A Sante’ Fitness Blog

  • Tahoe Tramping – Sagehen Creek July 10, 2016 Tahoe Tramping – Sagehen Creek “Every day opens and closes like a flower, noiseless, and effortless.”  – John Muir Now is a good time to visit Sagehen Creek, seven miles north of Interstate 80 on Hwy. 89.  Look for a dirt parking area on the right hand side of the road just after crossing a highway bridge over Sagehen Creek. This is ...
  • BEST of North Lake Tahoe & Truckee July 9, 2016 Voting is now LIVE for the Sierra Sun-North Lake Tahoe Bonanza 2016 “BEST of North Lake Tahoe & Truckee”.  Show your LOVE for A Sante’ Lakeside fitness by voting now! If you LOVE Tahoe City – Please VOTE for all your favorite Tahoe City businesses today! Voting will be live through July 31st!  
  • 4th of July Holiday Hours at A Sante’ Lakeside Fitness June 28, 2016 Here are our hours for the upcoming 4th of July holiday.   Gym hours are all normal except for the 3rd and 4th, the hours on those days will be… Sunday July 3rd    7:00-5:00 Monday July 4th    7:00-12:00 Group Fitness Classes are cancelled both days.  Everything goes back to the normal schedule on Tuesday.  A Sante’ Lakeside Fitness wishes you ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Dardanelles Lake June 23, 2016 Tahoe Tramping Dardanelles Lake “We are in the mountains and they are in us …” If you are looking for a moderate, relatively short hike with a variety of habitats and a good swimming lake as your destination, then Dardanelles Lake would be a good choice. This trail is about eight miles out-and-back, and gains a little over ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Lake Genevieve and Crag Lake June 13, 2016  “There is a love of wild nature in everybody.”   – John Muir One of my favorite west shore trails starts at Meeks Bay and gradually climbs up toLake Genevieve  and Crag Lake.  This is about a 10 mile out-and-back hike into the western part of Desolation Wilderness.  You will encounter plenty of wild nature along ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Rubicon Trail June 4, 2016 Tahoe Tramping – Rubicon Trail One of my favorite Tahoe trails is the Rubicon Trail going from D.L. Bliss State Park and continuing on into Emerald Bay State Park.  It is a classic Tahoe trail with outstanding views of the lake and shoreline, and you might even see an Osprey or Bald Eagle at this time of ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Eagle Lake and Shirley Canyon May 23, 2016 Tahoe Tramping Two short, snow free hikes Eagle Lake and Shirley Canyon “You should sit in nature for twenty minutes a day, unless you’re busy, then you should sit for an hour.”     Eagle Lake – The trail to Eagle Lake in the Emerald Bay area is now snow free,although there are some small rivulets from snow melt running down a few ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Love Falls May 8, 2016 On Sunday we took a drive up to the Gold Lakes area to check on the current snow conditions.  It was a beautiful, partly cloudy day for a drive up Hwy 89 through Sierraville, and then onto Hwy 49 towards Sierra City. While driving through the Sierraville grasslands and pasturage, we saw a small patch of ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – South Yuba River SP April 28, 2016 Tahoe Tramping  – South Yuba River SP “Another day in the most favored province of bird and flower …”  John Muir After recently receiving almost a foot of snow at lake level, Cathy and I decided to take a day trip down to the Sierra foothills and visit South Yuba River State Park.  The park is a series ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – West Shore Waterfalls April 22, 2016 “Here is a cascade … filled with bounce and dance and joyous hurrah, yet earnest as a tempest …”            – John Muir If you are looking for a quick, easy hike, and enjoy the sound of cascading and tumbling water, and don’t want to spend a lot of time driving to ...