Monthly Archives: January 2011

How to obtain great maps of your hikes

I want to tell you how to obtain great maps of your hikes, such as this one of the hike from Squaw Valley to High Camp. First, you need to record a GPX track file describing the hike.  Most GPS can … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking, Mapping

Started a section on hike descriptions

Lake Tahoe is a wonderful area for hiking.  We have started a section on this blog on hike descriptions; we plan to grow this section as we will do more hikes, and as I will have time to sort through … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking

Controlling the heating automatically

Our Tahoe Donner house is a vacation house, occupied only part of the time, like many houses in Tahoe Donner.  After buying it, one of the first things we wanted to do was to ensure that owning a vacation home … Continue reading

Posted in Home automation