Year-Round Events

SN: 111420 – 2019 / Y1785

Olympic Valley – John Daegling Memorial Walk

Seasonal Walk

Hosted in a traditional start box

Squaw Valley, California                              The Village at Squaw Valley

Open from Starting Wed, May 1st until Sat, Nov 30th

Special programs

Ice Cream Parlors

Points of Reference

Take a Walk In a City Park

United States Post Offices

Vice Presidential Walks

Walk Like An Olympian

Long description                                                                                                                                Start/Finish during daylight hours only! This walk will take you through world-renown Squaw Valley near Lake Tahoe. Squaw Valley, also known as Olympic Valley, was the site for the 1960 Winter Olympics. This walk is one of a kind with 360 views of mountains (and some volcanoes). From the starting point, walk through the Village area, then on to view the historic Squaw Valley Chapel, one of 3 buildings remaining from the Olympics. Thereafter, you will walk along the valley floor, (6200′ elevation) mostly on paved bike/walking paths that include views of the golf course, the hotel across the meadow named The Village at Squaw Valley, and many mountain homes. 10k walkers will view the “Tower of Nations” used in 1960, displaying the replica of the eternal Olympic flame.

Distance: 5k & 10k, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: Yes Pets: Yes
Strollers: Medium Wheelchairs: Hard

Comments                                                           

While up at Tahoe, enjoy other YRE in the area. Don’t forget that we have walks in Nevada as well!

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1750 Village East Rd. Olympic Valley, CA 96146 Directions: From Tahoe City take Hwy #89 North towards Truckee for ~5.1 mi. Turn Left onto Squaw Valley Rd. for 2.1 mi. Then turn left onto Village East Rd. Destination is on your right.

Tahoe Trail Trekkers                          Event website: www.tahoetrailtrekkers.org

Diane Morrison                     tahoe.rose10@gmail.com        (509) 396-4171

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 SN: 111421 – 2019 / Y2262

Squaw Valley – Tahoma

Seasonal Walk

Hosted in a traditional start box

Squaw Valley, California

Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet, 625 West Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145

Starting Wed, May 1st until Sat, Nov 30th

Open Walk during daylight hours.

Special programs

Bridges – Spanning the USA

Take a Walk In a City Park

United States Post Offices

Walk Like An Olympian

Walking America’s Ports of Call

Long description                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Event is at ~6200 ft. elevation. The Walk will be on bike paths, campground and dirt trails throughout Tahoma, and Sugar Pine Point State Park. Walkers will enjoy a bit of history as part of the trail is where the Biathlon and Cross-Country Ski events took place during the 1960 Winter Olympics. The paved 6K walk route is okay for strollers and wheelchairs, but not recommended for the 11K. Pets on leash with cleanup are only allowed on the 6k route. These Tahoma routes are NEW for 2018. Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet; Hours: 6am–4pm Sun–Thur. & 6am–6pm Fri. & Sat. May close earlier in off season. Snow/ice will cancel this event.

Distance: 11km/6 km, Rating: 2B

Restrooms: Yes Pets: No
Strollers: None Wheelchairs: None

Comments                                None provided

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box                                                                                                                         Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet, 625 W. Lake, Tahoe City 96145 530-583-1377       E I-80 from Sacramento and W I-80 from Reno, exit #185 Hwy #89/Lake Tahoe at Truckee to Tahoe City. Right in Tahoe City at “Y” take #89-S, for 0.6 mi. Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet on right. From Hwy #50 in South. Lake Tahoe, take Hwy #89 N to Tahoe City, 26.4 mi. Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet on left. After registering, you will drive about 8.6 miles S on Hwy #89 to Tahoma. (see walk instructions)

Tahoe Trail Trekkers                                       Event website: tahoetrailtrekkers.org

Marion Burrowes                    mzburrowes@gmail.com               (530) 525-7756

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SN: 111422 – 2019 / Y0195

Tahoe City – Lake Forest Placer County

Seasonal Walk                                Hosted in a traditional start box

Tahoe City, California                             Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet

