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Feature Event at Sierra At Tahoe Saturday to Honor Natasha “Tash” Sagucka

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Sierra Rec Magazine – “Jammin 4 Tash – Feature Event For Weekend of January 19-21 Includes USASA Rail Jam & will honor Natasha “Tash” Sagucka at Sierra At Tahoe Sierra Rec Magazine – Sierra At Tahoe – January 18, 2017  – As the snow finally arrives in the Tahoe Basin and the rest of the Sierra this week we have a cool event to share with you if you are heading to Tahoe for the weekend.  Sierra At Tahoe will hold its 3rd USASA Rail Jam on Saturday which on its own could just be a cool party to...

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Lake Tahoe Prepares to Open for Summer Recreation ~ Opening Dates Announced

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Forest Service announces spring 2017 recreation area opening dates   SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will soon begin opening recreational facilities in the Lake Tahoe Basin.  Weather and snow conditions permitting, Inspiration Point will be the first site to open on April 15, 2017.  The Taylor Creek Visitor Center opens May 19, 2017, and will be staffed weekends only until Memorial Day weekend.  The Tallac Historic Site parking area opens May 1, 2017, and will be staffed beginning Saturday, May 27, 2017. “The Forest...

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A Backcountry Treat The Day After Christmas in Lake Tahoe

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Spooner to Marlette via North Canyon Rd in Winter A Guest Post by Paul Cain, Director of Lifepoint Expeditions The day after Christmas 2016 in the Sierra’s above Lake Tahoe was epic. I arrived at Spooner Lake around 10:30,am with the objective to snowshoe up toward Marlette Lake, then create some fresh backcountry tracks on my way down back to my truck. Just as I thought, everyone was still sitting at home I’m guessing, hung over from their Christmas feasts from the night before. I strapped on my snowshoes and double checked my equipment....

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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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This Weekend in Lake Tahoe – Family Events and Adventures

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Heading to Lake Tahoe This Weekend? Here is a list of Hot Events to check out and enjoy over the Weekend of June 19-21 in Lake Tahoe Area South Shore Rock Tahoe Half Marathon June 20, 2015 – June 20, 2015 Location: Lake Tahoe Time: 6:00 AM Add to iCalendar/Outlook Rock Tahoe Half Marathon, Saturday, June 20, 2015. Register now for the Inaugural Rock Tahoe Half Marathon, presented by Epic Tahoe Adventures and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe!The Rock Tahoe Half Marathon starts at Spooner Summit and drops over 1000 ft as...

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California State Parks & Sutter’s Fort Recreates California’s First Mall at Traders’ Faire April 17-19

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Sutter’s Fort Sets Up Shop and Recreates California’s First Mall at Traders’ Faire – April 17-19 Sacramento, CA – California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) are proud to present a vibrant, educational and fun three-day event — “Traders’ Faire – California’s First Mall” — on Friday, April 17 through Sunday, April 19, 2015. Offered just once a year, this lively and highly anticipated interpretive event takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day and offers unique insights into the early days of the Fort when it served as...

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Best Places to Hike the PCT in Central Sierra Mountains

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn PCT Segment Hikes near Lake Tahoe Exploring the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail) is bound to become even more popular as the general public falls in love with the ideas and scenes in the New movie ” Wild”. For many who call Sierra’s home the PCT trail is still something of a myth/ legend. So close to some of the best wilderness hiking in the world and yet because many carry the illusion that if you’re going on the PCT, you must be an avid backpacker or just a little bit more wild than most....

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Top 20 Fall Color Spots in the Sierra Mountains

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Sierra REC’s Top Recommended Fall Visits in the Sierra Mountains As the season’s change in the Sierra, some of the most beautiful scenery bursts into sight from both the road and from the trail. Fall Colors can fade quickly in the Sierra season’s as Winter pushes its way into our lives, so we recommend not holding out on these fall hikes if given a chance. Central Sierra Hope Valley Meadow – Hwy 88 – Just before you get to Red Lake and Carson PassSorensen’s Resort Hope Valley – Hwy 88Camp Richardson Bike Trail  and Taylor Creek-...

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