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  • Map and Compass 101: Winter Navigation

    Join the TRTA for map and compass basics. We will start the day in the classroom learning four preliminary sections: map basics, compass basics, orientating, and navigating. After the classroom, we will continue the training with hands-on, outdoor practice with your instructors in the snow. We will then wrap up with a review of what we learned with Q&A. All…

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  • Wilderness First Aid with NOLS Wilderness Medicine

    The Tahoe Rim Trail Association is hosting a two-day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course taught by NOLS Wilderness Medicine (NOLS WM). This course provides individuals with a foundation in important first aid concepts critical to responding effectively to emergencies in a remote backcountry environment. The WFA course helps prepare for the unexpected. This fast paced, hands-on training is designed to…

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  • Good gear goes a long way when learning to ski and snowboard.

    A First Timer’s Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding in North Lake Tahoe

    Each January, several of North Lake Tahoe’s 12 downhill resorts participate in “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month,” inviting first-time skiers and snowboarders from all over to experience the snow on skis or snowboards in a beginner-friendly environment. Many resorts offer discounted lessons for first-time riders, giving them the tools they’ll need to succeed on the slopes. Whether you’re thinking…

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