Placer County

Starting Wed, May 1st until Sat, Nov 30th

Open from Dawn to dusk

Special programs

Boardwalks

Bridges – Spanning the USA

Ice Cream Parlors

Take a Walk In a City Park

United States Post Offices

Walking the USA A – Z

Long description                                                                                                                                Hours: 6am–4pm Sun–Thur. & 6am–6pm Fri. & Sat. Note: May close earlier in off season. Snow/ice will cancel this event. Elevation 6,200 ft. 11K walk thru Tahoe City on paved bike trail to charming suburb of Lake Forest. 5&11K. Short distance on dirt trails. Lake Views, Coast Guard Stn, Small State Park- Pets leashed or carried. Picnic areas. 11K return picks up new Tahoe Lakeside Trail and historic Commons Beach area. Cross the Truckee River Dam.

Distance: 11k/5k, Rating: 2A

Restrooms: Yes Pets: Yes
Strollers: Medium Wheelchairs: None

Comments

Special Programs differ for 5 & 11K. Both include Cities in Song, Lakes&Reservoirs, Honor Flag, Trekking w/Trees, Volcano. 11k National Register of Historical Places x3.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box                                                                                                                    Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet, 625 W Lake, Tahoe City, CA 96145. 530-583-1377. E I-80 from Sacramento and W from Reno, exit 185 Hwy 89/Lake Tahoe at Truckee to Tahoe City. Right in Tahoe City at “Y” (89 S), for 0.6 mi. Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet on right. From Hwy 50 take Hwy 89 in S Lake Tahoe, N to Tahoe City, 26.4 mi. Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet on left. After registering you will drive 0.3 mile N to start 11K walk. Drive 2.5 miles for 5K start in Lake Forest.

Tahoe Trail Trekkers                           Event website: www.tahoetrailtrekkers.org

Diane Morrison             tahoe.rose10@gmail.com                    (509) 396-4171

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SN: 111423 – 2019 / Y1667

Truckee – Tony Steiner Memorial River Walk Nevada County

Seasonal Walk                                  Hosted in a traditional start box

Truckee, California

Hampton Inn and Suites Tahoe-Truckee

Nevada County

Starting Wed, May 1st until Sat, Nov 30th

Open from Walk dawn – dusk

Special programs

Bridges – Spanning the USA

Take a Walk In a City Park

Volcanoes

Long description                                                                                                                                  Daily 9am to 6 pm. Call to determine. Elevation 6,000 ft. Snow/ice cancels walk. New all paved, undulating expanded river view trail. Variable shade. Information signs pertaining to historic sites along Truckee River. Numerous viewing benches. View of 3 volcanoes. Restrooms at the beginning of trail.

Distance: 10K/6K, Rating: 1B

Restrooms: Yes Pets: Yes
Strollers: easy Wheelchairs: medium

Comments                                                               None provided

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box                                                                                                                    Hampton Inn & Suites-Tahoe Truckee, 11951 CA Hwy. #267, Truckee, CA 96161. From Hwy. #80 take exit 188B for CA-89/267 toward Sierraville/Lake Tahoe. Turn right onto #267 for 1.7 mi. Destination will be on left. After registering, there will be a short drive to the starting point.

Tahoe Trail Trekkers                             Event website: www.tahoetrailtrekkers.org

Jennie Gordon                 jgthelake22@gmail.com                     (916) 204-3839

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SN: 112806 – 2019 / Y0936

Carson City- Capital Neighborhoods

Year Round Walk

Hosted in a traditional start box

Carson City, Nevada

Hardman House Hotel

From Tue, Jan 1st to Tue, Dec 31st

Open from Daily, 7 am to dusk. Snow and/or ice cancels event

Special programs

State Capital

Take a Walk In a City Park

Treasure Hunt – A way to walk our precious trails

Walk the USA – Street by Street

Long description                                                                                                                                Daily, 7 am to dusk. Restrooms available across from hotel at Arco/AmPm and along route. Pets ok with cleanup but not allowed on Capitol grounds. The Neighborhoods route visits the capitol complex and the historic district with many homes on the National Historic Register. Then you’ll walk thru a post WWII neighborhood and an upscale golf community with the option of including a commercial area. You’ll also pass the Nevada State Museum, a casino and several eateries in the downtown area.

