Come see us in 2017- October 14-15!
We still have space on some of our hikes if you would like to join us this Saturday October 8!
Saturday October 8 we will have a fundraiser for the Sierra State Park Foundation at the Donner Memorial State Park. Greg Palmer will talk about the Lost Party. The story of the first wagons over the Sierra Nevada- the Stephens Townsend Murphy Party who successfully crossed Donner Pass in 1844.
Greg Palmer has years of experience […]
Our speaker for Saturday afternoon October 8 as part of the Donner Party Hike,
Frank Mullen has written an excellent book, Donner Party Chronicles.
Bill Oudegeest recently reviewed it in the Heirloom (the Donner Summit Historical Society newsletter) Take a minute to read:
Thank you for the great press from San Francisco Chronicle
We have been out on the trail narrating the history of our beautiful area. Mt. Judah and Roller Pass hike is one of the more popular with views of Lake Van Norden, Summit Valley and the entire Donner Summit. Once we have hiked a little on the Pacific Crest Trail we can see over Donner Lake […]
“There’s plenty of Truckee history to write about, and I have plenty of melodies in my head,” Blair said. “It’s been a great way to keep my creativity moving in a forward direction because there’s no stop. Outside of the history thing, just as an artist it’s been a great experience. ”
Blair has recorded […]
Our early deadline that saves you money will end at the end of September- please join is this year!
Once again Tahoe Trail Bars is one of our sponsors. Each hiker will enjoy one of these delicious bars while hiking with our knowledgeable historians. Choose one of six hikes this year and come join us!