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CLOSURE OF MONITOR PASS/STATE ROUTE 89 DUE TO INCOMING STORM

ALPINE, TUOLUMNE, MONO AND INYO COUNTIES –May 15, 2019 - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close State Route 89 (SR-89) over Monitor Pass on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. This pre-emptive closure is based on a Winter Storm Warning predicting snow at high elevations for the safety of motorists and Caltrans [...]

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Squaw Valley Open for Skiing, Riding and Freedom Fest July 3-7

Lineup includes fireworks, live music and a headlining performance by pioneering DJ, Paul Oakenfold, on July 5 [Olympic Valley, Calif.] April 26, 2019 – Coming off a record-breaking season—with a total of 682 inches of snowfall so far—Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is bringing a taste of winter to the Fourth of July. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows [...]

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What To Do At Lassen Volcanic National Park in April And May

As snow removal operations begin in Lassen, here is a list of activities to consider in early spring visit to the park. Lassen Volcanic National Park always receives a good amount of snow each year. But in 2019, the heavy snow-pack has left the park with 133% of average in the early weeks of April. [...]

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Arcade Belts to Host 5th Annual Mothership Classic at Squaw Valley

Arcade Belts to Host 5th Annual Mothership Classic at Squaw Valley to Raise Funds for Tahoe-Based Nonprofit Olympic Valley, Calif.] March 20, 2019–With all of the new Tahoe snow, Squaw Valley skiers’ and snowboarders’ spirits are sure to be high in their quest to raise funds for the High Fives Foundation. The 5th annual Mothership Classic will [...]

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Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows Partners with CMH Heli-Skiing to Launch Chair to Chopper Challenge

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows App users can qualify for an all-inclusive Canadian heli-skiing trip [Olympic Valley, Calif.] Dec. 21, 2018–New this season, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is upping the ante on its app-based vertical challenge contest. Bragging rights among friends is great, and a heli-skiing adventure is even greater.  Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer [...]

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New Burton Riglet Parks Launch at Squaw Kids and Alpine Kids

Kids ages 3-7 in group and private lessons have new parks to explore and learn Olympic Valley, Calif. - Dec. 12, 2018 – New Burton Riglet Parks made their debut today at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. Little shredders got their first turns in at the Riglet Park at the Squaw Kids designated learning area, while the park at [...]

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NEW WINTER PARK AND RIDE PROGRAM TRUCKEE CA

Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit, Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows and Northstar California Gear Up for Winter Operations with Winter Park and Ride Program  Truckee, Calif. -  Dec. 11, 2018-Weekend park and ride service to local ski resorts will soon be coming to Truckee, offering guests the option to help reduce congestion, ditch the car [...]

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TAHOE VIA FERRATA OPENED OCTOBER 1 at Squaw Valley

Alpenglow Expeditions to offer $99 “Local’s Special” for month of October Olympic Valley, Calif. OCT. 12, 2018 – Alpenglow Expeditions, a North Lake Tahoe area-based guide service, opened Tahoe’s only Via Ferrata, located on Tram Face at Squaw Valley Resort. On Monday, October 1, Alpenglow Expeditions’ experienced team of AMGA (American Mountain Guide Association) trained guides [...]

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Taylor Creek Visitor Center to host Fall Fish Festival

Sierra Rec Magazine, October 7, 2018 - SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The Fall Fish Festival will take place at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center this Saturday and Sunday, October 6 - 7, 2018. The Taylor Creek Visitor Center is located on SR Highway 89, three miles north of the City of South Lake Tahoe. Hosted [...]

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Spartan Releases Weekend Schedule for 2018 World Championship Powered by Rakuten

Obstacle Racing’s Main Event to Draw more than 15,000 Athletes to North Lake Tahoe for the Spartan World Championship this weekend, Sport’s Best Competitors Battling for more than $125,000 in Cash Prizes Lake Tahoe, CA (September 27, 2018) – Spartan, the world’s largest obstacle race (OCR) and endurance brand, released the schedule for the 2018 Spartan [...]

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From one Adventurous Spirit to Another…The Death Ride is Insane

Saturday In Alpine County California is Filled With Some of The Worlds Most Daring Riders Sierra Rec Magazine - Alpine County Ca,  July 2018 - Here we are on the eve of the 2018 Death Ride in Alpine County Ca, and as I sit here planning my alternative route in the morning for my hiking adventure in [...]

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Trout Unlimited Sponsors Free Junior Fishing Derby at Graeagle June 9th

Grab your fishing pole for the Graeagle Junior Fishing Derby happening Saturday, June 9th at the Graeagle Mill Pond. Cast off at 7:00 am for this free event. For kids 16 and under, there’s no fishing license required. Bait and tackle are limited, so come early.   This event is sponsored by Trout Unlimited.   Camping [...]

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THE WORLD’S BEST CYCLISTS ARE COMING TO LAKE TAHOE AND THE CARSON VALLEY FOR AMERICA’S ONLY WORLD TOUR RACE

AMGEN BIKE TOUR RACES INTO SOUTH LAKE TAHOE AND THE CARSON VALLEY MAY 18-19 Sierra Rec Magazine - The Carson Valley - May 16, 2018 - Men and Women World Champions, Olympic Medalists and Tour de France Veterans Set to Compete in America’s Biggest Race this weekend in Lake Tahoe. The top cycling teams in the world on [...]

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The Village at Squaw Valley® Hosts Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival Saturday, April 21

One of the largest celebrations in the area invites the local community to learn about North Lake Tahoe environmental issues, celebrate and prom Sierra Rec Magazine, Olympic Valley, Calif. April 19, 2018 – The 2018 Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival returns to the Village at Squaw Valley on Saturday, April 21. One of the largest Earth Day [...]

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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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Tahoe Community Leaders Join Forces To Improve Taylor Creek Experience

US Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Unit Celebrates the Completion Of New Observation Deck Made Possible in Partnership With Local Leadership Sierra Rec Magazine ~ South Lake Tahoe , October 6, 2016 - The USFS Lake Tahoe Basin Unit celebrated with community leaders from around Lake Tahoe the grand opening of the Taylor Creek observation [...]

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