One of my retirement goals is to hike. Hiking is something I have always enjoyed hiking and I want to hike often in a wide variety of places. Sierra Canyon, the Del Webb over 55 community that we live in has a very active hiking group that hikes every Monday and Thursday. The hikes are usually 5-7 miles. Monday are easier and shorter than the hikes on Thursdays.
Last Monday Duke and I did our first hike with the group. We hiked along the shore of Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay from D.L. Bliss State Park to Vikingsholm. Here is a picture of the group getting ready to leave the parking lot. The drivers took the cars down to the end of the route and then all came back in one car.
Lake Tahoe is one of the most beautiful places on earth. The walk along the lake was gorgeous.
From Vikinsholm we hiked to Eagle Falls and then about a mile back up to the parking area road. On the way home we stopped for beer and snacks at Sunnyside Restaurant. We sat on the deck overlooking the lake. It was great group of people and a lot of fun. The total hike was about 5.5 miles and quite easy.
Here is the Flickr link of all the pictures from the hike.