Trails & Vistas Information
Trails & Vistas Reflections – Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8, 2013
Unique to this year's Trails & Vistas is a forty-piece symphony orchestra and Tsurunokaie Taiko drummers.
Featuring Ian Ethan Case, a musician of the African Kalimba, whose rhythmic and melodic sounds are both innovative and deeply rooted in tradition accompanied with percussion musicians from Grass Valley.
NEW FOR THIS YEAR
There will be three different ticket types for this year's Trails & Vistas events. Please choose the correct ticket type when purchasing. There are No Refunds on ticket purchases.
Each hiker is encouraged to slow down, breathe deeply and listen to the language of nature during Trails & Vistas. Art hikes will be offered every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 7 and 8.
Specialty hikes include family hikes for those hiking with children, meditative hikes for those wanting an especially quiet and spiritual connection (adults only) and leisurely hikes for those who prefer or need a slower pace.
Tickets are on sale for the Trails & Vistas Art Hike “Reflections” at the Pacific Crest Trail on Donner Summit and the 10th Anniversary Concert at the Truckee Amphitheatre on Saturday evening. Advance purchase is highly recommended (the art hike event has sold out every year). Tickets cost $30 for adults and $10 for children.
Weather - what if it snows?
Sierra weather can be unpredictable. This event will not be canceled because of weather. We will forge ahead through rain, shine and snow. Should weather or fire conditions become UNSAFE, coordinators reserve the right to change the date or times of the event.
Volunteer to help Trails & Vistas
We could use some more helpful hands! Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more Volunteer Information please visit our Volunteers page.
10th Anniversary World Music Concert
The evening of Saturday, September 7, Trails & Vistas is hosting a wonderful concert in celebration of our 10th anniversary.
Gates open at 5 p.m. and music starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 7. Art hike attendees can take advantage of a 50% discount ($10) for the concert when purchasing art hike and concert ticket online. Non-hikers can experience the world music concert for $20 advance/$30 at the door.
Trails & Vistas Art Hike “Reflections”
Trails & Vistas Art Hike “Reflections”More than 60 participating artists including musicians, dancers, poets, singers and visual artists will perform aside stunning alpine lakes, next to a cathedral of pines and with breathtaking vistas as a backdrop. Artists include internationally acclaimed Angelika who sings songs and healing chants in ancient Sanskrit and InnerRhythms Dance Theatre whose performance weaves seamlessly around the boulders and into the trees.
Trails & Vistas brings art and nature to the Sierra Nevada. It's a creative and often spiritual experience in the most breathtaking stage—nature. By creating an event that allows people to appreciate the Sierra landscape and tune into humanity's greatest gift to the universe—creativity. Join us for an unforgettable experience.
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