Distance: 10km/5km, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: No Pets: Yes
Strollers: medium Wheelchairs: hard

Comments                                          None provided

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box                                                                                                                                 Hardman House Hotel, 917 North Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-1200. 775-882-7744. From I-80 take I-580 exit in Reno south for 27 miles to Carson City. Take exit 43/ N. Carson St/Hwy 395 bus. Start is on the Left corner of Carson St and E. Ann. Or take Hwy 50 to Carson City from Sacramento area, turn left on Hwy 395 (Carson St). From this direction, the start point is approx 8-9 blocks past the Capital on the Right. OK to stay parked at Hotel.

Tahoe Trail Trekkers                        Event website: www.tahoetrailtrekkers.org

Judy Gordon                    renojag775@juno.com                      (775) 331-9296

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SN: 112803 – 2019 / Y0023

Reno- Gene Averkin Memorial Walk

Year Round Walk                                    Hosted in a traditional start box

Reno, Nevada                              National Automobile Museum

From Tue, Jan 1st to Tue, Dec 31st

Open from Mon-Sat, 9:30 to 5:30; Sun, 10-4.

Special programs

Bridges – Spanning the USA

Make a Wish at a Water Fountain

State Street Sashay

Take a Walk In a City Park

Treasure Hunt – A way to walk our precious trails

Walk the USA – Street by Street

Walking the Path of Inventions

Long description                                                                                                                                      M-Sat 9:30am-5:30pm, Sun 10am-4pm. Closed major holidays. Route takes you thru a neighborhood built for Reno’s original elite families highlighting many historic homes. Also includes Idlewild Park and the River Walk that everyone enjoys. You’ll also pass the Art Museum, Event Center, Bowling Stadium, Aces Ballpark and several casino’s.

Distance: 10km/6km, Rating: 1B

Restrooms: Yes Pets: Yes
Strollers: Easy Wheelchairs: NO

Comments

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Snow and/or ice cancels event. Strollers easy except for one long staircase and one short hill.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box                                                                                                                           National Automobile Museum, 10 Lake St S, Reno, NV 89501-1558. (775)333-9300. From Hwy 395 N or S, exit I-80 W, exit Wells. Turn left on Wells. From I-80 E or W, exit Wells. E will turn right onto Wells, W will turn left onto Wells. Turn right onto Mill and right at Museum Dr. Parking lot on left.

Tahoe Trail Trekkers             Event website: www.tahoetrailtrekkers.org

Judy Gordon                       renojag775@juno.com                        (775) 331-9296

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SN: 112805 – 2019 / Y0935

Reno – UNR/San Rafael

Year Round Walk

Hosted in a traditional start box

Reno, Nevada

National Automobile Museum

From Tue, Jan 1st to Tue, Dec 31st

Open from Mon-Sat, 9:30 to 5:30; Sun, 10-4.

Special programs

Bridges – Spanning the USA

Make a Wish at a Water Fountain

State Street Sashay

Take a Walk In a City Park

Treasure Hunt – A way to walk our precious trails

Volcanoes

Walking the Path of Inventions

Long description                                                                                                                                                M-Sat 9:30am-5:30pm, Sun 10am-4pm. Closed major holidays. No pets on campus. New Route! Walk thru the vibrant UNR campus on the way to Rancho San Rafael park, a quiet oasis with botanical gardens and a museum. Also includes downtown and the Riverwalk.

Distance: 5/10/km, Rating: 2A

Restrooms: Yes Pets: Yes
Strollers: medium Wheelchairs: hard

Comments                                                                                                                                           Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Snow and /or ice cancels event. Route is gradually uphill to the halfway point then downhill back to start.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box                                                                                                                 National Automobile Museum, 10 Lake St S, Reno, NV 89501-1558. (775)333-9300. From Hwy 395 N or S, exit I-80 W, exit Wells. Turn left on Wells. From I-80 E or W, exit Wells. E will turn right onto Wells, W will turn left onto Wells. Turn right onto Mill and right at Museum Dr. Parking lot on left.

Tahoe Trail Trekkers

Event website: www.tahoetrailtrekkers.org

Judy Gordon                renojag775@juno.com                        (775) 331-9296

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