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TahoePix- What a difference a year makes!

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May 11, 2012

Remember 2011? We were still skiing at this time, the Tour of California bicycle race stage was cancelled because of a mid-May storm, and people in Tahoe were generally grumpy about yet another snow storm.  The photo below was taken on our street, May 14, 2011. Snowpack last year in the Tahoe Basin was up… Read More ›

TahoePix- A boy and his Snow Dog

Who is this guy Jake anyway?  Boy and cute dog on the shoulder of Jakes, Feb, 2012.

TahoePix- Daisy Snow dog (cute warning)

Daisy Snow Dog, enjoying some attention while backcountry skiing in Tahoe.  Doing her best to look extra cute.

Tahoe Visual Snow Report- Feb 22, 1012

What a difference a year makes.  From last year’s near record snowfall to this years near record NO snowfall.  Here’s my unbiased, unscientific visual snow report with pics. We haven’t been spending much time in Tahoe this winter.  The weather has been beautiful on the coast, and surf has been consistent.  This week we spent… Read More ›

TahoePix- Snow Dog

Daisy Snow Dog- ripping it near Barker Pass.  She gets more face shots than any two-legger.

TahoePix- The simple joy of fresh tracks

Daisy Snow Dog- prancing with the simple joy of fresh tracks.

TahoePix- Freshies for everyone

TahoePix- Beach day or snow day?

Happy Holidays everyone.  There’s something about sand and snow together that I love.  (Pic taken from Sugar Pine State Park).

OcSNOWber Surprise!

Daisy Snow Dog and I made our second attempt on Ellis Ridge trail.    This time armed with snowshoes and Daisy’s snow coat (that helps keep snowballs from packing up in her fur).  We lucked out and showed up just as the weather was clearing. Fresh tracks once again.  Despite a bunch of 4WD trucks driving… Read More ›

SNOW- First snow of the Fall

I remember the last snow sometime in June, 2011.  It’s now October 5, and the snow is back. I’m happy to be here to experience it, and the dramatic weather that Tahoe serves up.  Still, I’d like a few more weeks of mountain biking, paddling, and trail time.  Daisy the Snow Dog and I make… Read More ›

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