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Lake Tahoe, A Fragile Beauty

Creator: Thomas Bachand, Charles R. Goldman | Photography - 2008-04-02

Magnificent full-color photographs capture the rich beauty and fragile ecology of the popular travel destination, capturing the constantly changing environment of the region, the struggle to preserve the ecosystem for the future, and ...

Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc

About this book
Thomas Bachand's stunning photographs of Lake Tahoe capture the sublime allure and fragility of this beloved leisure destination. Bachand's images document a gorgeous, and changing, environment; as hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to the region each year, environmental researchers work tirelessly to preserve the ecosystem for future generations. Bachand's work reveals the delicate balance between conservation and recreation, as images of both majestic landscapes and development are juxtaposed. Dr. Charles Goldman, Director of the Tahoe Research Group at UC Davis and a leader in the efforts to preserve Lake Tahoe, introduces this picturesque and thought-provoking volume.



127 pages

Lake Tahoe, A Maritime History

Creator: Peter Goin | History - 2012-01-30

Lake Tahoe's legendary scenic beauty is witnessed annually by millions of visitors.

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)

About this book
Lake Tahoe's legendary scenic beauty is witnessed annually by millions of visitors. While the lake's first sighting (in 1843) by a nonnative was made from a mountain peak, the lake's maritime history began a scant seven years later. Although most of the early steamers were designed for industrial use, the sight of a boat venturing out into the vast, deep blue expanse of Lake Tahoe attracted the attention of residents and visitors alike. After the inevitable decline of extractive industries, tourism became the main economic engine in Lake Tahoe. The steamer era and the evolution of wooden-boat racing are celebrated today by the romantic races of the two paddle wheelers and the annual Concours d'Elegance boat show.



128 pages

Lake Tahoe

Creator: Sara Larson, North Lake Tahoe Historical Society | Travel - 2008-07-16

Lake Tahoe has hosted a variety of visitors and residents through the years, from the early days of Washoe settlements, to rough logging camps, to today's extravagant resorts.

Publisher: Arcadia Pub

About this book
Lake Tahoe has hosted a variety of visitors and residents through the years, from the early days of Washoe settlements, to rough logging camps, to today's extravagant resorts. When early settlers arrived after John C. Fremont's 1844 expedition, they would come by train to Truckee and then by wagon or narrow-gauge rail to Tahoe City. Over time, majestic resorts began to dot the lakeshore, such as the Tahoe Tavern, which included a ski hill, golf course, stables, movie theater, and bowling alley. Summer residents often extended their stays, until many lived here year-round. The lake gained fame during the 1960 Winter Olympics, and fast growth followed in these sleepy mountain towns.


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Beautiful Lake Tahoe, where California and Nevada meet. Your official website for everything Tahoe, from the North Shore to the South Shore.

Lake Tahoe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States. At a surface elevation of 6,225 ft (1,897 m), it is located along the border between ...

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  • Avalon Travel Publishing

    Moon Tahoe (Moon Handbooks)

    Book (Avalon Travel Publishing)
    List Price: $17.99


  • Wilderness Press

    Top Trails: Lake Tahoe: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone

    Book (Wilderness Press)

    Rating (17 reviews):
    (4.4/5)
    Wilderness Press

    Rapidly find the right trail to do today

    0 5/5 Bird Mom (St. Louis, MO USA) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Top Trails: Lake Tahoe: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone (Paperback) My favorite feature in this book is the front table listing the name of each trail; where more details can be found about it within the book; its length; the part of the Tahoe region in which the trail is found; whether the trail loops or is a one way or out & back trail; how difficult it is; suitability for hikers, bikers, runners, horses, and dogs; terrain features (canyons, moutains, streams, wild flowers, lakes, waterfall, autumn colors, wildlife sightings); whether it's cool and shady, has good views or photo opps; camping and more. All communicated via icons in one table!!! We had never been to the area and found its descriptions of where to find the trails generally spot on as was advice over when to make sure to get there early. Also handy: elevation & mileage charts with landmarks within individual trail descriptions, a zoomed in map of each trail, and photos of trail features. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , August 12, 2010

    Buy, Steal, or Borrow This Book.

