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Arcade Belts to Host 5th Annual Mothership Classic at Squaw Valley

Arcade Belts to Host 5th Annual Mothership Classic at Squaw Valley to Raise Funds for Tahoe-Based Nonprofit Olympic Valley, Calif.] March 20, 2019–With all of the new Tahoe snow, Squaw Valley skiers’ and snowboarders’ spirits are sure to be high in their quest to raise funds for the High Fives Foundation. The 5th annual Mothership Classic will be hosted on March 31, 2019 by Arcade Belts on Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows’ infamous KT-22 chairlift – also known as “The Mothership.” Over 100 participants will set upon the slopes in retro gear to fundraise for the High Fives Foundation, a nonprofit based in Truckee, Calif. that provides...

Backpacking Young Lakes in Yosemite

Sierra Rec Magazine, August 2018 – Backpacking in Yosemite is a life goal for many who visit this pristine granite palace in the High Sierra.  As a beginning backpacker, I was overjoyed to learn in March that we had secured 6 passes into the Yosemite Wilderness and Young Lakes, for my first backpacking experience ever.  Young Lakes is a beautiful set of three high alpine lakes sitting just over 9800′ at the lowest level and 10,250′ at the high lake with views of Mt Conness (12,589′), Ragged Peaks and Shepard’s Peak highlighting the panoramic skylines. Lower Young Lake just before Sunset....

Arcade Belts to Host 5th Annual Mothership Classic at Squaw Valley

Arcade Belts to Host 5th Annual Mothership Classic at Squaw Valley to Raise Funds for Tahoe-Based Nonprofit Olympic Valley, Calif.] March 20, 2019–With all of the new Tahoe snow, Squaw Valley skiers’ and snowboarders’ spirits are sure to be high in their quest to raise funds for the High Fives Foundation. The 5th annual Mothership Classic will be hosted on March 31, 2019 by Arcade Belts on Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows’ infamous KT-22 chairlift – also known as “The Mothership.” Over 100 participants will set upon the slopes in retro gear to fundraise for the High Fives Foundation, a nonprofit based in Truckee, Calif. that provides...

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 Chalet Opening 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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Carson City Off-Road Announces New Event Date of June 28-30

Two weeks later date will accommodate extra snowmelt in huge Sierra Nevada winter (CARSON CITY, NEV.) March 11, 2019 – In order to deliver on the objective of giving mountain bikers a true backcountry experience on world-class singletrack that challenges riders as much as it inspires & rewards, and allowing for extra snowmelt time in a potentially record-setting Sierra Nevada winter, Epic Rides today announced a date change of the Carson City Off-Road from June 14-16 to June 28-30. “If you’ve been paying attention to the weather in the Sierra Nevada, they’ve been getting hammered with snowstorms since late...

Sierra-at-Tahoe Launches the Sierra Playgrounds

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – March 24, 2019—Celebrating 25 years of award-winning terrain parks, Sierra-at-Tahoe is proud to announce the launch of the Sierra Playgrounds. A collection of eight terrain parks spanning across Sierra’s 2,000 skiable acres and including the only halfpipe in South Lake Tahoe, the Playgrounds are a place for everyone to progress, have fun and celebrate the shared love of skiing and riding. Since their inception in 1993, terrain parks at Sierra have been at the helm of innovation, consistently setting trends in the industry while creating features for skiers and riders of all levels to...

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...

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