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Lightning Strikes Cause Fire in Golden Trout Wilderness

Fire Resources Respond to Jordan Fire In Golden Trout Wilderness Jordan fire - Inyo NF Photo Credit UPDATE: The Jordan Fire, located in the Golden Trout Wilderness near Jordan Hot Springs, was detected yesterday afternoon. The fire is approximately 150 acres and burning in the 2002 McNally fire footprint. At this time the fire appears [...]

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Exploring the Lakes of Pyramid Creek ~ A Desolation Wilderness Adventure

Go Off Trail And Explore This Stunning Chain of Lakes Near Lake Tahoe Desolation Wilderness, Ca - Pyramid Creek is best known for its 500 ft cascade down horsetail falls off HWY 50 at Twin Bridges as you leave Lake Tahoe Basin back towards Sacramento.  One of the largest waterfalls in the state of California, [...]

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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 [...]

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WinterWonderGrass Tahoe Announces Donations to CA Fire Relief

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Donating $10 From Every Ticket Sold Through End Of Year to California’s Camp Fire Relief Efforts. Sierra Rec Magazine - Press Release - Olympic Valley, Calif. Dec. 4, 2018 - Snow is falling, lifts are turning and the vibes at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows are high. Today, the WinterWonderGrass Music & Brew [...]

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Announce Request of Proposals for Land Exchanges in Wilsonia Historic District

Sierra Rec Magazine - NPS Prss Release - SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. November, 2018 – The National Park Service (NPS) at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is seeking Requests for Expression of Interest (RFEI) in the exchange of federally owned, improved residential properties in Wilsonia Historic District within Kings Canyon National Park, [...]

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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 [...]

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The Latest Sierra Storms Opens More Ski-able Terrain For Weekend Sierra At Tahoe Resort. Sierra Rec Magazine - Thursday November 29, 2018 - Sierra-at-Tahoe will officially open for the 2018/19 winter season on Friday, November 30 th ! The latest storms that swept the Sierra Crest delivered even more snow than expected, setting us up for some [...]

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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 [...]

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Snowshoeing Yosemite National Park

Snowshoeing and Cross  Country Ski  Trails in the Crane Flats Region of  Yosemite National Park Sierra Rec Magazine - Snowshoe Guides -  Yosemite National Park - Yosemite National Park like so many place in the Sierra is a completely different place from the summer destination that many know.  A great way to explore the park [...]

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Tioga Pass and Glacier Point Will Close Tuesday Nov. 20 In Preparation of Winter Storm

TRAVEL UPDATES: TIOGA PASS, Glacier Point, Sonora Pass and Ebbets Pass Thanksgiving Weekend Sierra Rec Magazine, Yosemite National Park, November 19th 2018, - Each year we arrive at today with mixed emotions. Yosemite National Park has announced The Tioga and Glacier Point Roads in Yosemite National Park will close to all vehicular traffic beginning at [...]

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The Blue Angels Take to the Sierra Sky Saturday and Sunday in The Carson Valley

The Annual Aviation Round Up kicks off October 13-14 in Minden, NV. highlighted this year are the Blue Angels Sierra REC Magazine, October 12, 1018 - The Carson Valley is known around the world for its flight friendly air conditions for glider pilots. Home to adventure lifestyle flying community, the Carson Valley hosts its annual [...]

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