Mar 4, 2014
Blauert on Outdoors: Tahoe's Calpine Lookout is worth the trip
Generally located on summits of regional high points, fire lookouts are designed to take direct lightning strikes.
Drought? Look to the lakes
That is what's happened at California's recreation lakes in the past year. Nature turned off the faucet off for 13 months through January '14, a real drought, but water managers still pulled the plugs in the tubs.