Caldor fire bears down on Lake Tahoe as communities clouded in smoke | California

[ad_1] A wind-driven wildfire continued to advance towards Lake Tahoe, clouding the alpine vacation and tourist spot in a sickly yellow layer of smoke, as more than 14,000 firefighters battled wildfires up and down California. As the weather heated up and winds shifted, the Caldor fire, the nation’s top-priority for firefighting resources, grew to more … Read more

California’s mountain getaway of Lake Tahoe inundated by smoke

California's mountain getaway of Lake Tahoe inundated by smoke

[ad_1] The Lake Tahoe region, the pristine getaway for generations of visitors from California’s urban coast, is in the midst of a big-city problem of its own: terrible air quality. The culprit is the 126,182-acre Caldor Fire to the south, and possibly spot fires from the 82 percent-contained Tamarack Fire, also to the south, officials … Read more

Lake Tahoe shrouded in smoke from surging Caldor fire – in pictures | US news

[ad_1] The pristine setting of Lake Tahoe, on the California-Nevada border, was obscured by thick plumes of smoke as thousands of firefighters worked to contain the nearby Caldor fire, which has burned more than 120,000 acres. Tourists wore masks outdoors and ducked into cafes and casinos to escape the haze and the smell [ad_2] Source … Read more

Bike broke mountains: high-speed sports are destroying the Lake District’s fells | Cycling

[ad_1] I applaud the work of Fix the Fells (Lake District in peril due to climate emergency and influx of pandemic walkers, 18 August), but as a regular fellwalker I fear that much of their work is being undone by the influx of Lycra-clad mountain bikers carrying their expensive machines to the top of Helvellyn, … Read more