Astronomy at Northstar and Kayaking on L. Tahoe


July 21 - 22, 2012 (Closed)

Tahoe Star Tour

Accent String Quartet

Kayak Tour of North Lake Tahoe

Here's a chance to experience the total Tahoe scene from Lake to Heavens, with heavenly music. Arrive at North Lake Tahoe on Saturday afternoon. Check in, enjoy a group dinner, then go to Northstar for the Tahoe Star Tour, a guided astronomy tour at mid-mountain, including the Accent String Quartet. On Sunday, check out of the hotel, and proceed to Tahoe Vista for a choice of a two or four hour kayak tour of North Lake Tahoe with Tahoe City Kayak.

Members will provide their own transportation to the hotel, Northstar, and the kayak tour, with car pooling encouraged.

Please sign up by July 15th! Contact Fred, the trip leader, who will make reservations for you, and match up roommates. Email Fred, at: .


Saturday, July 21st

  • 3:00-6:00 pm: Arrive and check in at Tahoe Inn.
  • 6:00 pm: Group dinner at Cal Neva or choice.
  • 7:30-8:00 pm: Arrive at Northstar, board the Highlands Gondola at the Village top level next to the Northstar Lodge - Hyatt Residence Club. (Not the Big Springs Gondola we ride for skiing.)
  • 8:15 pm: Meet at the top of the Highlands Gondola for a 15 minute guided hike down to the Lodge at Big Springs Deck.
  • 10:30 pm: After you've experienced the wonder of the sky, the group will load onto a shuttle bus from mid-mountain and return back to the Village at Northstar, where your journey will end.

Sunday, July 22nd

  • morning: Check out of the Tahoe Inn
  • 9:30 am: Arrive at Tahoe Vista Recreation Area, 7010 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe Vista, CA





Price: Don't pay SAGA North, but see costs below CLOSED (non-members welcome)
Closed after: 07/15/2012
Lodging: 1 night - $175/p dbl. occ., $220/p sngl. occ.
Tahoe Star Tour : $65
Kayak: $80 (includes box lunch)
Transportation: car pool
Dates: July 21 - 22, 2012

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