Archive for the ‘Tahoe Activities’ Category

Skiing and Snowboard lessons at Lake Tahoe

December 18, 2016

Lessons are available from beginners to experts at Squaw Alpine Meadows at Lake Tahoe. They can accommodate any level of experience. Check it out at Alpine Meadows

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I word from  the Lyon County sheriff in Nevada on the new gun background checks and recreational marijuana. Be aware!

November 27, 2016

​Sheriff’s Message, Week of November 20th                       
Community Friends,
An old adage wrongfully attributed to Winston Churchill states a pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. What he did say was “For myself I am an optimist—it does not seem to be much use being anything else….” A life filled with optimism produces less life stresses, which has shown to prevent chronic disease, and helped people live longer, happier, and more productive lives. The recent election results, regardless of the chosen candidate or ballot question has produced many pessimists on both sides; I however, have chosen to be an optimist.
In a civil case that originated in Moundhouse over a denied gun sale to a medical marijuana card holder, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in September of this year that the marijuana card applicant was not allowed to purchase the gun from the dealer, and the dealer was right in denying the sale. This is a very liberal court; however, they have established case law in that no firearm transfers can be made to marijuana users.
The ATF is updating their background check form to include a warning that medicinal and recreational use of marijuana is illegal for gun transfers. Sometime in January 2017, a new ATF form will be used with the new warning. Our new state law mandates transfer background checks, in which firearm buyers have to answer questions, including the marijuana question. Answer truthfully and the transfer is denied; lie on the question and they could be prosecuted for a federal crime; transfer the gun without a background check conducted by a licensed FFL dealer, it is a gross misdemeanor under the new state law.
We are working with our District Attorney’s Office in the development of a county ordinance for vehicle marijuana prohibitions, similar to the open alcohol container laws. If approved by our commissioners, the ordinance can be enacted long before our state legislature can pass a law to help improve road safety.
The provision in the new law prohibiting marijuana cultivation within a 25 mile radius around retail marijuana establishments is causing concern in group of marijuana growers. In fact, they are already talking about passing another petition to eliminate the 25 mile rule. We believe county zoned retail marijuana establishments can stabilize crime rates by minimizing home invasions and burglaries associated with home grows and stored cash from illegal sales through regulated and controlled cultivation facilities and retail establishments.
There has been some citizens asking us to retire our K-9, Deputy Bo because of the new marijuana law. Deputy Bo is trained for the detection of marijuana, and we still need him in our schools detecting marijuana products to help deter the drug from coming on campuses. Marijuana is still illegal for person under 21 to possess, he can assist us in other criminal investigations, and he is more than just a drug do; he is a dog that can apprehend criminals and help protect our deputies on the street. We will not be retiring him.
And finally, one of our local manufacturing companies, Trex, recently donated $5,000 to the Lyon Sheriff Advisory Council (LSAC) in support of our canine program. We wanted to thank them for their support in helping to make our community stronger and safer.
As always, keep the faith.
Al

Tahoe  Flume and rim trail map

November 18, 2016

Washoe County search and rescue 2 On Top Flume Trail

November 17, 2016

Last week two people while hiking on the Tahoe Flume Trail got scared when it became dark. They called Washoe County search and rescue to meet with them at mile marker 7 on The Flume Trail to help them back down to the road. At the road they were met by over that took them back to their car.
When they went hiking they didn’t have the proper clothing or lighting and their cell phone was being used as a flashlight.
Washoe County search and rescue is only too happy to help people that get into a jam while visiting are wonderful Backcountry area.
Many things to Washoe County search and rescue which is an all-volunteer search team based out of Washoe County.

Family shooting fun.

December 17, 2015

We have family familiarization and introduction to gun safety packages. Check out nevadagunrental.com. you can come to our private range or we can meet you at public ranges both indoor and outdoor. 40 years of experience over thousands trained. 775 741 0735.

See you soon.

Winter is Here at Lake Tahoe

December 18, 2010

Winter has arrived at Tahoe. We are expecting 3 to 6 feet over the next 24 hours. What are you going to do?

First: check the roads and weather. conditions.

Second: check your car and destination conditions.

Third: be prepared for anything.

How can you do this? There is one site to check out. http://LakeTahoeRecreation.com.  The short cut is http://ltrec.com.

There you will find almost everything you need about Lake Tahoe plus a 24 hour live person on the end of the phone to answer your questions or at least direct you to someone who could answer your question.

We have web cams, things to do at Lake Tahoe, Ski area information, snowmobile information, hiking trails, casino information, child care information and dining information, just to name a few. If it is not there or you can not find it, call us at 775 741 0735. We have been in the Tahoe area for over 30 years. We know how to have fun. Have a great and safe time while at Lake Tahoe.

Lake Tahoe Activities and Recreation

September 29, 2009

Welcome to Lake Tahoe. There are so many things to do all year. We at Lake Tahoe Recreation specalize in help you decide what you want to do.

We do have our own recreational activities as well. We offer shooting, hiking, survival skills, camping set up, atv rental, paint ball, air soft

Group enjoying a lunch break while riding on the Rubicon Trail at Lake Tahoe

Group enjoying a lunch break while riding on the Rubicon Trail at Lake Tahoe

and more. If we do not have it, we can arrange it for you.

Now is the time to finish up your summer activites. We have some awsome specials.

ATV rentals for all day starting at $150. Over night camping with ATV’s starting at $195. This is worry free. We can even set up your campsite for you so that the only thing you do is ride in camp and ride out. We can even provide a cook for you.

Check us out at http://nevadarecreation.us or http://tahoeatv.com. You can call us at 775 741 0735.

We are here 24/7 to help you. We have live people on the phone answer your questions.

We make it happen. Give us a call.