Tim Hauserman is a freelance writer and nearly a life-long resident of North Lake Tahoe. He wrote the official guide to the Tahoe Rim Trail, the recently published 4th edition. He also wrote Monsters in the Woods: Backpacking with Children and has written hundreds of articles on a variety of topics: travel, outdoor recreation, housing, education, and wildfires. Check out Tim’s website . https://www.timhauserman.com/. Tim’s latest book: Going it Alone. Ramblings and Reflections From the Trial is now available at your local bookstore, along with his many other publications.