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Red Bull Raid Levels Up And Returns to Squaw Valley In 2020 | April 3-4

First Of Its Kind, Red Bull Raid Levels Up And Returns to Squaw Valley In 2020 Human Powered Ski And Splitboard Event Combines Speed And Form In Uphill Battle Olympic Valley, CA. (FEB 11, 2020) – Red Bull Raid, the only freeride event in the United States that blends the endurance aspect of competitive uphill ski mountaineering with the technical, progressive style of big-mountain riding, will return to Squaw Valley on the weekend of April 3-4, featuring a newly introduced weather window over the two days to optimize conditions and travel needs for athletes.  With 75 of the finest backcountry...

Yosemite Gateway Counties and Yosemite National Park Honored with Inaugural Visit California Poppy Award for Excellence in Destination Stewardship

Yosemite National Park, Calif. (Feb. 24, 2020) – Visit California honored tourism destinations and attractions across California for excellence in tourism marketing at the organization’s biennial Poppy Awards, held Feb. 11 in San Diego. Yosemite National Park along with Yosemite Gateway Counties- Mono, Tuolumne, Mariposa, and Madera are proud to announce that they were selected as the winner in a surprise inaugural category. The Excellence in Destination Stewardship recognized the destinations for their collaborative digital influencer campaign. The funding for the campaign was a grant from Yosemite National Park for the purpose of encouraging travelers to visit the region on...

Yosemite Gateway Counties and Yosemite National Park Honored with Inaugural Visit California Poppy Award for Excellence in Destination Stewardship

Yosemite National Park, Calif. (Feb. 24, 2020) – Visit California honored tourism destinations and attractions across California for excellence in tourism marketing at the organization’s biennial Poppy Awards, held Feb. 11 in San Diego. Yosemite National Park along with Yosemite Gateway Counties- Mono, Tuolumne, Mariposa, and Madera are proud to announce that they were selected as the winner in a surprise inaugural category. The Excellence in Destination Stewardship recognized the destinations for their collaborative digital influencer campaign. The funding for the campaign was a grant from Yosemite National Park for the purpose of encouraging travelers to visit the region on...

Significant Access Delays and Parking Shortages Expected this Summer Bishop Pass TRAIL HEAD and South Lake Rd – Inyo National forest

South Lake Road Reconstruction Planned for 2020 – Significant Impacts to Access, Parking Bishop Ca, Inyo National Forest – Feb., 25, 2020 – The South Lake Road Reconstruction is planned for the 2020 season under a funding requestfrom Inyo County. The road will be re-paved and needs significant repairs for safety and includes a new bicycle staging area. The Inyo National Forest is also completing trailhead parking and campground improvements in conjunction with this project. Many destinations along the South Lake Road are popular for boating, fishing, hiking and backpacking, and camping. The Bishop Pass Trailhead is a highly...

Paiute Cutthroat Trout Reintroduced to Native Habitat in High Sierra Wilderness

Carson Iceberg Wilderness Once Again Home to Native Paiute Cutthroat Trout Sierra Rec Magazine -Alpine County Ca- September 2019 – California’s native Paiute cutthroat trout, the rarest trout in North America, swims once again in its high Sierra home waters for the first time in more than 100 years. California Natural Resources Secretary Wade Crowfoot, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Director Charlton H. Bonham and representatives from the USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Golden Gate Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Little Antelope Pack Station joined biologists to release 30 Paiute cutthroat trout of...

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Forest Service Hosts Off-Highway Vehicle Grant Open House in South Lake Tahoe on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

Anyone Interested In Off-highway Vehicle Recreation Access In The Tahoe Basin invited To Attend SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2020 – The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will host an open house in South Lake Tahoe on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, to provide information and seek public input on our annual California Department of Parks and Recreation Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division grant applications. The OHMVR applications request funding for trail maintenance and operation of facilities for off-highway vehicle access in the Tahoe Basin. The open house will take place in the Emerald Bay Room at...

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Red Bull Raid Levels Up And Returns to Squaw Valley In 2020 | April 3-4

First Of Its Kind, Red Bull Raid Levels Up And Returns to Squaw Valley In 2020 Human Powered Ski And Splitboard Event Combines Speed And Form In Uphill Battle Olympic Valley, CA. (FEB 11, 2020) – Red Bull Raid, the only freeride event in the United States that blends the endurance aspect of competitive uphill ski mountaineering with the technical, progressive style of big-mountain riding, will return to Squaw Valley on the weekend of April 3-4, featuring a newly introduced weather window over the two days to optimize conditions and travel needs for athletes.  With 75 of the finest backcountry...

  • Yosemite

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite Introduces Refined ’Cabineering’ Concept with New Explorer Cabins

50 two-bedroom cabins are set to debut in Summer 2019, expanding mountain resort’s wide variety of accommodations near Yosemite National Park FISH CAMP, Calif.— May 31, 2019– Tenaya Lodge is elevating the Yosemite experience this summer with the debut of the Explorer Cabins at Tenaya Lodge. The picturesque cabin development will offer guests a unique Yosemite “cabineering” experience that combines the refined comforts of a modern cabin, personalized service and the perks of a full-service resort — all in a pristine mountain setting. Cabin Community – image courtesy of DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, Inc The 50 stand-alone, two-bedroom Explorer Cabins are...

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Significant Access Delays and Parking Shortages Expected this Summer Bishop Pass TRAIL HEAD and South Lake Rd – Inyo National forest

South Lake Road Reconstruction Planned for 2020 – Significant Impacts to Access, Parking Bishop Ca, Inyo National Forest – Feb., 25, 2020 – The South Lake Road Reconstruction is planned for the 2020 season under a funding requestfrom Inyo County. The road will be re-paved and needs significant repairs for safety and includes a new bicycle staging area. The Inyo National Forest is also completing trailhead parking and campground improvements in conjunction with this project. Many destinations along the South Lake Road are popular for boating, fishing, hiking and backpacking, and camping. The Bishop Pass Trailhead is a highly...

New “Red Bull Raid” Competition Coming to Squaw Valley’s Silverado on April 13

First of its kind event will test the speed and skill of local men and women, both uphill and downhill Sierra Rec Magazine – [Olympic Valley, Calif.] April 1, 2019 – Red Bull is bringing a brand new event to Squaw Valley on April 13, 2019: Red Bull Raid. The event will be hosted in Squaw Valley’s Silverado area, with competition based around both uphill and downhill skill and speed. The competition is composed of two parts: ski touring or splitboarding up and then the descent on the same equipment. Known for putting on some of the world’s most extreme...

Wildfire Restrictions Initiated on BLM-managed public lands Western Sierra

BLM Mother Lode Field Office initiates seasonal fire restrictions EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Mother Lode Field Office is initiating fire restrictions on BLM-managed public lands in Amador, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Mariposa, Merced, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tuolumne and Yuba counties, effective June 14, due to wildland fire danger. The National Interagency Fire Center predicts the likelihood for large wildland fires will be above normal this summer. An unusually wet winter has produced an abundant grass crop, which has already cured or dried out. These heavy fuel loads have a high...

Inyo National Forest Campground and Access Updates October 17, 2019

Still time for Fall Camping in the Eastern Sierra Sierra REC Magazine – Eastern Sierra – October 17, 2019 – For some Fall season can not last long enough. For those that are in no hurry to slip on the skis and snowshoes for winter and are looking to get out in the Eastern sierra and Camp, hike and ride, Inyo National forest does a great job in updating their weekly availability int he regions they manage. Here are the current Camping and road access reports for Inyo National Forest which encompasses the Mono Lake region, Mammoth Regions and...

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