Category: Carson Valley

Carson Valley Correspondence – November 2018

Minden-Tahoe Airport Aviation Roundup 2018 My husband and I were given two V.I.P. passes to “Aviation Roundup,” thanks to Carson Valley Visitors Authority.  While I have attended several “air shows” over the years, I have never had the opportunity to attend our Carson Valley event. The last airshow I attended was mediocre. Therefore I didn’t […]

Carson Valley Correspondence – March 2018

                                                                Leo On the morning of February 2nd last month, “Punxsutawney Phil,” the legendary weather predicting groundhog saw his shadow.  This, according to folklore, means we’ll have 6 more weeks of winter.  However, here in Carson Valley, my pet guinea pig “Leo” did not see his shadow the morning of February 2nd. To us that […]

Carson Valley Correspondence – February 2018

Carson Valley legend “Snowshoe” Thompson                                                                        Job’s Peak from Mottsville (Photo by Gloria Trahey) Looking up at Jobs Peak, in all of its snow-capped glory, from the floor of Carson Valley, I’m thinking that I cannot be the only one who is happy to see snow.  The Sierra resorts now have a steady business with […]

Carson Valley Correspondence – January 2018

                                                Photo by Barbara MacDonald Thomas, courtesy Carson Valley Visitors Authority January has arrived at last. And with it come the gift returns, New Year’s resolutions, resuming our day-to-day routines, and the “after Holiday blues”.  Admit it; you miss all of the activities that surround the Holidays.  You probably think there isn’t much to do […]

Carson Valley Correspondence – August 2016

Carson Valley Hike of the Month: Marlette Lake                                                        Marlette Lake With summer temps peaking, Carson Valley folk are heading for the hills — the Sierra, that is! One of our favorite destinations is Marlette Lake, a 9.5 mile round trip hike from Spooner Lake. Since this trail is very popular with mountain bikers (it connects to the […]