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HOT AUGUST NIGHTS, AMERICA’S PREMIER CLASSIC CAR EVENT RETURNS FOR ITS 33RD YEAR

Northern Nevada shifts into high gear in preparation for America’s premier classic car event Hot August Nights-the largest classic car and nostalgic festival in the county- descends upon the region with more than 6,000 vintage vehicles this August. The 10-day celebration commences in the historic mining town of Virginia City, Nev. on Friday, Aug. 2 to [...]

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Hiking Lyell Canyon And The JMT Out Of Tuolumne Meadows

Yosemite National Park - I recently posted a list of the top 10 Day hikes off Tioga Pass and in reviewing that list I realized I had never hiked one of the most famed sections of trail in the Upper East Yosemite corridor, Lyell Canyon and the John Muir Trail (JMT) section to Donahue Pass. [...]

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Epic Discovery Park At Heavenly Mountain Resort Opens June 21

South Tahoe's Mountain Playground Kicks Off Summer Mountain Adventure Park Today. Sierra REC Magazine - South Lake Tahoe - June 21, 2019- Heavenly Mountain Resort and Village kicks off the summer season with the opening of Epic Discovery on Friday, June 21, offering scenic, family-friendly and thrill-seeking outdoor activities for guests to explore and enjoy. This weekend [...]

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What’s New for Summer 2019 at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

Wanderlust Yoga Studio introduces new outdoor classes: Mindful Hiking and Sierra Flow• Freedom Fest includes skiing, music and fireworks July 4-6•  Alpenglow Expeditions’ Tahoe Via Ferrata marks its first full season [Olympic Valley, Calif.] June 5, 2019 – While skiers and snowboarders can still get their turns in every Friday through Sunday through June 30, and July [...]

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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 [...]

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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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GLAMPING COMES TO YOSEMITE

SANTA BARBRA COMPANY "AUTOCAMPS" INTRODUCES A RE-IMAGINED LODGING EXPERIENCE NEAR YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK MARIPOSA CA, APRIL 2019 - Lodging near Yosemite National Park has taken a new turn into the world of luxury camping experiences from the imaginations of a Santa Barbara Based company Autocamp. Located just miles from the gates of Yosemite National Park [...]

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Arnold Trail Association Announces Guided Hike Schedules 2019

Explore and Enjoy this Ebbetts Pass Scenic Trail With Local Trail Experts The Arnold Trail located off Hwy 4 just west of the Calaveras Big Tree State Park, is great location to explore the Western Sierra Region and experience a full moon sunset hike. The Arnold Trail Association leads several guided experiences each year and [...]

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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.  [...]

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Time to Visit California’s Gold Country

California's Gold Country will soon be in full bloom & It is Time to Start Chasing Waterfalls in Tuolumne County's Yosemite Sierra Rec Magazine - Tuolumne County, CA - March 21,2019 - Spring brings wildflowers, waterfalls, and longer days to explore the abundance of adventure in Tuolumne County. California's Gold Country will soon be in [...]

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Discover The Relaxing Adventures of Lassen and St. Bernard Lodge

My Relaxing Adventure In Lassen Volcanic National Park, Lassen NF Recreation Area Sierra Rec Magazine Destination Review - 2017 - |  It happened almost immediately, as I appeared over the last ridge before Lake Almanor off HWY 36. That evident slowing of the pulse and calm relaxation that soothes the soul when it knows it is time [...]

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An Epic Adventure Awaits in The 20 Lakes Basin Of The Hoover Wilderness

Crystal Clear Waters Combined With High Alpine Peaks That Will Stop You In Your Tracks Sierra Rec Magazine Adventure Review - September 2017 -  Visiting and Exploring 20 Lakes Basin was so much more than I had expected. Have you ever heard a review of a location and it just didn't do it for you, so [...]

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