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Tahoe Area Sierra Club hosts training

The Tahoe Area Sierra Club will host a Sierra Club Outing Leader Training from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 11 at the League to Save Lake Tahoe office in South Lake Tahoe.

Share outings in the area with like minded people. Help create diverse outings for Tahoe area locals with activities like backpacking, birding, biking and climbing as well as hikes with children, dogs, teens, seniors and solo. A few options include kayaking, natural history, orienteering, photography and skiing.

To reserve a space in the class and for more information call Kerry Chase at (530) 544-6422.

Tahoe Area Sierra Club outings for March include:

March 9 – Echo Lake Moonlight Snowshoe Hike. An easy round-trip 500-foot elevation gain. Bring snowshoes, ski poles, whistle, water, gaiters, layered clothing, warm jack and hat and goodies to share. Meet at Miller’s Outpost parking lot at the South Lake Tahoe “Y” at 6:30 p.m. or the Echo Summit Sno-park north side at 7 p.m. Purchase permit before arrival. For information call Lucy DuPertuis at (530) 573-0965.

March 10 – Saghen Hill Cross Country Ski. High intermediate with some great downhill corn. Metal edges or Tele skis a must. About nine miles with a 1,200-foot gain and difficulty of 2B3. May car shuttle and will be canceled in case of bad weather. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the parking lot across from the Truckee ranger station at intersection of RT89 and RT80 in Truckee. Will be back around 5 p.m. with possible dinner in Truckee. Dogs will be allowed with leader’s permission. For information call Glenn Polochko at (530) 57-4742 or (775) 677-3947.

March 14 – Mystery Snowshoe Hike. An intermediate snow shoe hike to some wonderful place in the Sierra. Location will be determined based on the snow conditions closer to the trip. Bring sack lunch, water and winter essentials. Plan to leave around 10 a.m. and return around 3 p.m. Well behaved dogs are welcome. Sign up before March 7. For information call Monika Kecka at (530) 577-4742.

April 14 – Tallac Attack. Telemark or snowshoe/snowboard a strenuous late winter/early spring assent of Mt. Tallac. About 10 miles round-trip (3C.) Must have backcountry experience and the proper gear. Limited to eight people. Dogs are OK if they get along with others. Meeting time is 6:30 a.m. To register and for directions call Shannon Raborn at (530) 577-4742.

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