    This book is a must for anyone who wants to explore the Tahoe Basin. I met the author, Mike White, at REI. It was obvious to me that this book was a labor of love.Each hike starts with a detailed description of how to find the trailhead and where to park. The scale of difficulty for each is a bit coarse, being rated between 1 & 5. For example, the hike to Tallant Lakes is rated 4, the same as the hike to Velma Lakes. However, the latter is substantially more difficult that the former. The scale is sufficient to help choose the the right hike. The author states when a wilderness permit is required.The hikes are grouped by sub-regions. An index in the front of the book provides symbolic information in a table of hike characteristics. Many hikes feature a profile of elevation gain and loss.Each hike has a rudimentary map of the trail. However, these maps do not display topographical contour lines of elevation. I recommend that the hiker... 5/5 Michael Perine "Powder Obsessed" (North Lake Tahoe) - See all my reviews This review is from: Top Trails: Lake Tahoe: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone (Paperback) This book is a must for anyone who wants to explore the Tahoe Basin. I met the author, Mike White, at REI. It was obvious to me that this book was a labor of love.Each hike starts with a detailed description of how to find the trailhead and where to park. The scale of difficulty for each is a bit coarse, being rated between 1 & 5. For example, the hike to Tallant Lakes is rated 4, the same as the hike to Velma Lakes. However, the latter is substantially more difficult that the former. The scale is sufficient to help choose the the right hike. The author states when a wilderness permit is required.The hikes are grouped by sub-regions. An index in the front of the book provides symbolic information in a table of hike characteristics. Many hikes feature a profile of elevation gain and loss.Each hike has a rudimentary map of the trail. However, these maps do not display topographical contour lines of elevation. I recommend that the hiker... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , June 9, 2013

    Tahoe for Everyone

    Lake Tahoe is the premier vacation destination of the northern Sierra Nevada. Most people associate Tahoe with winter ski resorts but summer hiking is superb. In addition to numerous state park nature trails and wilderness hikes in the national forests that surround the Lake, the Tahoe region is also home to three of the top distance trails in the country. The Pacific Crest Trail passes through the Tahoe region and it shares some of its tread with the historic Tahoe Yosemite Trail. A third trail, which also partly overlaps the other two is the Tahoe Rim Trail, a project of the citizens of Lake Tahoe. Almost entirely built by volunteer labor, this trail circles the Lake for 165 miles. Sections of all these trails and more and well described in the new edition of this book by Mike White, a resident of Truckee and an outdoor teacher and author.This book divides the Tahoe region into the cardinal points of the compass and includes some stellar hikes in each. I have taken... 5/5 Fritz R. Ward "dayhiker" (Crestline, CA United States) - See all my reviews, August 8, 2009
    List Price: $17.95


  • Globe Pequot Press

    Best Easy Day Hikes Lake Tahoe (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

    Book (Globe Pequot Press)

    Rating (9 reviews):
    (4.6/5)
    Globe Pequot Press

    A Genuine Second Edition

    Even the otherwise loquacious John Muir was at something of a loss for words when he tried to describe Lake Tahoe. Beautiful, scenic, "blue," etc. But whatever the shortcomings of language to describe the scenery, the Tahoe region is the recreational center of the northern Sierra. For those seeking short hiking outings, Tracy Salcedo Chourre's contribution to the Best Easy Day Hike series has long been the guidebook of choice. Popular for over a decade, Ms. Salcedo-Chourre now offers readers a new and fully updated second edition. Unlike many second (and third) edition hiking guides which feature only cosmetic changes, this book offers several new hikes as well as updated maps and GPS coordinates.Probably the best feature of the second edition is that it extends the Tahoe region to cover Donnor Lake and offers two short nature trails in that region. Also new are the Martis Creek Wildlife Area and the Exercise Trail at Incline Village. At the core of the book,... 5/5 Fritz R. Ward "dayhiker" (Crestline, CA United States) - See all my reviews, July 27, 2010

    Great book for hikers!

    0 5/5 Sasha (United States) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Best Easy Day Hikes Lake Tahoe (Best Easy Day Hikes Series) (Paperback) Just used this on a trip to Tahoe, June 2013. Very useful book, we went on several of these hikes and it was very accurate and helpful. The only thing I would say is that for the Page Meadows hike the book says to start on the north side of the creek.... I would say to start on the north side of the ROAD, because there is another trail just on the north side of the creek that many people (including us) thought was the trail to Page Meadows. After a mile or so, we realized that it wasn't, back tracked, and then found the trail head across the street. The trail head is not marked, so it's easy to miss it.... 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , June 29, 2013

    Good info.

