Tucker Ballister

Tucker spent his childhood falling in love with the outdoors surrounding Lake Tahoe. A graduate of the Master’s of Tourism Management program at Colorado State University in 2014, Tucker has spent the last six years traveling throughout the United States (and Costa Rica).  He works as a full-time freelance copywriter and guides hiking, backpacking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and mountain biking trips in the Tahoe area during the summers. He currently resides in Truckee, California and regularly shares new adventure stories on his website, thebackpackguide.com. 


The Best Local Day Hikes Around Tahoe

The Best Local Day Hikes Around Tahoe

Disclaimer: You should only be hiking trails that aren't overcrowded during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, and keep at least a six-foot

Apr 24, 2020 : Tucker Ballister