As summer fades into September back-to-school, fall drops its first hints of arrival. The morning air is cool and crisp - and it turns out you do need to wear a fleece or beanie on your morning walk. Welcome to ‘local's summer.' There's still so much to see and do around Tahoe - this time without the crowds, with the leaves changing color, and still some warm weather!
If you haven't heard the good news, Squaw Valley has launched the Tahoe Via Ferrata! This fixed climbing route on the Tram Face in Squaw Valley is your first chance to climb the iconic Tram Face guided by expert climbers at Alpenglow Expeditions. Via Ferrata routes have been popular in Europe and Canada for many years for innumerable reasons. The safe and fun experience brings technical rock climbing into the realm of every person who is seeking an enjoyable and exciting adventure - without needing any prior experience. Tahoe Via Ferrata is owned and operated by Alpenglow Expeditions who provide gear, guides and a truly good time. The great thing about Squaw Valley Lodge's location is the convenience - stay the night at SVL and walk over to meet your Alpenglow Expeditions Guide. Book the Squaw Valley Lodge Via Ferrata Package and save..Start your fun adventure!
There's so much good hiking to do around Tahoe, but the Tahoe Rim Trail is about as iconic as hiking comes, especially when it comes to the view! Don't miss out on popular easy to moderate day hikes along the Tahoe Rim Trail, where you can enjoy full open views of Lake Tahoe, Castle Peak, Sierra Buttes, Mt. Tallac, and more! The Tahoe Rim Association provides all the details and resources online to select hikes that suit your needs, whether you're in search of waterfalls, wildflowers, or vistas and peaks.
It wouldn't quite feel like fall without the 34th Annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival in Truckee, September 20 to 22, 2019! This three to four day festival brings together the region's top chefs, wineries, breweries and artisans for jam packed weekend of seminars, tastings, and workshops - some even family friendly! The weekend culminates with a Grand Tasting on Sunday to crown the festival winner. Enjoy iconic events like the Charbay Release Party and Bartender Competition, Wine + Brew Walk, Progresssive Picnic Up Northstar Mountain, and more! Click here for tickets.