Friday, May 31, 2013

Annual Hike For Health Trail Day!

Don't miss out on the Annual Hike For Health Trail Day on June 15th from 8am to 1pm! 
Events will include:

8 a.m.: Identifying Birds of the Carson Valley Hike with Jim Woods from Birding Under Nevada Skies

*9 a.m.: Mountain Bike Ride from Spooner Summit to Genoa on the Tahoe Rim and Sierra Canyon Trails with Jeremy Vlcan, CVTA’s Trail Operations VP. (*This event will not take place at River Fork Ranch and is for intermediate or advanced riders. To sign up and discuss this event’s schedule and logistics, contact Jeremy at 775-722-8784.)

10 a.m.: Flora and Fauna Hike Along the Carson River with Duane Petite, TNC’s Carson River Project Director

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.:

“River Fork Ranch Trail Treasures” Self-guided Hiking
Trail Art: Arts & Crafts; Watercolor Painting
Safe & Smart Hiking
Leave No Trace/Trail Stewardship

11:30 to 12:30: BBQ Lunch

Donation requested—$5 adults; $3 children

All participants must register onsite and sign a waiver and release agreement. Parent or guardian signature required for participants age 17 and under. Please do not bring dogs to this event.

More Information: 775-265-0766 or

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Tour of the Carson Valley

Don't miss the 6th Annual Tour of the Carson Valley-Barbecue & Ice Cream Social! This is a fun historic bicycle tour for all abilities in Beautiful Carson Valley, Nevada. A Celebration of the Cycling Culture. Pedal back in time on optional mileage routes taking recreational bicyclists along the eastern foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains on former Pioneer, Pony Express, Stagecoach & Emigrant Wagon roadways. CLICK HERE to register!

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Off-Roading in Carson Valley!

Off-roading through the Carson Valley is a MUST! Start planning your trip here! Carson Valley is a mecca for trails, and off roading of all sorts, Getaway spends a day off roading throughout the Carson Valley and has a amazing time! 

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Spring Soaring XC Camp Starts This Saturday!

The Soaring NV Cross Country camp is designed to help the low time glider pilot gain the skills, knowledge, and judgment required to safely and successfully fly cross country. Our goal is that by the end of the camp, all students will be capable of completing their Bronze and Silver Badges.

Fee: $300. Includes: Camp Notebook, T-Shirt, Dinner, Flight time with and instructor, glider rental, and tows will be charged separately. Topics Covered: Badge Rules and Requirements, Thermaling Basics, Navigation, Glide Slope Management, Landing Out, Airspace/Sectionals/Regulations, Weather Interpreting Atmospheric Soundings, Judgment, Speed to Fly Theory.

Each day will start with presentations, followed by flights, either individually or with an Instructor, to practice the topics covered. More presentations will be given in the evenings at the end of the flying day. We have room for 9 pilots who will be flying our gliders, as well as any others who will be bringing their own gliders (or club gliders) to fly.

Notes: Attendees are encouraged to stay for at least a couple of days after the camp to either make badge attempts or to fly XC with an instructor

Location : Soaring NV, Minden-Tahoe Airport
Contact : Email: or (775)782-9595

For more information CLICK HERE.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Thirsty Third Thursday!

Main Street Gardnerville will once again be hosting "Thirsty Third Thursday" Wine Walks taking place the third Thursday of each month, May-September, 4:30 - 7:30 pm. The cost is $10 for registration and $5 for a commemorative Main Street Gardnerville Wine Glass (glasses purchased this year can be used at any future Thirsty Third Thursday event). Each Wine Walk brings out anywhere from 300-500 registered Wine Walkers to the downtown district. The money raised covers expenses and goes back into the community to support Main Street Gardnerville's revitalization efforts of the historic downtown district!!!

This Thirsty Thursday will be featuring wines from the following regions: – Napa and Sonoma.

For more details visit: or follow us on facebook at "Main Street Gardnerville" for more information and updates.

Hope to see you there!

For more info CLICK HERE.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

1862 David Walley's Resort Mother's Day Brunch Buffet

Sunday, May 12, 2013, 10:00am - 3:00pm
1862 David Walley’s Resort – Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet- 10:00am – 3:00pm
Delicious Buffet Stations: Omelet Station, Carving Station, Chef’s Starters, Chef’s Entrees and Bakery Corner.
Reservations Recommended – 775-783-0788 $36 Adults $18 Kids

CLICK HERE for more information! 

Thursday, May 2, 2013

2013 Eagles & Agriculture Photo Contest Winner!

Merry Muller of Gardnerville both first place awards in the 2013 Eagles & Agriculture Photo Contest. Her ‘Calf and Eagle Playing’ image was selected by the Eagles and Agriculture Steering Committee as the best Eagle image and her ‘Newborn Calf’ image!