The Dirt Around Lake Tahoe

Dirt Around Lake Tahoe Hiking Book by Kathryn Reed

The Dirt Around Lake Tahoe: Must-Do Scenic Hikes” takes readers on a journey to dozens of trails throughout the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond. Alpine lakes, wilderness peaks and waterfalls are the rewards. This book contains a trail for everyone who likes to explore the outdoors. Each hike is rated based on scenic quality and difficulty. Some are flat, some not so much. Descriptions include what time of year to explore the various areas, historical facts, and details about what you may discover along the way. This book will become your must-have companion as you hike from one end of the lake to the other, and into the surrounding wilderness.


Sept. 26, 6-7pm: Book Smart, 421 Vineyard Town Center, Morgan Hill. Presentation with wine and cheese, sales, signing. Books are $15 each, cash only.

Sept. 30, 4-5:30pm: Douglas County Library, 1625 Library Lane, Minden. Signing and sales with other local authors. Books are $15 each, cash only.

Oct. 3, 6:30-8pm: REI, 1148 Galleria Blvd., Roseville. Presentation, signing, sales. Books are $15, cash only. Register online.

Where to buy the book online:



Barnes & Noble

Where to buy the book in the Lake Tahoe Basin:

Freel Perk — Meyers; Sports Ltd. — South Lake Tahoe; Studio 4 — South Lake Tahoe; Elements Day Spa — South Lake Tahoe; Angora Lakes Resort — South Lake Tahoe; Lake Tahoe Museum — South Lake Tahoe; U.S. Forest Service Office — South Lake Tahoe; The Ridge Tahoe — Stateline; Tramway Market — Stateline; Visitors’ Center — Stateline; Lakeside Inn — Stateline; Robin’s Nest — Kings Beach; Flume Trail Bikes — Incline Village; Visitors’ Center — Tahoe City; Obexer’s General Store – Homewood.

Where to buy the book outside Tahoe:

Alice’s Mountain Market — Olympic Village; Word After Word — Truckee; Granite Chief — Truckee; Sorensen’s Resort — Hope Valley; Fresh Ideas — Gardnerville; Shelby’s Book Shoppe — Minden; Douglas County Historical Society — Minden; Grassroots Books — Reno; Sundance Books — Reno; REI — Reno; Placerville News Co. — Placerville; Sierra Mountain Outdoors — Placerville; Sierra Mountain Outdoors — Sutter Creek; Well Read Books — Jackson; The Book Seller — Grass Valley; Four-Eyed Frog Books — Gualala; Sports Ltd. — Redding; The Hermit’s Hut — Redding; The Fifth Season — Mount Shasta; Sports Ltd. — Chico; Whim House — Danville; Towne Center Books — Pleasanton; Flashlight Books — Walnut Creek; Books Inc. — Campbell; Books Inc. — San Francisco; Book Smart — Morgan Hill; Bookshop Benicia — Benicia; The Avid Reader — Davis; Bounty Books — Vacaville; Rustic Roots — Turlock.

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