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

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn 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 Campgrounds Friday for the Fathers Day weekend. Roads are clear all except one small area where traffic will be reduced to one lane. Location: 23 miles east of Placerville on Highway 50  (turn off is at the river crossing...

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Travel Resources and Road Conditions in Lake Tahoe

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn 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 remains the most important aspect for a comfortable trip, along with recommendations for planning, common sense, and dependable information sources. From last weekend’s storm the basin added 2-4 feet at the summit and 1-2 feet at lake level making...

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

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn 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 up to Lassen Volcanic National Park in the North. Crazy Snow Totals in Lake Tahoe and Mammoth.     Send us your reports, images or questions on Reecreation in the Sierra. Be safe and #goexplore Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook...

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The 21st Lake Tahoe Marathon Kicks off Thursday

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn 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 with events for every level of participant. It’s the 20th annual Lake Tahoe Marathon Weekend and there’s something for the whole family, club or group of friends at one of the most beautiful places in the world. Competitors range...

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

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn 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 raise funds for the TAMBA trail building fund!  Located at 3200 US Highway 50, the event will be jam packed great rides for all levels, live music, food, beer garden and a Sunday Demo Day and Kids Zone. The...

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Primal Quest Returns To Tahoe with Expanded Coverage

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn 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 they traverse the Sierras and trail run, mountain bike, paddle, ascend and rappel over 450 plus miles non-stop for 10 days. This edition of Primal Quest is set to take place from August 20-28 in Tahoe, Calif. “Outside Television...

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Kyburz Fire Threatens Central Sierra Recreation This Weekend

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn 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 the Kings Fire which burned last year on HWY 50, into the desolation wilderness region. Of course HWY 50 is a busy road on a normal summer Friday, as people load up for a weekend at Lake Tahoe and...

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Heavenly Mountain Resorts “Epic Discovery” Program Is Approved

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn 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 and has undergone a comprehensive environmental and public review. Earlier this year, the proposal received approval from the U.S. Forest Service – Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency. On Thursday, May 14, 2015, the...

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