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New Burton Riglet Parks Launch at Squaw Kids and Alpine Kids

Kids ages 3-7 in group and private lessons have new parks to explore and learn Olympic Valley, Calif. – Dec. 12, 2018 – New Burton Riglet Parks made their debut today at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. Little shredders got their first turns in at the Riglet Park at the Squaw Kids designated learning area, while the park at the Alpine Kids learning area will open as soon as conditions allow. These playground-style learning parks make a kid’s experience more interactive and fun. By utilizing terrain-based features, easy-to-use Burton Learn To Ride equipment and learning tools like the Burton Handle Bar and Riglet Reel,...

National Park Service Announces Entrance Fee-Free Days for 2019 Sierra Parks

Yosemite, Lassen Volcanic, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Will Offer Five Free Entrance Days in 2019 Sierra Rec Magazine – News Release NPS – WASHINGTON – The National Park Service will waive all entrance fees on five days in 2019, giving visitors and locals an additional FEE Free opportunity to come and explore the Sierra National Parks we all love and celebrate.  These Fee Free days can be quite busy days to explore the National Parks but if the gate fee is your barrier for going, then take these opportunities to celebrate special moments in the parks. Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings...

New Burton Riglet Parks Launch at Squaw Kids and Alpine Kids

Kids ages 3-7 in group and private lessons have new parks to explore and learn Olympic Valley, Calif. – Dec. 12, 2018 – New Burton Riglet Parks made their debut today at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. Little shredders got their first turns in at the Riglet Park at the Squaw Kids designated learning area, while the park at the Alpine Kids learning area will open as soon as conditions allow. These playground-style learning parks make a kid’s experience more interactive and fun. By utilizing terrain-based features, easy-to-use Burton Learn To Ride equipment and learning tools like the Burton Handle Bar and Riglet Reel,...

June Mountain Ski Resort Opens Saturday

California’s Family Mountain June Mountain, Mammoth’s sister to the north, opens for its 18/19 winter season on Saturday, December 15. Join the June crew for a day of family fun on the slopes with a first chair ceremony and toast to the season. Events Schedule  7:30AM Ticket Office Opens8:00AM Chair J1 Opens to the Public J1 Chairlift8:30AMOpening Day Ceremony J2 Chairlift 11AMToast to the SeasonJune Mountain Meadows ChaletOpening is weather and conditions permitting and subject to...

Reach Higher Trail Challenge Kick-off At Lassen Volcanic National Park June 9th

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day, June 9 and celebrate Early Season Conditions At Lassen Volcanic National Park  Sierra Rec Magazine ~ June 7, 2018 –  Chester Ca – Participate in the Lassen Volcanic National Park Reach Higher Trail Challenge and earn a commemorative bandana. Saturday, June 9, Lassen Volcanic celebrates National Get Outdoors Day with the annual Reach Higher Trail Challenge kick-off. “This year’s challenge celebrates the 50th anniversary of our National Trails System,” says Superintendent Jim Richardson. “We invite visitors to explore one of seven National Trails in, or adjacent to, the park.” Lassen contains all three types of National...

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Eldorado National Forest Almost Sold Out of Christmas Tree Permits

Christmas Tree Tags Almost Sold Out on the Eldorado National Forest PLACERVILLE, Calif. – There are less than 300 Christmas tree tags remaining out of the 4,500 that were available through the Eldorado National Forest Christmas tree permit program this year. The Placerville Ranger Station has already run out. As of this morning, the Forest Supervisor’s office still had 175 tags; the Georgetown Ranger Station had 100 tags; and the Amador Ranger Station had 40 tags. Local tree farms offer a similar experience and are listed on the El Dorado County Christmas Tree Growers website. Christmas tree permits and tree tags are also available on the Plumas, Lassen, Mendocino, Six Rivers,...

Tahoe National Forest Announces Sugar Pine Lake Boat Ramp Closure

Sugar Pine Boat Ramp Closure Area(s): Sugar Pine Boat Ramp Date(s): Apr 3, 2018 – May 20, 2018 The Sugar Pine Boat Ramp will be closed April 9-14 for the Sugar Pine Hazard Tree Removal Project. This will include portions of the Josh Hart Trail. The Sugar Pine Hazard Tree Project is removing beetle killed and drought affected trees from campgrounds, trails, and recreation sites around Sugar Pine Reservoir from 2/12/18 to 5/20/18. Please call the American River Ranger District front desk for up to date closures...

June Mountain Ski Resort Opens Saturday

California’s Family Mountain June Mountain, Mammoth’s sister to the north, opens for its 18/19 winter season on Saturday, December 15. Join the June crew for a day of family fun on the slopes with a first chair ceremony and toast to the season. Events Schedule  7:30AM Ticket Office Opens8:00AM Chair J1 Opens to the Public J1 Chairlift8:30AMOpening Day Ceremony J2 Chairlift 11AMToast to the SeasonJune Mountain Meadows ChaletOpening is weather and conditions permitting and subject to...