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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 is Open for Memorial Day Weekend in Eldorado National Forest?

Short answer... Not Much with weather making everything tricky Facilities open For Memorial Weekend in the Eldorado National forest… ICE HOUSE Reservoir Area • Silver Creek Group• Ice House Campground & Boat Launch• Northwind Campground• Strawberry Campground UNION VALLEY Reservoir Area• Lone Rock Campground• Jones Fork Campground• Fashoda Campground• Big Silver Group• Wench Creek Campground• Yellowjacket [...]

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Is Your Favorite Recreation Site Closed in 2019?

Storm damage and construction will affect recreation in the Eldorado Nat'l Forest Eldorado National Forest , May 1, 2019- Current snow conditions, potential storm damage and scheduled recreation site closures will affect visitor access this year on the Eldorado National Forest (ENF). Anyone planning a trip to the forest this summer is urged to check [...]

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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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Sierra-at-Tahoe Launches the Sierra Playgrounds

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – March 24, 2019—Celebrating 25 years of award-winning terrain parks, Sierra-at-Tahoe is proud to announce the launch of the Sierra Playgrounds. A collection of eight terrain parks spanning across Sierra’s 2,000 skiable acres and including the only halfpipe in South Lake Tahoe, the Playgrounds are a place for everyone to progress, [...]

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Sierra At Tahoe Hosts USASA Rail Jam: Jammin’ 4 Tash

Annual Rail Jam will honor Natasha "Tash" Sagucka, a former USASA athlete who lost her battle with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Sierra-At-Tahoe, March 7, 2019 - Come jib your heart out on some awesome features and commemorate a rider near and dear to the Sierra family. The Rail Jam will honor Natasha "Tash" Sagucka, a former [...]

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Sierra Storm Drops Over 3 Feet Of New Snow at Sierra-At-Tahoe

Sierra-At-Tahoe Lavishing in Fresh Powder But Strong Winds Will Effect Lifts Today Sierra-At-Tahoe - South Lake Tahoe, Ca - January 17, 2019 - Blizzard Warnings, High winds, Near impossible travel conditions Yesterday in the Sierra, has left its mark and dropped over 3 feet of snow on Sierra-At Tahoe Ski resort off HWY 50. Sierra-At-Tahoe [...]

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Crystal Basin recreation improvements underway, alternative destinations recommended in 2018

Campsites and Roadways Getting Needed Updates In The Crystal Basin Sierra Rec Magazine - May 17, 2018 - The popular Crystal Basin Recreation Area in the Eldorado National Forest is undergoing major upgrades which will greatly enhance the visitor experience in the future, but may make other destinations a better choice this year. Sunset Campground [...]

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Loon Lake Campgrounds And Recreational Area Set To Open On Friday June 16.

A FAMILY FAVORITE FOR FISHING AND EXPLORING THE RUBICON OR DESOLATION WILDERNESS FINALLY OPENS FOR SEASON Sierra Rec Magazine - Eldorado National Forest, Loon Lake June 15, 2017 - We just got off the phone with the crew at Pacific Ranger District, and they are on schedule to open Loon Lake and the Loon Lake [...]

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Travel Resources and Road Conditions in Lake Tahoe

Highway 89 Emerald Bay Road and Interstate 80 are open without restrictions. All roads are accessible to Lake Tahoe.   Mar. 8, 2017 (LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev.) – With Lake Tahoe experiencing a winter of epic proportions – summit snow totals are approaching 680 inches since November (yearlong averages are typically 400-500 inches) – travel safety [...]

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FB Live – Sierra Snow and Recreation Report January 10, 2017

Updates From around the Sierra: This Sierra Storm system is not done yet, however it has already left its mark on what is going to be a great winter recreation season. Today's Facebook Live Video we give you a run-down of all the latest Snow totals, closures for the Sierra from Mammoth mountain to the South [...]

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The 21st Lake Tahoe Marathon Kicks off Thursday

Lake Tahoe Ca, Oct 5th, 2016 - With an event for just about anyone, the next four days at Lake Tahoe are what tradition, family and competition is all about. It is time again for the Lake Tahoe Marathon and Sports Expo weekend at Lake Tahoe. Four days ofRunning, Swimming, Kayaking and paddling at Lake Tahoe [...]

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4th Annual Meyers Mountain Bike Festival Aug.13-14

Meyers Ca, August 10 2016 - The 4th Annual Meyers Mountain Bike Festival will take place on August 13 & 14, 2016.  A fundraising event to support the TAMBA, the local Tahoe Area Mountain Bike Association, this exciting mountain bike event is a great place for the entire family this weekend. Ride hard, have fun and help [...]

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Primal Quest Returns To Tahoe with Expanded Coverage

Primal Quest Event Announces Outside Television Coverage August 2015 By Primal Quest Tahoe, CA (DATETK): Primal Quest, North America’s premier Expedition Adventure Race, announced this week an exclusive programming deal with Outside Television, the only national television network solely dedicated to action adventure programming. Outside Television will document the extraordinary pursuit of teams of adventurers as [...]

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Kyburz Fire Threatens Central Sierra Recreation This Weekend

Kyburz Fire Jumps American River, Closes HWY 50 and causes evacuation of campground Kyburz CA - The Central Sierra access on HWY 50 from Sacramento is currently closed because of a fire that started yesterday July 23 and is currently burning on both sides of HWY 50 heading east. This fire is located just East of [...]

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Heavenly Mountain Resorts “Epic Discovery” Program Is Approved

Epic Discovery Program could propel Heavenly Mountain Resort to the forefront of Outdoor Family Adventure Destinations Heavenly Mountain Resort, Calif./Nev. – May 14, 2015 – Heavenly Mountain Resort has received  final  approval for  expansions to its on-mountain summer activities, as part of Vail Resorts’ Epic Discovery program. The Epic Discovery proposal was submitted in July 2013 [...]

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