Photography by Ronald J. Parker and Yvonne Adan

Death Valley

Lake Tahoe-Tues

Then left going over Donner Pass. We started seeing snow at 3000 ft. We stopped in Truckee for a break. The lady at the minimart the snow was melting fast. A couple of weeks before she had six feet of snow on her roof. Now it was practically gone. We took a trip from Truckee down to North Lake Tahoe. We followed along the Truckee river and I thought for sure we were going down but the water was flowing back toward where we had come. Places to stop by the highway were limited to the areas cleared of snow. We went past the Squaw Valley ski area where they had the Olympic winter games in 1960. Then back to Reno over Mt. Rose highway. It was a clear day but ran into some snow flurries above 8000 ft on Mt. Rose Highway. We stayed overnight in Reno at the Eldorado Hotel. The second floor was continuous with the Silver Legacy and Circus- Circus hotels. We enjoyed the Buffet for Dinner and breakfast the next day.



This bike path will get you wet, maybe we need to come back after the snow has melted.Bike path into the snow

Lake Tahoe in a panaramic view close to the lake.

Lake Tahoe from close to water

Lake Tahoe in a panaramic view from a Vista Pt. on Mt. Rose Highway..

Lake Tahoe from a Vista Pt. higher above lake level.

Tree caught in edge of water snowing at a meadow on Mt. Rose Hyway Snow Bank at Mt. Rose ski area
Truckee River with water and snow Snow Flurries on Mt. Rose Highway Snow Banks at Mt. Rose ski area
Snowmobiles buried in snow patterns in the side of building Eldorado logo on parking structure
These snowmobiles haven't
been used this winter

Pattern in the Reno High Rise
of Silver Legacy Hotel/ Casino.

Eldorado Hotel Logo on
side of parking structure

Photo of multiple man at yerba buena gardens Alabama Hills rocks Walker River
            Tufa in winter colors

Yerba Buena Gardens

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Lake Tahoe

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Walker River

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Mono Lake

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Golden Canyon

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Desert Flowers

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