Summer is here and it is hot hot hot! There is no better way to cool down than hitting the water on a SUP. If you are new to paddle boarding, looking to join the sport, or looking to upgrade to a faster board, we are offering free paddle board demos at Donner Lake’s West End Beach every Saturday evening starting on July 11th. This is a great way to try our the latest in paddle technology and see what type of board fits your needs best.
We are also offering FREE paddle board yoga on July 18th! The ladies from the Butterfly Effect will be out at West End Beach instructing a free yoga class for all levels. Try the newest fitness craze and come on out for some downward dog! We will have boards to take out if you do not have one!
On August 1st we are hosting a free-fun SUP race with Olympian and Truckee local Daron Rahlves. Come out and see if you can beat the ski racer on the water, there will be prizes for all participants and all ages and levels are invited to join the fun. Daron is a pretty competitive guy so we are stoked to see if one of the local paddle enthusiasts can take him on and win!
Father‘s day is just around the corner and the daunting task of finding the right gift for Dad is upon us again. We have tried to to make it a little easier this year by putting together a list of our top five gifts for every Tahoe dad at every price range.
Arcteryx Ravelin Shirt
Arcteryx Ravelin Shirt: This versatile linen/cotton shirt is already a favorite of many Tahoe dads. It is dressy enough for night out at Truckee’s finest establishments, but is built for active fathers with gusseted seams and a truly breathable construction. Price: $69
Tahoe SUP Tallac
Tahoe SUP Tallac Stand Up Paddle Board: Perhaps the ultimate Father‘s Day present, the Tallac was designed specifically for Lake Tahoe but will tackle any body of water with ease. The Tallac is stable enough to handle dad, a cooler strapped to the back, and maybe even the family dog. A built-in compass on the deck along with a topographic map topsheet will keep Dad moving in the right direction. Price: $2049
Quiksilver Breakwater Rashguard
Quiksilver Breakwater Loose Fit Rashguard: This technical tee combines the functionality of a traditional rashgaurd with the styling of a tee-shirt. The fabric is UPF 50 and will protect dad’s skin while he is out on the water or out on the trail. Price: $47
Outdoor Research Sensor Dry Smartphone Dry Bag
Outdoor Research Sensor Dry Smart Phone Dry Bag: This dry bag is perfect for the techy dad that cannot be separated from his Iphone. The sensor screen dry bag allows dad to use his phone and even plug in his headphones while he is out on the lake or rafting the Truckee river. Price: $29.99
Go Pro Hero 4 Black
GoPro Hero4 Black: You know Dad wants this bad boy, he’s been hinting at it for years. With this gift he can take his amateur videography to the next level. The most advance GoPro model ever will let dad record all of the family adventures at the highest def possible. Price $499