Glen Alpine Trail: From Lilly Lake and Modjeska Falls to the Old Resort and Grass Lake

Glen Alpine Trailhead is a popular launching point to many spectacular destinations within the Tahoe Basin and Desolation Wilderness. Some of the region’s most prominent mountain peaks like Mt. Tallac can be accessed from this trailhead along with many wonderful lakes… Read More

Glen Alpine Springs Resort: Tahoe’s earliest resort, filled with history and adventure

Lost to the elements, Glen Alpine Springs Resort sits as a remnant of times passed, when adventurers would flock to the mountains of the Sierras for a majestic mountain escape. Whether they were seeking the mineral springs or just looking to… Read More

14 Tips for hiking in Desolation Wilderness

However, since Desolation Wilderness is filled with lakes, mountain peaks, changing weather and wildlife, it can also be a dangerous place for those who are inexperienced. The following is a list to better prepare you for your next Desolation Wilderness adventure:… Read More

Eagle Falls Trail: over the waterfall and through the woods to a mountain lake

The trail itself is easy enough for parents to bring their children and make it a nice family outing. Yet, the scenery and the options of traveling further make this trail appealing to avid hikers and backpackers. Directions Take Highway 89… Read More