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Plumas National Forest offers virtual customer service

Plumas National Foresthas closed offices and implemented virtual services to protect the health and safety of employees and members of the public during the COVID-19 outbreak, in accordance with guidance from federal and state authorities.   Customers needing information, permits and maps are encouraged to call local offices at the numbers below, during regular business hours for prompt, customer service.   “As we work through an unpredictable and rapidly changing situation, health and safety is our number one priority,” said Chris Carlton, Forest Supervisor “We are committed to continuing to support our communities and fulfill our mission as we all work together...

Yosemite National Park Closed to All Visitors

Yosemite National Park is Modifying Operations to Implement Latest Health Guidance Yosemite National Park – March 21, 2020 – Well this would be considered a very dark day for us and many national park enthusiasts across our region. Last night in ligth of the California Shut down bacause of the Covid-19 virus outbreak we received notice from Caltrans that Yosemite National PArk is being shut down, not just services but access in whole. Here is the press release. Yosemite NP, California – Yosemite National Park is announcing modifications to operations at the request of the local health department. As...

Yosemite National Park Closed to All Visitors

Yosemite National Park is Modifying Operations to Implement Latest Health Guidance Yosemite National Park – March 21, 2020 – Well this would be considered a very dark day for us and many national park enthusiasts across our region. Last night in ligth of the California Shut down bacause of the Covid-19 virus outbreak we received notice from Caltrans that Yosemite National PArk is being shut down, not just services but access in whole. Here is the press release. Yosemite NP, California – Yosemite National Park is announcing modifications to operations at the request of the local health department. As...

Plumas National Forest offers virtual customer service

Plumas National Foresthas closed offices and implemented virtual services to protect the health and safety of employees and members of the public during the COVID-19 outbreak, in accordance with guidance from federal and state authorities.   Customers needing information, permits and maps are encouraged to call local offices at the numbers below, during regular business hours for prompt, customer service.   “As we work through an unpredictable and rapidly changing situation, health and safety is our number one priority,” said Chris Carlton, Forest Supervisor “We are committed to continuing to support our communities and fulfill our mission as we all work together...

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

Mammoth Mountain To RECEIVE a new high-speed six-pack detachable chairlift, and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows to RECEIVE Expanded Snow Making CAPABILITIES for 2020/2021 Snow seasons

ALTERRA MOUNTAIN COMPANY ANNOUNCES $223 MILLION IN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE 2020/2021 WINTER SEASON Terrain Expansion, Lodging Renovations, Snowmaking DENVER, CO, March 10, 2020 – Alterra Mountain Company announces its plans to invest $223 million in capital improvements across its 15 North American mountain destinations for the upcoming year, continuing the company’s commitment to enhancing the guest experience. This year’s $223 million plan includes $50 million for base area facility development, $48 million towards new lifts and upgrades, expanded terrain, and state-of-the-art snowmaking, $30 million in technology including Ikon Pass and destination app development and data utilization, $27 million toward enhancing base...

  • Reno events

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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Plumas National Forest offers virtual customer service

Plumas National Foresthas closed offices and implemented virtual services to protect the health and safety of employees and members of the public during the COVID-19 outbreak, in accordance with guidance from federal and state authorities.   Customers needing information, permits and maps are encouraged to call local offices at the numbers below, during regular business hours for prompt, customer service.   “As we work through an unpredictable and rapidly changing situation, health and safety is our number one priority,” said Chris Carlton, Forest Supervisor “We are committed to continuing to support our communities and fulfill our mission as we all work together...

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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