Lone Pine Lodge
Travel Blogs from South Lake Tahoe
... still feeling shock at the drastic and unexpected change we had gone through in only a few hours.
Today we are clean, dry and comfortable, bursting full after an Indian buffet for lunch and ready for another day or two of relaxing in this amazing town. Being able to get in touch with Lib and the family has been a relief as well.
I am feeling very relaxed out here, ready to take on whatever lies in store for me next.
... Lake. I must admit that after seeing other peoples pictures of here I was a little disappointed but I think it was down to being an overcast day. After lunch by the Lake it was my turn to take the wheel for the 5 hour drive to our next destination... San ...
Lake Tahoe is famous for its many ski resorts, but a lot of people some time forgot how wonderful it is during the summer time. The lake is crystal clear and cool which is very refreshing in hot summer days. There are tones of things you can do in summer, hiking, mountain biking, water sports, or just hang out at the beach.
One of the beach we love it the Sand Harbor Park in ...
... get back to the PCT junction.
12.5 miles (801.5)
Glen pass (11900ft)
We summited and descended Glenn Pass. This descent was much more dangerous and steep than anything we have encountered yet. At least we had some previous experience at this point and knew how to handle things. We started up the next mountain to get an early run at the next pass in the morning.
12 miles (813.5)
The big climb today was Pinchot pass (12100ft). ...
Tuesday, 3rd September
Travelled to Tahoe Valley Campground, a very large RV park at South Lake Tahoe and arrived around lunch time. We took a drive up the western side of Lake Tahoe to Cave Rock and back to RV's. We tried to go the beaches but there is fee to enter or park the car as they are either in one National forest park or another or they are privately owned. Very touristy area around here and houses built where ever they ...