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Our camera trap finally caught a bear!

We place camera traps (motion-activated cameras) in nearby valleys, in spots where we have seen signs of wildlife.  Finally, we were able to catch a bear! There is some light snow on the ground — around Truckee it can snow … Continue reading

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Lola Montez Moaning

The legend says that in cold winter days, the ghost of Lola Montez can be heard moaning at her namesake lake in the Sierra.  We went to check yesterday, and we clearly heard repeated moans coming from the frozen lake. … Continue reading

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Added many new hikes and mountain-bike rides

We added many new hike and mountain-bike ride descriptions.   For each ride or hike, we give a map, and length and elevation data; we plan to add more complete hike and ride descriptions in due time.  Most of the … Continue reading

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