Hike with Carmen Carr to Ellis Peak – September 2014

Carmen, your real estate consultant, shares her passion with the community by providing monthly, guided hikes and snowshoe trips of our beautiful backyard and its endless trail systems.

Meet at 9 a.m. at the Ellis Peak Trailhead on Saturday, September 20, 2014

Directions:
From Truckee take 89 south towards Tahoe City, turn right at the Tahoe City “Y” drive along the West Shore for about 4.5 miles to the turnoff marked “Kaspian & Blackwood Canyon”. We’ll meet here and car pool up to the actual trail head.  The hike is an Out-and-Back, approx. 5 miles total, elevation gain approx. 814 feet. The splendor of the northern Sierra is powerfully vivid when viewed from a perch atop the rocky ridge crested by the Ellis Peak Trail.

Hiking Pics from Peter Gub Hut – August 2014

A beautiful day & wonderful hiking group – so grateful this is our ‘backyard’.

Hike to Peter Grubb Hut with Carmen Carr – August 2014

 

Carmen, your real estate consultant for Truckee CA, shares her passion with the community by providing monthly, guided hikes and snowshoe trips of our beautiful backyard and its endless trail systems.

Meet at 9 a.m. at the Peter Grubb Hut Trail Head (known as the ‘Castle Peak Trail Head’) on Saturday, August 16, 2014.

Directions: From Truckee take the Boreal exit off I-80, turn right and go up the road until you reach the gate where you can park..

Hiking Pics – Loch Levon Lakes – July 2014

Hike Loch Leven Lakes Trail with Carmen Carr – July 2014

loch_leven_lakesCarmen, your real estate consultant for Truckee CA and Tahoe Donner Real Estate shares her passion with the community of Truckee by providing monthly, guided hikes and snowshoe trips of out beautiful backyard and its endless trail systems. Join us July 19, 2014 at 9am to hike Loch Levon Lakes.

Directions:
From Interstate 80, take the Big Bend exit (1-1/2 miles east of Cisco Grove and 6 miles west of the Soda Springs exit). From the exit ramp, follow old Highway 40 for 0.9 mile to the plowed parking area on the north side of the road. A Forest Service block building with a pit toilet is at the west end of the parking area. (Rainbow lodge is a quarter mile east of the trail head)

Each of the three lakes possess its own unique charm. The open terrain near the beginning of the trip & around the lakes periodically provides fine views of the surrounding countryside.

Distance: about 5 mi. round trip

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