Author: Gigi & Corky Heckendorn

2nd Annual Margie Powell Memorial Hike on Donner Summit

The 2nd Annual Margie Powell Memorial Hike on Donnner Summit - an easy, flat 4 mile hike going around Summit ...

Summer Hikes on Donner Summit

For a change of pace, check out the guided hikes on Donner Summit. ...

US Forest Service Purchases Lola Montez/Castle Peak Property

The U.S. Forest Service purchased 1.370 acres on Donner Summit in an area of wildlife, recreation and the popular Hole ...

FREE Sierra Nevada Geotourism Mobile App

Sierra Nevada Geotourism has a FREE mobile app that explores over 1,500 local restaurants, lodging, shops, events, historic sites and ...

Sierra Snowpack Falls Short This Year

Sierra snow depths are well below normal for this time of year due to the driest January and February ...

Sled Dog Races Return!

Sled dog races return to the Truckee area after a 16 year absence. ...

Royal Gorge Acquisition – A Success!

December 27 2012, By , No Comments

The acquisition of Donner Summit's Royal Gorge by conservation groups has succeeded, protecting the area from future development and preserving ...

“Hell on the Highway” – Driving Interstate 80 in Winter

December 10 2012, By , No Comments

National Geographic has created a 10-part series -- "Hell on the Highway" -- showing the hazardous winter of 2010 - ...

Royal Gorge Acquisition Nears Deadline

The deadline for raising the $13.5 million to acquire Royal Gorge is approaching - December 20, 2012 - but there's ...

Donner Summit Residential Sales Statistics – 2011 vs. 2012

Donner Summit residential sales comparison - 2011 to 2012. ...