A 36-year-old man died last week after slipping off a trail near Squaw Valley and falling 100 feet. The man was on his way to the Big Chief crag with two friends, who intended to camp overnight and get an early start on climbing in the morning. All three men worked for Tahoe ski resorts.
Hiker Survives Lightening Strike Near Squaw Valley
At Tinker Knob near Soda Springs, an Austrian man was struck—and lived to tell about it.