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  • A map of the Fallen Leaf Lake area

    The Origins of Fallen Leaf Lake

    The following is courtesy of the Tahoe Heritage Foundation with contributions by local residents and organizations. The words are not my own. Long, long ago, before the white man came to Nevada, there lived in the meadow over beyond Glenbrook, a Good Indian who was much annoyed by the Evil Spirit who interfered with all that he…

  • Hiking in Arizona: A First-timer’s look at AZ trails

    New to hiking or maybe just new to Arizona? Either way, I’m sure you’ve all heard the stories of lost hikers and deaths along the many trails all around this wonderful state. I myself have suffered a small case of heat exhaustion while out on a trail. It was an 11-mile loop that should have…