events by following the links

September 18th - Relay to Rose Knob

There will be some great views to see while helping complete trail maintenance on the highest portion of the Tahoe Rim Trail system at Relay Peak. This project requires a 2+ mile hike at high elevations both to the site and back. Due to this physical demand, volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. As with previous workday activities, anyone helping out must be wearing long sleeves and pants. Bring a lunch and enough water to keep hydrated. Participants will meet at the Tahoe Meadows Trailhead and carpool to Relay Ridge, planning to start promptly at 9am and heading home by 4pm.

Please check out the following Trail Building Workdays as well and get involved today!

Sept. 23rd: Echo Lakes
Sept. 23rd: Galena Waterfall Tread Repair
Sept. 25th: Echo Lakes
Sept. 25th: Galena Waterfall Tread Repair
Sept. 30th: Relay to Rose Knob
Oct. 2nd: Big Meadow Maintenance
Oct. 2nd: Relay to Rose Knob
Oct 7th: Relay to Rose Knob
Oct. 9th: Relay to Rose Knob

October 11th - End of Season Workday Celebration

As summer comes to a close, and Lake Tahoe starts to prepare for what hopefully is a snowy winter, Tahoe Rim Trail waves summer goodbye with the End of Season Workday Celebration at Tahoe Meadows. The event will include a variety of maintenance projects. Volunteers will be provided lunch and the workday will last from 9 am to 4 pm. This event is free and open to all ages -- plus volunteers are encouraged to bring friends and family to come pitch in!

These are only a few of the TRTA's opportunities. Workdays are most Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, so please check out the Calendar of Events for more opportunities to get involved!

Annual Meeting

October 8th - Tahoe Rim Trail Association Annual Meeting

This year's Annual Meeting will take place at the Lakeview Lodge, which is at the Top of the Tram at Heavenly Ski Resort's California Lodge. Come escape the Basin floor and rise above Lake Tahoe and celebrate with the Tahoe Rim Trail Association. The event will begin at 5:30pm and last until 8pm with the admission price of $30 for an individual or $55 for a couple. At the festivities, hors d'oeuvres will be served as guests take in the breathtaking sunset and the special vistas. The event will host a silent auction. Use this opportunity to connect with fellow trail users, volunteers, and guides and commemorate the Tahoe Rim Trail: "a trail like no other."

Trail Challenge

2014 Tahoe Rim Trail Challenge

This year the Tahoe Rim Trail Association members invite every hiker, every person that travels on the Tahoe Rim Trail to accept this challenge. Six prime destinations have been chosen for contestants to hike, bike, or ride to before the year is over. Each destination has been selected for its unique vistas and inspiring views. Entering the challenge costs $55 for each individual and $85 for families who wish to enter together. Any current member of the Tahoe Rim Trail Association gets the added bonus of trying to complete the challenge for $20. This perk is extended to families of Tahoe Rim Trail Association members as well.

For more information about the trail challenge, and to register, visit the Trail Challenge registration page.

There are so many activities and fun things to do on the Tahoe Rim Trail all year. From special guided hikes and work days, to tackling the Challenge throughout the year, Tahoe Rim Trail Association brings the great outdoors to you.

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