Many excellent snowshoeing options exist in the Lake Tahoe basin and surrounding mountains. Whether you are looking for a leisurely naturalist led walk, or a more strenuous ascent of a nearby peak, the Tahoe Adventure Company can arrange it. Your guide will offer fascinating natural and human history information along the way as well as complete instruction and safety information.
All guided snowshoeing treks offer a taste of the solitude and quiet that defines winter in Lake Tahoe. Amazing vistas of Lake Tahoe, views into surrounding wilderness and the tranquility of a snowy forest await you. Experience the beauty of Tahoe's high country that can only be accessed on foot. If you are looking for more of a challenge, you can continue to the top of one of our nearby peaks for panoramic views that can't be beat. Many options exist for every ability level. Please call for specific trip profiles.
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NEW! Snowshoe Adventure with lunch, Campfire, S'mores and Hot Drinks!
This year TAC is offering a special Group Snowshoe Adventure! After breathing in the fresh mountain air while trekking in the woods and learning about the local natural history, convene to the picnic area for a deli spread lunch, campfire, S'mores and hot drinks. This tour is perfect for the entire family or the single traveler. Mingle with new and old friends! Tour is only offered on special dates so sign-up now!
2014 Dates: Saturday, January 11 Saturday, February 15 Saturday, March 1 Saturday, March 15
Tour includes snowshoes, poles, knowledgeable guides, instruction, natural and human history discussions, permit fees, deli spread lunch, hot drinks, S'mores and campfire.
Typical distance and time: Approximately 2-4 miles. 10am-2pm. Level of difficulty: All abilities. Location: Spooner State Park Cost: $109.00 per person.
Reservation required. Minimum age is an athletic 10 year old.
Snowshoeing Lake Tahoe's Mountains
We will meet your group, preview the day's plan and head up to one of our local trailheads. Time will be spent fitting and discussing gear and we will cover a comprehensive lesson. Natural and human histories are the focus of our trek. Knowledgeable guides will offer discussions on native plants and animals, local geology and Washoe culture. Discover the finer points of winter ecology and other unique conditions of the Tahoe Basin. We will also stop along the way to take in the beautiful views and enjoy an excellent lunch and hot drinks. Our guided Snowshoe Tours are popular with all levels of nature enthusiasts. Cameras are a must.
Tour includes knowledgeable guide, snowshoes, poles, permit fees, natural and human history, hot beverages, and an excellent lunch (optional).
Typical distance and time: Approximately 2-4 miles. 3-4 hours on trail. Shorter and longer treks available. 10am-2pm. Level of difficulty: All abilities. Location: Dependent on activity level. Cost: $70 per person. 2 person minimum. $85 per person with deli spread lunch.
Watch the sun cast a purple alpenglow onto the Sierras while trekking through Tahoe's peaceful forest. Experience the solitude of winter at this special time of day while learning local natural and human history. Offered every Friday, December-April or by custom arrangement. No experience necessary.
Trip includes: Snowshoes, poles, hot drinks, trail snacks, knowledgeable guides, natural history discussions, and permit fees.
Typical distance and time: 2-3 miles and time will vary depending on date. Level of difficulty: Easy. Location: Tahoe Vista, CA. Cost: $65 per person