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Part 4 of 10 flights from the Truckee Tahoe Airport (KTRK)

Paul Smith said on January 24th, 2011 filed under: FLYING, PLACES TO SEE, RESTAURANTS

Yesterday we flew to Quincy, Gansner Field (2O1).

Yesterday in Tahoe City the sun was shinning and the sky was blue with just a few clouds.  My wife Toni and I headed to the Truckee Tahoe Airport (KTRK) around noon and we were in the air within an hour.

There were several large jets at the airport but none of them were moving.  The airport was pretty quiet with the exception of a couple planes in the pattern.

Flight from Truckee Tahoe AirportAs soon as we climbed to about 7,500 feet I could see a real difference in the amount of snow since last week.  We could sure use another set of storms.

Most of the lakes we flew over still look well frozen.  I could see snowmobile tracks going over Prosser Reservoir.Landing Quincy Airport 2O1

When we arrived within 10 miles of Quincy, there was one plane taking off and one on down wind.  That was all the traffic we saw.  If you have never landed here, be sure to do some research.  Landings can be a little tricky.  On down wind the airport is hidden behind a mountain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Lake Tahoe Condos and Townhomes, Heratage Cove


Heratage Cove is located at Lake Tahoe in Tahoe Vista California.

Heratage Cove Tahoe VistaThe complex has a nice rock entry and well maintained grounds. There seems to be plenty of parking for the owners and guests of the forty units. As you drive further into the complex there is a wonderful sandy beach and pier. The beach has a gentle slope as it enters into the water. This makes for a great place to enjoy a variety of activities such as volleyball, kayaking, swimming or just lounging on the beach. Read the rest of this entry »

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Part 1 of 10 flights from the Truckee Tahoe Airport (KTRK)

Paul Smith said on October 13th, 2010 filed under: ACTIVITIES, FLYING, LOCAL AREA PHOTOS, PLACES TO SEE, RESTAURANTS

Flights from the Truckee Airport are some of the most scenic flights I have ever made.

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Flying from the Truckee Airport to the Auburn airport (KAUN) is short and scenic. In fact as soon as you clear the mountain tops it’s almost time to start your decent into Auburn. Read the rest of this entry »

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Great Pizza at Lake Tahoe in Tahoe City, Ca

Paul Smith said on August 14th, 2010 filed under: LOCAL BUSINESS, RESTAURANTS

Great Pizza Place at Lake Tahoe in Tahoe City, CA.

Last Wednesday it was my turn to buy tacos for the office. Along with great pizza, Front Street Station Pizza Company Front Stret station tahoe city pizzamakes incredible carne asada tacos, and they have a three taco special on Wednesdays. The tortillas are heated in the pizza oven so it only takes minutes to have your tacos sitting in front of you. Read the rest of this entry »

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Lakeview Dining at Captain Jon’s at Lake Tahoe, 7228 North Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, Ca 96148

Paul Smith said on August 7th, 2010 filed under: RESTAURANTS

Captain Jon's Restaurant Lake Tahoe

I took my wife and daughter for Lakeview dining at Captain Jon’s in Lake Tahoe. When we entered the restaurant we were greeted by the owner, he seated us at a table next to the fireplace. We were offered the early bird menu, because we arrived before six o’clock. We were pleasantly surprised to see such a large variety, everything from burgers to fresh fish. At twenty dollars a plate including wine, I felt this is a great value.

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