Join us for our monthly "Trail Talk Series" where you'll hear from local experts who will share their knowledge and expertise related to the Tahoe Rim Trail, what you can find while exploring and how you can be prepared for a safe and enjoyable trail experience!
The talk, "Geology of the Tahoe Rim Trail" will be held on Tuesday, April 28 at El Dorado County Library with the Friends of the Library located at 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Our very own, Dave Schnake, Vice President of Trail Operations and Board Member extraordinare will be the guest speaker. Dave has a B.S. in Geology from TCU and an M.S. in Geochemistry from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Formerly a registered geologist in California, Idaho, and Arizona. Throughout his career, Dave has worked extensively in mining, mineral exploration, groundwater production and environmental remediation in both the western US and Canada.
Dave's talk will take you around the Tahoe Rim Trail as we discover the amazing variety of geology found right here in the Tahoe Basin! You'll gain an appreciation of the enormous geologic forces that led to the formation of Lake Tahoe in this informative, non-technical presentation of the geologic history of the Lake Tahoe Basin.We will then highlight the varying geology to be discovered as one travels around the Lake on the Tahoe Rim Trail.