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Mark your calendar for these NATIONAL PARK entrance fee–free dates in 2020

Fee Free Entrance Days Start Monday Jan 20th. On five days in 2020, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2020: Monday, January 20: Martin Luther King, Jr. DaySaturday, April 18: First Day of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger DayTuesday, August 25: National Park Service AnniversarySaturday, September 26: National Public Lands DayWednesday, November 11: Veterans Day Three National Parks in the Greater Sierra Region charge fees to explore the parks. Lassen Volcanic National Park, Yosemite National Park, sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park...

Mark your calendar for these NATIONAL PARK entrance fee–free dates in 2020

Fee Free Entrance Days Start Monday Jan 20th. On five days in 2020, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2020: Monday, January 20: Martin Luther King, Jr. DaySaturday, April 18: First Day of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger DayTuesday, August 25: National Park Service AnniversarySaturday, September 26: National Public Lands DayWednesday, November 11: Veterans Day Three National Parks in the Greater Sierra Region charge fees to explore the parks. Lassen Volcanic National Park, Yosemite National Park, sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park...

Black Friday Hydro Flask Savings Event

Happy Thanksgiving for our family to yours on this holiday weekend. We hope you kickback and enjoy a great meal with family and friends, or get out and explore this weekend with all our new snow in the Sierra. For you Adventure shoppers we have a great partnership with our friends at Hydro Flask to share with you this Black Friday. Great deals on all your favorite Adventure Items.   Save 25% off Your Favorite Hydro Flask Products Plus Free Shipping  25% off Hydro Flask Growlers + Free Shipping! Offer ends 12/8! Use offer code FESTIVE19 in cart for...

Guided Snowshoe Hikes with a Ranger Begins January 25 on the Carson Ranger District

Carson City, Nevada, Jan. 13, 2020 – The Carson Ranger District on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is pleased to announce the return of the popular Forest Ranger-led snowshoe walks. The walks start on Saturday, Jan. 25, and will be offered every Saturday through March 28. “Ranger-led snowshoe walks are a fun way to explore National Forest System Lands, while learning about the natural, cultural, and geologic history of the Lake Tahoe area,” said Cody Nicholes, Off-Highway Vehicle Manager for the Carson Ranger District. The walk begins at 10 a.m., last three hours, and cover approximately two miles of moderately strenuous terrain. It...

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...

  • Lake Tahoe

Sierra-at-Tahoe Sets Opening Date for the 2019/20 Season

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – November 27, 2019 – Sierra-at-Tahoe is please to announce that it will begin spinning lifts for the 2019-20 Winter Season this Saturday, November 30, at 8:30AM. After a slow start to November, Mother Nature has turned on the tap, bringing Sierra two feet of snow and counting in the last 48 hours. This, combined with Sierra’s snowmaking efforts, will allow the resort to open for operation this Saturday. Conditions permitting, Sierra plans to run Easy Rider Express, Rock Garden Chair and two surface lifts, with access to 2 runs and one terrain park. “It truly...

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Guided Snowshoe Hikes with a Ranger Begins January 25 on the Carson Ranger District

Carson City, Nevada, Jan. 13, 2020 – The Carson Ranger District on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is pleased to announce the return of the popular Forest Ranger-led snowshoe walks. The walks start on Saturday, Jan. 25, and will be offered every Saturday through March 28. “Ranger-led snowshoe walks are a fun way to explore National Forest System Lands, while learning about the natural, cultural, and geologic history of the Lake Tahoe area,” said Cody Nicholes, Off-Highway Vehicle Manager for the Carson Ranger District. The walk begins at 10 a.m., last three hours, and cover approximately two miles of moderately strenuous terrain. It...

  • 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...

  • Squaw Valley

SQUAW VALLEY ALPINE MEADOWS SKIERS CAN AMPLIFY THEIR ADVENTURE WITH THE NEW IKON PASS MOBILE APP

Enhance the On-Mountain Experience with Stat Tracking, Friend Groups, and Pass Management DENVER, CO, November 22, 2019 – The new Ikon Pass mobile app is available now in app stores, expanding the on-mountain experience for skiers and riders at 41 global Ikon Pass destinations. At Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, the Ikon Pass mobile app will complement the existing Squaw Alpine app. Ikon Pass holders who plan to make Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows their home mountain this season are encouraged to take advantage of both apps. The new Ikon Pass app is designed to help Ikon Pass and Ikon Base Pass holders get the most out of their pass and enhance a day on the...

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Guided Snowshoe Hikes with a Ranger Begins January 25 on the Carson Ranger District

Carson City, Nevada, Jan. 13, 2020 – The Carson Ranger District on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is pleased to announce the return of the popular Forest Ranger-led snowshoe walks. The walks start on Saturday, Jan. 25, and will be offered every Saturday through March 28. “Ranger-led snowshoe walks are a fun way to explore National Forest System Lands, while learning about the natural, cultural, and geologic history of the Lake Tahoe area,” said Cody Nicholes, Off-Highway Vehicle Manager for the Carson Ranger District. The walk begins at 10 a.m., last three hours, and cover approximately two miles of moderately strenuous terrain. It...

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...