Archive for November, 2010

Search suspended for hiker in Reno/ Tahoe area.

November 26, 2010

The story of Rick Gentry is not over. He went out last Sunday on what was to be a quick run on snow shoes and he called for help on his cell phone. (story: http://www.tahoebonanza.com/article/20101125/NEWS/101129939/1061&ParentProfile=1050)

Washoe Sar was the first to respond and teams were dispatched. A three day search started with search teams from California and Nevada volunteered their time to look for Rick.

A lesson can be learned from this tragic situation. Do not go out into the back country unprepared.

Weather in the Sierra Nevadas can change on a moments notice. The locals say that there are only two seasons at Tahoe, “August and Winter”.

Do not let this happen to you. Be aware.

Rick was able to call one his cell phone. A location was exacted and teams dispached. However with the weather becoming worse, the snow building up, the temperature dropping, his cell phone stopped working. The cold took the energy from his battery.

Teams found his snow shoe and personal items. But so far they have not found Rick.

Conditions change rapidly in the Reno/ Lake Tahoe area. Be prepared! Know the area! Check weather conditions no matter how nice it is. Things change.

Our prayers and thoughts go out to Rick and his family.

I was one of the searchers, my team members and I wanted to see a successful end.

Please take care in the back country.

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Snow at Tahoe. Things to do.

November 24, 2010

Here are a couple of ways to play in the Back country. Be careful and carry a pieps, probe, shovel, a friend as well at the ten essentials.

Snow at Lake Tahoe this weekend.

November 20, 2010

Snow is on its way. Ski areas will be opening soon.

Want something else to do? Check out LakeTahoeRecreation.com. We have a page dedicated to everything there is to do at Tahoe. We specialize only in Tahoe.

Want to go in the back country and need someone to go with you? Give us a call. We can help you plan, go with you and make sure you return. Try snowshoeing. This ia a great way to hit the slopes.

Want to camp over night? We can arrange that also. We have it all. Call us at 775 741 035 and we can arrange that for you too.

We look forward to searving you. Give us a chance.

Make your own discount and come shooting with us. Learn to shoot a gun!

November 16, 2010

Hey, want to learn to handle a firearm or try something new? Money tight? Well try this out!

Take a look at our armory list.

Select the guns you want to try.

Give us a call and tell us your budget. We will try to make it work for you. We at Nevada Gun Rental, understand that everyone has an opportunity to learn how to use a firearm safely.

Times are tough. We know this. We can tailor you wants with your budget. Give us a try.

Coming from out of town? Lets us help you with your hotel room. We have arrangements with several casinos in the Reno/ Lake Tahoe area. In fact, we will even pick you up, take you shooting and return you to your hotel.

Give us a call at 775 741 0735 anytime. Really, anytime. Nevada does not sleep and neither do we.

This young lady was on her way to her first assignment with the Coast Guard. He was trained on the AK 47, 45 cal and MP 5. She was ahead of the curve.