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The Tahoe Rim Trail Association presents free speaker series

Join the Tahoe Rim Trail Association for their one hour free Speaker Series every Monday night in April, from 6 to 7 p.m. All presentations will be held at the TRTA Incline Village office from 6 to 7 p.m., at the DWR Nonprofit Center, 948 Incline Way, Incline Village, Nev. The TRTA is sponsoring this free lecture series to help you get ready for the upcoming hiking season. All the speakers are respected for their trail experience and knowledge and have popular and well received presentations. For more information and to register in advance please call the TRTA office at (775) 298-0012 or e-mail info@tahoerimtrail.org.

Monday, April 13

Through a presentation and slides, Mark Vollmer describes the geology of the Lake Tahoe Basin as you travel along the Tahoe Rim Trail. He will depict the landforms and how the geologic forces have shaped them and created the beauty of the Lake Tahoe Basin. Mark authored and photographed the “Tahoe Rim Trail – Exploring the Jewel” coffee table book.

Monday, April 20

Kelly Boire intriguingly depicts the life and works of John Muir and his contribution to wilderness conservation. Through stories and photographs, you will be immersed in his tremendous legacy.

Monday, April 27

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Steve Andersen was one of the first to Thru-Hike the entire 165-mile trail, has hiked the trail 6 more times, guided over a hundred trail enthusiasts, published a map of the trail, and has many tips and tricks he would like to share with you about this unique and special trail.

For more information about the Tahoe Rim Trail Association, call (775) 298-0012 or visit http://www.tahoerimtrail.org. The Tahoe Rim Trail Association, founded in 1981, is a non-profit organization, which works to enhance, expand, and promote the Tahoe Rim Trail system, practice and encourage stewardship, and provide assess to the beauty of the Lake Tahoe region. The Association works in partnership with the USDA Forest Service and Nevada State Parks.