    0 3/5 Beverly D McAdams - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Best Easy Day Hikes Lake Tahoe (Best Easy Day Hikes Series) (Paperback) Good information and we'll organized. However, did not expect it to be a pocket sized book. Wished it included more hikes south of the lake. Still a good buy. In good condition and arrived promptly. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , June 28, 2014
    List Price: $9.95


  • Chronicle Books

    Lake Tahoe: A Fragile Beauty

    Book (Chronicle Books)
    List Price: $35.00


  • National Geographic Maps

    Lake Tahoe Basin [US Forest Service] (National Geographic Maps: Trails Illustrated)

    Book (National Geographic Maps)

    Rating (10 reviews):
    (4.8/5)
    National Geographic Maps

    More than I expected

    0 5/5 Mike B - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Lake Tahoe Basin [US Forest Service] (National Geographic Maps: Trails Illustrated) (Map) I'm getting ready to leave for Tahoe to climb Mt. Tallac and was in desperate need of a good map. When I first saw this I was unsure of how detailed Mt. Tallac would be when the map covered such a large area. Once I received the map I was very impressed with how much detail they were able to squeeze in without sacrificing quality. I'll be buying these from now on for all of my backpacking needs. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , July 10, 2013

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    0 5/5 David Seawell "mtzman" (Martinez, CA) - See all my reviews, August 17, 2014

    Good map

    0 5/5 Dwayne Williams "mellowmood23" (SoCal) - See all my reviews, June 29, 2014
    List Price: $11.95
    Year - 2006
    Approximately 4.25" x 9.25" folded; 26" x 38" fully opened
    Contour Interval - 50 feet
    Coverage Included: Includes Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit~ Eldorado~ Humboldt-Toiyabe and Tahoe national forests. Desolation~ Granite Chief and Mt. Rose Wilderness Areas. Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. Tahoe Rim Trail. Rubicon OHV Trail. Emerald Bay~ D.L. Bliss~ Ed Z'Berg Sugar Pine~ Burton Creek~ Donner Memorial~ Lake Tahoe Nevada~ and Washoe Lake state parks. Mt. Tallac~ Echo Summit~ Carson Pass~ Spooner Summit~ Mt. Rose Summit~ Brockway Summit. Towns: Truckee~ Tahoe City~ Homewood~ T
    Scale: 1:63,360 (1" = 1 mile)


  • Heyday

    Tahoe beneath the Surface: The Hidden Stories of America's Largest Mountain Lake

    Book (Heyday)
    List Price: $16.95


  • Globe Pequot Press

    Insiders' Guide® to Reno and Lake Tahoe (Insiders' Guide Series)

    Book (Globe Pequot Press)
    List Price: $18.95


  • Tom Harrison Maps

    Lake Tahoe & Tahoe Rim Trails (Tom Harrison Maps)

    Book (Tom Harrison Maps)
    List Price: $9.95


  • Fodor's

    Fodor's Northern California 2014: with Napa, Sonoma, Yosemite, San Francisco & Lake Tahoe (Full-color Travel Guide)

    Book (Fodor's)

    Rating (4 reviews):
    (3.5/5)
    Fodor's

    Wide-ranging both in range and activities

    0 4/5 Tamara - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Fodor's Northern California 2014: with Napa, Sonoma, Yosemite, San Francisco & Lake Tahoe (Full-color Travel Guide) (Paperback) Great resource for planning a visit for family spanning in age from 4 to 64 across over 100mi of the area. Activities, attractions and other miscellaneous stuff that we may not have thought of. This has been the most valuable of the multiple guides we've consulted in terms of containing the most relevant and useful information. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , May 3, 2014

    Great resource

    0 5/5 linda stringer - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Fodor's Northern California 2014: with Napa, Sonoma, Yosemite, San Francisco & Lake Tahoe (Full-color Travel Guide) (Paperback) I checked this book out from the library prior to a trip to SF and liked it so much I bought it. I needed to tag pages and write in it while planning. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , April 5, 2014

    Poor guide

    0 1/5 raya salter - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Fodor's Northern California 2014: with Napa, Sonoma, Yosemite, San Francisco & Lake Tahoe (Full-color Travel Guide) (Kindle Edition) This was an unimpressive guide. Eateries were tourist traps and, despite the regional focus, it didn't help much more than AAA maps. Poor investment. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , August 28, 2014
    List Price: $19.99


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