National Winter Trails Day Today!

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nv…..Join the Tahoe Rim Trail Association for its annual National Winter Trails Day! Come participate in a day of winter recreation, presentations, and activities on Saturday, January 8th, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event will be held near the west end of Tahoe Meadows on the south side of Mt. Rose Highway. To participate, contact Tom at 775-298-0238,

The TRTA will be offering free guided snowshoe hikes throughout the day, providing users with useful information on winter travel as well as dramatic views of Lake Tahoe. Tahoe Mountain Sports will also be on site to showcase winter recreation gear, from MSR and Kahtoola snowshoes to avalanche beacons and probes. A presentation by the American Red Cross on winter safety and preparedness will take place at noon, along with an assortment of other talks on how to make this winter season as enjoyable as possible. For younger winter enthusiasts, there will be an ongoing snowman contest throughout the day, along with snow shelter construction and demonstrations!

Explore Tahoe will also be partnering with TRTA in hosting a guided snowshoe hike from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kingsbury North Trailhead near Heavenly Mountain Resort for residents and visitors of South Lake Tahoe. Post-hike hot beverages and treats will be provided! To participate, please call Lauren Tomaselli at Explore Tahoe at 530-542-4637.

National Winter Trails Day is an excellent way for users to learn more about the exciting array of winter recreation opportunities on the Tahoe Rim Trail and in the Lake Tahoe area! So bundle up, grab some Starbucks coffee or hot cocoa with us in the morning and join in what is sure to be an exciting day of winter fun!

For more information about how to become a Tahoe Rim Trail member or volunteer, contact the Tahoe Rim Trail Association at or 775-298-0012, or visit the website at The Tahoe Rim Trail Association, founded in 1981, is a non-profit organization, which works to enhance, expand, and promote the Tahoe Rim Trail system