Monthly Archives: August 2006

Heading to Lake Tahoe?

Reno-Tahoe Blog has a couple interesting destinations: Vikingsholm, a rich Illinois woman’s guest house that’s now owned by California’s state parks; and Nevada petroglyphs, writings and carvings left on rocks by ancient Americans.

More blister tips

Handy reminders from; one of the bunch: Try lubricants and antiperspirants. For short hikes, petroleum jelly and drying powders can help. For longer hikes, antiperspirants containing aluminum chloride hexahydrate have a proven effect by reducing the amount of perspiration…