Lake Tahoe July-Aug, 2017


Tahoe Meadows, July 11, 2017

Yellow Cinquefoil blooming in Tahoe Meadows at 8,900ft elevation. This photo was selected for the Tahoe Rim Association 2018 calendar for the month of June. – Img 65366 Tahoemeadows

Emerald Bay – Lake Tahoe, July 9, 2017

We hiked the Rubicon trail along the western shore of Lake Tahoe to the boat camp as our first hike in Tahoe this year. – Img 65277 Emeraldbay Rubicon

Lake Tahoe near Secret Cove, July 10, 2017

Secret Cove is on the east side of Lake Tahoe – Img 65291 Secretcove

Secret Cove, July 10, 2017

Secret Cove is a very popular ”clothing optional” beach on the east side of Lake Tahoe – Img 65294 Secretcove

Ophir Creek Trail, July 11, 2017

Too much snow to do the Ophir Creek/Tahoe Rim trail early July. The Sierra Nevada range had a large amount of snow fall that was needed to help refill Lake Tahoe – Img 65325 Ophircreek

Karin in Tahoe Meadows, July 11, 2017

Karin happy to be in Tahoe with all the wildflowers and cool air – Img 65371 Tahoemeadows

Van Sickle Trail – July 12, 2017

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Sierra Nevada from Van Sickle, July 12, 2017

A view of the snow in the Desolation Wilderness of the Sierra Nevada mountain range from the Van Sickle trail (a new trail for us) in South Tahoe – Img 65547 Vansickle

Eagle Lake, July 17, 2017

Eagle Lake is a popular hike but this time we climbed above it for a different view. In the right side of the photo you can see a distance mountain range and a peek of Lake Tahoe. Eagle Lake flows through 2 water falls on the way to Emerald Bay/Lake Tahoe – Img 65664 Eaglelake

Randy on TRT North of Brockway, July 19, 2017

Karin and I visited the meadows full of Narrow-leaved Mule’s Ears (Wyethia angustifolia) along a section of the Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) where Randy helped with trail maintenance a few days before – Img 65831 Martisrd

Meadow near Watson Lake, July 20, 2017

Several meadows with wildflowers north of Watson Lake on the Tahoe Rim Trail – Img 65920 Trt Watsonlake

Watson Lake, July 20, 2017

Randy hiked a ”new” portion of the Tahoe Rim Trail that passed by Watson Lake – Img 66132 Watsonlake

Meadow Near Watson Lake, July 23, 2017

Karin and I revisited the Watson Lake area meadows – Img 66207 Trt Nearwatsonlk

Snow Plants and Mule’s Ears

Found this cluster of red Snow Plants (Saracodes sanguines) in a field of Mule’s Ears on the Tahoe Rim Trail. Snow Plants lack chlorophyll and are parasites on soil fungi –
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Squaw Valley from the Tahoe Rim Trail – July 24, 2017

Randy hiked another ”new” portion of the Tahoe Rim Trail from Watson Lake to Tahoe City. The trail offers views of Squaw Valley and the Truckee River – Img 66286 Squawvalley Trt

Relay Peak, July 26, 2017

A view of Relay Peak from the TRT with Sulfur Buckwheat in the foreground. –
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Karin and Randy on the Tahoe Rim Trail, July 26, 2017

Lake Tahoe in the background on the Tahoe Rim Trail near one of the small creeks that form Incline creek – Img 66392 Trt Ophirck

The Granite Chief Wilderness, July 28, 2017

A view of the Granite Chief wilderness of the Sierra Nevada Range from the Five Lakes Trail – Img 66441 5lakes

Five Lakes, July 28, 2017

One of the Five Lakes – Img 66455 5lakes

Five Lakes, July 28, 2017

This young lad was spending more time on partially submerged rocks vs. swimming the frigid waters of the largest of the Five Lakes – Img 66476 5lakes

Links to more Tahoe photo:

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Tahoe 2016

Tahoe 2015

Tahoe 2014

Tahoe 2013

Tahoe 2012

Tahoe 2008

Categories: Hikes

1 comment

  1. Great picture (“Karin and Randy on the Tahoe Rim Trail, July 26, 2017” photo)

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