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  • Guided Multi-Day Backpack Trips Registration

    Want to experience the beauty of the Tahoe Rim Trail but don’t have weeks to dedicate to a Thru Hike? The Tahoe Rim Trail Association is now offering a “Taste of the TRT.” These 5-day, 4-night guided adventures provide an intermediate backpacking experience for just about anyone. Registration opens March 11th for Kingsbury Grade to Echo Summit July 19 -…

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  • Guided Segment Hike Registration

    Each summer the TRTA’s Segment Hike program guides two groups that circle the 165+ mile rim of the Tahoe Basin on one of the most unique multi-use trails in the world. The program offers regional hikers a supported method to complete the entire Tahoe Rim Trail one step at a time. Registration is now open for 11 Sundays June 28…

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  • Map and Compass 101: Winter Navigation

    Join the TRTA for map and compass basics. We will start the day in the classroom learning four preliminary sections: map basics, compass basics, orientating, and navigating. After the classroom, we will continue the training with hands-on, outdoor practice with your instructors in the snow. We will then wrap up with a review of what we learned with Q&A. All…

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  • How to Complete the TRT: A Guide Panel Discussion (Reno)

    This event is hosted by the Tahoe Rim Trail Association and will include a panel of TRTA guides who’ve traversed the entire Tahoe Rim Trail in different capacities and amounts of time. Each brings their unique experience to the table. They’ll be ready to answer your questions and provide helpful tips and resources for making your Thru or Segment Hike…

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  • Trails and Vistas Art Hike

    A 3- hour moderate hike with art performances and installations along the way. How does this transpire? You hike in small groups with an interesting guide. Whether it’s Mother Nature (she’s there) or another one of our beloved volunteers, he/she will guide your way into a parallel universe with surprises along every turn. Treat yourself to a few well-deserved hours…

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  • A Taste of the TRT: Guided Multi-Day Backpacking Trip

    The Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) is offering a brand new, 4-day, 3-night intermediate 41 mile guided trip from Mt. Rose to Tahoe City. When you sign up for the Taste of the TRT, experts and guides support you every step of the way. From a pre-trip planning, water caches and bear canisters, the TRTA helps you help yourself. This…

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  • Youth Backcountry Camp

    Join an intrepid group of 12 youth, ages 14-17, on an exciting and challenging adventure to discover and experience firsthand the beauty of the Lake Tahoe region with the Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) and Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS). Make new friends while backpacking between three and six miles per day. Learn new backcountry skills and support your…

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  • Colors of Summer: Flowers and Anything Else that Attracts the Eye

    Have you ever really stood back and noticed how colorful a natural landscape is? Of course, you have! What if you had someone standing next to you that could explain the wildflowers you are seeing? Let us put the colors into prospective on a guided 3 mile hue hunt. Bring a lunch and your curiosity and we’ll bring the experts.…

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  • Backpacking 101

    This overnight backpacking 101 course is designed for backcountry enthusiasts eager to learn how to upgrade their wilderness experience by learning how to backpack. Join us for this weekend experience to learn the skills and techniques of backpacking. After a morning classroom session, we will take our learning out to the field by hiking 4-6 miles to our early evening…

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  • 2019 Kids Adventure Games

    North Lake Tahoe adventure racers will be treated to an all-new adventure course in 2019. The Kids Adventure Games will be hosted at Northstar Resort in Truckee, CA. This new venue will provide a fresh, exciting new experience to new and old adventure racers alike! Designed exclusively for kids ages 6-14, the Kids Adventure Games is a multi-discipline obstacle adventure…

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