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Free hike ready to go at Tahoe Rim Trail

Laura Brown

The Tahoe Rim Trail Association will hold a guided snowshoe hike beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. The free four-hour hike is considered intermediate and is the first planned winter activity on the Tahoe Rim Trail.

Hot soup will be provided on the trail. Snowshoe equipment is not provided. Reservations are required and location of the hike will be given at that time.

A four-hour full moon hike beginning at 6 p.m. on March 11 is also scheduled. The 165-mile trail was completed in 2001 and offers overlooks of Lake Tahoe, high altitude peaks and meadows.

To make a reservation and get hike details contact Alexis at (775) 298-0231, or alexiso@tahoerimtrail.org. Reservations are required, and spots are limited.


Cathy Anderson-Myers will be present to answer questions about snowshoeing on Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Winter Trails Snowshoe Demo held at Kirkwood Crosscountry Ski Resort.

Beginning March 11, Anderson-Myers will begin a two-day GPS class at REI in Sacramento.

The cost is $40 and will follow up the next weekend, March 18 with snowshoes and GPS equipment in the snow. Call REI for details 916-924-8900.

Grandparents and Grand-kids Day at Donner State Park will be held March 25. The cost is $50 and includes snowshoes and poles for adults.

Kids under 12 get in for free. Register online at http://www.cathy works.com.

Snowshoe equipment for rent or sale can be found at Wolf Creek Wilderness, 477-2722 and Mountain Recreation, 477-8006. Both stores are located on E. Main Street in Grass Valley.

Anderson Myers holds snowshoe tours most weekends. Check her Web site for more details, http://www.cathyworks.com or contact her at (530) 273-6876 or e-mail at info@cathyworks.com.

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