Who: You, TMS and TINS
What: Free Guided Snowshoe Hike
Where: Tahoe Meadows (Hwy431 near Mt. Rose Summit)
When: Saturday, March 2 at 11:00 a.m.
Why: Why Not?
Tahoe Mountain Sports and Tahoe Institute for Natural Science are excited to sponsor a great day on the snow at Tahoe Meadows. Snowshoe rentals will be discounted to $10 for anyone participating in the hike, and veteran naturalist Will Richardson (Ph.D) will be leading the hike/discussions.
Participants should meet at Tahoe Mountain Sports at 10:30 a.m. If you need rental snowshoes, please arrive at 10:00 a.m. to get pick up your snowshoes and poles. The guided hike is free, but all participants are asked to register. Anyone coming from Incline Village or Reno can meet at the Meadows. Plan for the hike to last around two hours. We won’t hike terribly far; we’ll climb up Chickadee Ridge a ways and see how far we get.
Doctor Will Richardson will lead the hike and discuss natural history issues, namely how various animals and plants cope with the short days, heavy snows and freezing temperatures associated with winter in Tahoe. Will is the Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS), a member-supported nonprofit organization seeking to advance the natural history, conservation, and ecosystem knowledge of the Tahoe region.
Weather day will be Sunday, March 3, in case we get hit too hard with snow Saturday.
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