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Tahoe Rim Trail Assoc. provides two hiking programs circling Lake Tahoe

Tahoe Rim Trail Association
Make 2015 your year to complete the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail

Stateline, NV – February 10 Make 2015 a year to remember by circling beautiful Lake Tahoe from the rim of the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail. The Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) is proud to announce that open enrollment is now available for both of our popular hike offerings: The Segment Hiking Program & the Annual Thru Hike. Both groups will circle the 165+ mile rim of the Tahoe Basin on one of the most unique multi-use trails in the world. Both treks offer participants a supported method to complete the entire trail, the opportunity to meet new 2014-10-04 14.09.01hiking friends, the chance to disconnect from modern life and a traveling adventure through some of the most beautiful scenery in the Northern Sierra Nevada and Carson Mountain Range.

  • Annual Thru Hike- Each year, trail enthusiasts from around the world gather in Lake Tahoe to traverse the world-renown, Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) by way of the TRTA’s Annual Thru Hike. This 15-day, fully supported backpack trip throughout the Tahoe Basin will occur twice in the summer of 2015. The first expedition will run from July 25th-August 8th with the second trip from August 22nd-September 5th. Participants will be lead around the TRT by 3-4 trained & experienced volunteer guides while being met every 2-3 days with resupply from volunteer Trail Angels. Both expeditions cost $1,725 and have space for up to 12 participants. Those interested are encouraged to visit www.tahoerimtrail.org <http://www.tahoerimtrail.org>  to learn more about this exciting adventure and to register. Please note: This experience is not for first time backpackers.
  • Friday Segment Hiking Program – If backpacking is not your thing, but completing the Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) is, consider joining our Segment Hiking program. There is still room to join our Friday group of 11 participants from around the region to circle the 165+ mile rim of the Tahoe Basin through 10 weekly day hikes of each of the sections  of the TRT. All participants will receive support from the TRTA through weekly shuttles to the starting trailhead, along with trained volunteer guides who lead the hikes each week. The cost for this program is $550.   To register or for more information please visit www.tahoerimtrail.org <http://www.tahoerimtrail.org> . This experience is not for first time hikers.2014-06-28 11.14.13

Tahoe Rim Trail Association
Make 2015 your year to complete the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail

WHAT:        2015 Annual Thru Hike & Segment Hike Programs
WHEN:       Thru Hike                                        Segment Hike
                      July 25th-Aug 8th                               Fridays June 19th-August 28th
Aug 22nd-Sept. 5th
WHERE:     Tahoe Rim Trail, 165+ mile loop trail around Lake Tahoe
COST:          Annual Thru Hike: $1,725; Friday Segment Hiking Program: $550
INFO:           www.tahoerimtrail.org; Lindsey Schultz (775) 298-4491; lindseys@tahoerimtrail.org

Will 2015 be your year? Don’t let 2015 slip by without completing one of these life-changing adventures. Whether you day-hike or backpack the TRT, you’ll be sure to discover the beauty of the Tahoe Basin from this “trail like no other.


Established in 1981, the Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) is a membership-supported organization whose mission is to maintain and enhance the Tahoe Rim Trail system, practice and inspire stewardship and promote access to the beauty of the Lake Tahoe Region. The TRTA carries out this mission through two key programs: Trail Use and Trail Operations. Both programs offer in-depth backcountry skills trainings, hiking & educational programs, as well as rewarding volunteer opportunities year-round. The TRTA annually recruits, trains and manages approximately 500 volunteers who contribute more than 15,000 hours to support the TRTA’s mission and this trail like no other™ . Volunteer efforts, 2,100+ individual and corporate donations and grant funding make the TRTA’s annual stewardship work and more than one hundred free public offerings possible. Visit www.tahoerimtrail.org <http://www.tahoerimtrail.org>  
Map of Tahoe Rim Trail

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