Mount rose Meadows snowshoe

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

December 1, 2016 Chris Moran

December travel plans usually focus around family gatherings or fleeing to warmer climes. But a day trip or weekend in the Sierra Nevada may be the best way to get in the holiday spirit. Rent […]

Burning Man

Day Trip to The Black Rock Desert

September 5, 2016 Chris Moran

Millennia ago, it was the bed of Lake Lahontan, which covered 8,610 square miles of western Nevada. Today, it’s the stunning, massive Black Rock Desert, a smooth expanse of silty, buff-colored playa that provides the […]


Day Trip to Lovelock Cave

August 1, 2016 Chris Moran

Hidden just off Interstate 80 around Lovelock is one of the most important sites in North American archaeology (more on that later), making for an interesting day trip about 113 miles (one way) from Reno. […]