Monthly Archives: July 2017

Backpacking maiden voyage: Loch Leven Lakes

After two or three years of thinking about it, followed by acquisition of a few key equipment items, I embarked on my maiden voyage backpacking.  Part of my plan was that the initial trip would be just one night with … Continue reading

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Lacey Valley Trail: southern section

This is the second of two posts (see here for the first post) about a hike on the recently-opened Lacey Valley Trail.  The area around the trail is owned and managed by the Truckee Donner Land Trust.   The trail, located … Continue reading

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Lacey Valley Trail: northern section

The Lacey Valley Trail has recently opened to the public.  It is located off Forest Road 07, about 8 miles west of the Little Truckee Summit on CA-89, in the Tahoe National Forest in Sierra County.  The trail and surrounding … Continue reading

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