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Catch the Final Action At Inaugural Red Bull Recharged At Iconic Mammoth Mountain

Snowboarding Receives a Jolting Revival on a One-of-a-Kind Course Designed by Masterminds Ben Ferguson and Mark McMorris MAMMOTH LAKES, CA - (May 16, 2019) - The world’s best snowboarders united this week for Red Bull Recharged, a team-based content battle during May 14-17 at Mammoth Mountain. Like anything that evolves, stagnancy stalls progression. There is [...]

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Mt. Whitney Lottery Rescheduled

Annual Lottery Will Start Feb. 22, 2019 Sierra Rec Magazine Updates: February 12, 2019 - The Mt. Whitney Lottery, the process which awards both day and overnight hiking permits of the tallest mountain in the contiguous United States, has been rescheduled to start on February 22, 2019. Typically, the lottery begins February 1 through www.recreation.gov, but [...]

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June Mountain Ski Resort Opens Saturday

California's Family Mountain June Mountain, Mammoth's sister to the north, opens for its 18/19 winter season on Saturday, December 15. Join the June crew for a day of family fun on the slopes with a first chair ceremony and toast to the season. Events Schedule  7:30AM Ticket Office Opens8:00AM Chair J1 Opens to the Public J1 Chairlift8:30AMOpening Day [...]

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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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FIRST SNOW IN MAMMOTH ~ READY FOR A NEW EPIC SEASON

NEW Mammoth Improvements: New Flights, Restaurants, Deals and Experiences Expanded Air Service Options Make Mammoth Lakes Easier to Get to Than Ever Before Sierra Rec Magazine- October 2018 - Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (Sept. 18, 2018) -- With a new slate of flights, several new restaurants, new on-mountain experiences and over $20M in improvements to Canyon Lodge, [...]

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Reds Meadow Road closure planned October 9 for necessary repairs 

Sierra Rec Magazine - Forest Service Announcement - August 30, 2018 - The Inyo National Forest and Devils Postpile National Monument are planning for winter on the Reds Meadow Road.  The road will close at the Minaret Vista Gate on October 9, 2018 at noon. The Inyo National Forest’s engineering staff has had to complete [...]

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Notice: Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest Visitor Center Closed today, August 2, 2018 (severe weather)

Sierra Rec Magazine- August 2, 2018 - The Ancient Bristlecone Pine Visitor Center will be closed today. The area has experienced flash flooding, hail, and mudslides. Hwy 168 (Westgard Pass) is closed from Death Valley Road to the junction at Nevada State Route 266 due to heavy flooding. This will affect access for visitors (as [...]

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Reds Meadow, Devils Post Pile and Rainbow Falls Access Opens For The Season

The Reds Meadow Road to open June 15   Sierra Rec Magazine - June 14, 2018 - The Inyo National Forest and Devils Postpile National Monument announce that the Reds Meadow Valley Road will open on Friday, June 15 at 5:00 pm. The road received damage in two sections of the road, where the sub-grade [...]

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Open House for USFS and BLM Off-Highway Vehicle Grants Scheduled for Feb. 6 in Bishop

BISHOP, Calif. - The Inyo National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office will hold an open house on Tuesday, Feb. 6 to gather public ideas for requesting off-highway vehicle grant funds. The informal open house will run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Forest Service/BLM office, 351 Pacu Lane, Bishop. The agencies plan to [...]

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U.S. SNOWBOARD & FREESKI GRAND PRIX KICKS OFF JANUARY 17TH IN MAMMOTH

The Best Athletes in the Game Compete for their Spot on Team USA at PyeongChang 2 Mammouth Ca, January 11, 2018 - The World will be watching next week in Mammoth as the USA Best Compete for there spot on Team USA. The best of the best skiers and snowboarders will compete in Unbound's Main [...]

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Sierra REC Featured Event – December 2017 – Night of Lights in Mammoth

Sierra Rec Magazine Featured Event 2017 -  Are you looking for that Can't-miss event in the Sierra this December? How does Fireworks in December sound? Ok let's one up that... How About Fireworks in December on a base of the Largest Snowpack in the Sierra sound? On Saturday, December 16th travel to Mammoth for the [...]

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Snowboard and Freeski Olympic Teams to be Named at Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Lakes: California’s Winter Olympics Launching Pad Sierra Rec Magazine - Mammoth Lakes, Calif.  Dec. 5 2017 -- Spend any amount of time in Mammoth Lakes and the chances are you’ll bump into an Olympian. From the icons to the up-and-comers, the small Eastern Sierra resort town produces an astonishing number of elite athletes, several [...]

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Inyo National Forest Prepares For Winter But Still Remains Active Fall Recreation Area

Inyo NF Campground updates, Road updates and visitor center updates below for some of the regions favorite recreational visits. Sierra Rec Magazine, October 12, 2017 - As fall color explodes on the  Eastern Sierra Range. The team in Inyo National forest are busy preparing for a long fun winter. But the fall recreation season is [...]

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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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Fire Crews Respond to Grant Fire on June Lake Loop

Fire Crews focused on Protecting the June Lake Community Sierra Rec Magazine - Fire Update - August 1, 2017 - Fire crews are responding to the Grant Fire, located west of Highway 158 between Silver and Grant Lakes on the June Lake Loop. It is approximately 100 acres. It appears to be a lightning-caused fire [...]

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The Reds Meadow Road and Devils Postpile National Monument to Open Friday July 21

The Inyo National Forest and Devils Postpile National Monument announce that the Reds Meadow Valley Road will open on Friday, July 21 at 8:00 am. Sierra Rec Magazine - Sierra Access Updates- July 20, 2017 - The Road to Devils Postpile, Rainbow Falls and Reds Meadow will open Friday, July 21, at 8:am to the public. [...]

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