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TahoePix- Aloha

One of my favorite lakes:  Aloha Lake in Desolation Wilderness.  To me, visually stunning in a way that no photo can capture.  Hundreds of granite islands and peninsulas and clear, cold water make for epic exploration.

TahoePix- Tents and tired paws

A twofer this week.  There’s something about tent pics that represents a bit of home in the outdoors. Home is where you pitch it. Daisy Trail dog- sacked out on the “trail couch” in the camp living room/kitchen.

Dirt- Western States-Mt. Watson-TRT

Try this on for extra sucky-  26.5 miles, about 3800′ of climbing, long climbs, views galore, and rippable wide open foresty to rocky descents.  This ride has it all and is a Tahoe Sux classic adventure. This is one of our favorite rides out of Tahoe City. The 64 Acres parking area in Tahoe City… Read More ›

Dirt- Santa always delivers in Xmas Valley

Christmas Valley is one of our yearly must do Fall rides.  What this ride lacks in mileage (15-17 miles), it makes up for in sweeping views, fun foresty singletrack, oh yeah, and around 1900′ (5 miles) of descending.  There is a side option to go to Dardanelles Lake, that adds about 2 miles (worth it,… Read More ›

Why we hate Tahoe

So why “Tahoe Sux?”  Isn’t that a bit negative for a blog? Here’s a snapshot of a conversation we’ve been having for 6 years now. “Well this sucks, I’m missing General Hospital!” Me- “How’s the weather?” H- “Oh it sucks today.  Glassy lake, blue skies, 70s” Me- “Wow that does suck?” or H- “What did… Read More ›

Welcome to Tahoe Sux- Dedicated to Outdoor Adventures in Tahoe

“Adventures on Water, Snow, Peaks and Trails” That Pretty much sums up the Tahoe Sux blog. It’s an idea that has been simmering for some time.  We’ve been in Tahoe for 6 years now, and trying to live the outdoor mountain lifestyle to the fullest.  Our lives can pretty much be summed up as follows: … Read More ›

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