Category: 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...

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IKON PASS UNLOCKS WINTER 20/21 TodaY With 41 INSPIRING WINTER DESTINATIONS

Offering Expanded Access and New Ikon Session Pass – Including Squaw Alpine, Mammoth and June Mountain In The Sierra DENVER, CO, February 27, 2020 – Ikon Pass invites skiers and riders across the globe to unlock adventure and the lowest pricing for winter 20/21 on Thursday, March 5, 2020 when the Ikon Pass will go on sale. After debuting in January 2018, the Ikon Pass enters its third season with 41 inspiring winter destinations, a new four-day product, and continued pass holder benefits. The Ikon Pass offers access to 41 iconic global mountain destinations across the Americas, Europe, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand and is...

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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...

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Sierra Nevada Yellow Legged Frog AND Granite Chief Wilderness Protected IN NEW Base-to-Base Gondola AGREEMENT

[OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif.] Feb. 10, 2020 – Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows (Squaw Alpine) and Granite Chief Wilderness Protection League (the League) last week announced that they have reached a comprehensive agreement to dismiss the League’s lawsuit against the approval of the Squaw Alpine Base-to-Base Gondola. The agreement details protection measures for Sierra Nevada Yellow Legged Frog habitat and for the nearby Granite Chief Wilderness Area.  Specifically, the agreement conserves potential habitat for the Sierra Nevada Yellow Legged Frog and provides funding for its monitoring, research, and potential re-establishment. The agreement also provides funding for the conservation of lands within the...

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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...

Top 50 Sierra Destinations

In honor of My 50th Birthday I give You My 50 Favorite Sierra Locations I have been Blessed to Visit Sierra Rec Magazine Exclusive – Charlie Pankey – November 9, 2019 – Ok so I am no spring chicken any longer, but I have had a blessed couple years of exploring the natural wonders of the Sierra and I have no plans of stopping anytime soon. My 50th Birthday is a time to celebrate the many blessings that God has granted me including a great family and good friends to share my experiences with along the way. As I...

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...

Top 50 Sierra Destinations

In honor of My 50th Birthday I give You My 50 Favorite Sierra Locations I have been Blessed to Visit Sierra Rec Magazine Exclusive – Charlie Pankey – November 9, 2019 – Ok so I am no spring chicken any longer, but I have had a blessed couple years of exploring the natural wonders of the Sierra and I have no plans of stopping anytime soon. My 50th Birthday is a time to celebrate the many blessings that God has granted me including a great family and good friends to share my experiences with along the way. As I...

MT ROSE SKI RESORT OPENS TODAY 7 DAYS A WEEK

JUST IN TIME FOR THANKSGIVING WEEKEND RENO SKI RESORT CELEBRATES OPENING FRIDAY NOV 22 View this post on Instagram The mountain’s looking good with 7-8” of new snow and more in the forecast! Starting tomorrow, we’ll be open 7-days/week conditions permitting. #8260wherethesnowis #skirose#mtroseskitahoe A post shared by Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe (@mtroseskitahoe) on Nov 21, 2019 at 10:58am PST View this post on Instagram There is excitement in the air this morning as we watch for more accumulations from both our snowmaking crew and Mother Nature. #mtrose #8260wherethesnowis #skirose A post shared by Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe (@mtroseskitahoe) on Nov 20,...

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