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Sonora Pass and Ebbett’s Pass Open For Summer Season

Expect lots of snow, but access over two of the Sierra Popular Scenic Routes opened today for recreational travel. TUOLUMNE COUNTY — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has removed the winter snow, cleared the debris, made necessary repairs and opened State Route 108 (SR-108)/Sonora Pass at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Sonora [...]

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Venturing Out Tours Cooking Up Great Adventure For Guests in Truckee

Local Truckee Couple Dedicated to Living a Life Of Adventure and Sharing The Experience With Others. Sierra Rec Magazine - Truckee CA, February 2019 - As a bright eyed two year old sliding down the slopes at Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort with her parents, Nikki Umatum would never dream her life may lead her from [...]

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Forest Service accepting reservations for 2019 snowshoe program

USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is now accepting reservations for the 2019 Winter Trek Conservation Education Program.  SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. –The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is now accepting reservations for the 2019 Winter Trek Conservation Education Program. Fifth-grade teachers may reserve a spot by calling the Forest [...]

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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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Fresh Blanket of Snow Reinvigorates Winter Recreation In The Sierra

March Storms Awaken Ski and Snow Recreation Industries for Spring Sierra Rec Magazine, March 8, 2017 -  As we prepared to spring ahead our clocks this weekend in the Sierra, most of us are still sitting in a stunned exuberance of the past weeks' blizzard that restored hope in the 2017/2018 winter season.  Reports of [...]

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Time to Play in The Sierra

Sierra Mountains Ca/NV, Let's not make this complicated Today.  It is going to be a beautiful weekend in the Sierra. So be it skiing or hiking, dirt bike riding or just a leisurely car ride to your favorite little town. The Sierra is calling.  Let's PLAY! Hope to See you on the Trail! #goexplore

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Volunteers Needed For US Forest Service Conservation Education Winter Programs

Volunteers Needed For The Ski With A Ranger  and Winter Trek Snowshoe Programs Starting in January SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is looking for volunteers to assist with our Winter Trek and Ski with a Ranger conservation education programs at Heavenly Mountain Resort from January through March 2018. Are you [...]

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U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Offers 5th Graders Physical Education Snowshoeing Adventure

Forest Service accepting reservations for 2018 snowshoe program SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will begin accepting reservations for the 2018 Winter Trek conservation education program on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Fifth-grade teachers may reserve a spot by calling the Forest Supervisor’s office at 530-543-2789, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Winter Trek [...]

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Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is currently at 139% of average after 7″ of New Snow This Week

 Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows Receives Seven Inches of New Snow [Olympic Valley, Calif.] Nov. 27, 2017 – Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows received another seven inches of new snow on the upper mountain, bringing the November snow total to 50 inches. With November snowfall averaging 36 inches over the past 45 years, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is currently [...]

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Sierra Winter Storm Brings Welcomed New Blanket Of Snow For Early Season Openings

DUMP ALERT IN THE SIERRA - JUST IN TIME FOR THANKSGIVING SKIING Sierra Rec Magazine - November 16, 2017 - A rainy day in the office with the right temperature outside means only one thing for the Sierra.  DUMP ALERTS are screaming off the mountains as resorts are scrambling to open more of the mountains [...]

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Nevada Day Skiing on Mt. Rose This Weekend

Well, they did it!  MT. Rose opened today for skiing on Nevada Day and Halloween weekend.  Winter Season is officially here. How about you, are you itching to get on the slope?   So cool that Mt Rose, Our Tallest Ski Mountain in the area, to get open early. The resort is open 8an to 12 [...]

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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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Dustbowl Revival, Rusted Root and HoneyHoney to play free concerts on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, respectively David Garibaldi returns to Squaw Valley to perform at Thursday Community Kickoff Race viewing, fireworks, bib draw, F-18 fly overs, poster signing, parade, welcome party, California Way and Vendor Village all free to the public Olympic Valley, Calif., March [...]

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Sugar Bowl Host D Money Dozen, Annual Kick-off Event For the Silver Belt Series

Ski or ride Olympian and World Champion Daron Rahlves' 12 Favorite Runs The kick-off event of the annual Silver Belt Series, D Money's Dozen is a fun, challenge event the whole family can enjoy.  Ski or ride Olympian and World Champion Daron Rahlves' 12 favorite runs across Sugar Bowl's iconic slopes.  Event registration includes logo [...]

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North America's largest venue for all things alpine touring, telemark and split board, returns today at Sqauw Valley! Alpenglow Sports has once again partnered with Alpine Meadows to provide its highly anticipated annual Lake Tahoe Backcountry Demo Event Saturday January 21. Participating vendors include DPS, Black Crows, Dynafit, Tecnica, Blizzard, G3, Scarpa, NTN, Salomon, Scott, [...]

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