As you travel up highway 89 from Tahoe City toward Homewood, Alpine Peaks and Ward Creek are areas on the West Shore up Pineland or Ward Ave. From this neighborhood, one can actually jump on the Sherwood chair (if you have a pass) ride over to Alpine Meadows lodge and catch a shuttle to Squaw Valley. Even though this somewhat hilly and forested neighborhood is on the West Shore – it goes so far into the woods that it ends up in Alpine Meadows on the South side. Beautiful Ward Creek runs along side of the road, with nice hiking trails throughout. During Summer one can climb up the back of the Sherwood run or hike up to Twin Peaks for breathtaking views. This is a very remote area and perfect for those who like to be tucked away in the solitude of the mountains. Home prices range between $400K and over $1 million.