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Exploring Authentic Nevada Via UTV In Reno

Experience A UTV Adventure In Reno UTV Adventure, Sierra Rec Magazine, Sparks NV,  I recently had the opportunity to do something new in my Rec lifestyle, UTV Riding in the Nevada desert. What a thrill ride! We hooked up with Rod Hall Drive out at Wild West Motorsports Park just east of  Sparks off Mustang Drive on a Sunday afternoon for a quick trip back into the hills behind Reno. Not only was this my first trip on a UTV but the first visit back into the mountains to the East since the huge winter we had in 2017. Now...

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Squaw Valley’s Red Dog Run Vs the World Best – March 9-12

Audi FIS Ski World Cup Squaw Valley Hosts the 2017 World Cup March 9-12, 2017 by placing the long history and reputation of the famed Red Dog Run up against the world’s best in Alpine Skiing. This is an exciting week in Lake Tahoe and Squaw Valley as the world comes to watch the best of the world take on one of the famed runs in the Sierra and experience the over 600″ of snow we have received this winter to date.  Here is a quick rundown of the Red Dog Run and the athletes you will see challenge...

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Updated Flood Warnings

Flood Warning Understanding that most have seen these warnings already, hear are the updated Flood Warnings for the Central / Northern Sierra Regions as of 2:30 pm today. Find your local Flood warnings here: You need a Frames Capable browser to view this content. FLOOD STATEMENT – NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO, NV – 243 PM PST SAT JAN 7 2017 … The flood warning continues for the following rivers in California…Nevada… Susan River At Susanville affecting Lassen COUNTY Middle Fork Feather River Near Portola affecting Plumas COUNTY Truckee River Near Truckee affecting Nevada AND Placer COUNTIES Truckee River At Reno...

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Reno Ice Rink Open For the Season

Reno Nevada, November 2016 –  AS our next winter storms start to approach and the Mountains again start making snow for the season, it is also time for that great family recreation season of Downtown Ice Skating.  Many communities around the Sierra house Ice Rinks during the winter or Holiday season. In Reno this last week they kicked off the season with an epic Super Moon their first week. The #SuperMoon is providing a little extra light tonight at the Ice Rink 🌕 — Greater Nevada Field (@greaternvfield) November 15, 2016 Open until the end of January, but why...

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Reno, Nev. – Preparations are underway for the Grand Sierra Chili & Beer Festival, which returns to Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GS, Friday, Oct. 21 through Sunday, Oct. 23. This year’s festival features more than 200 award-winning chili cookers from around the world as part of the 50th Annual World’s Championship Cookoff, a Youth Division Chili Cookoff, more than a dozen craft beers from around the region, a local Firehouse Chili Challenge and the Chef’s Chili Cookoff Challenge presented by Yelp! and headline entertainment that includes Cherry Poppin’ Daddies and blues rock musician Shane Dwight. The festival will...

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From Cyclocross To Spartans The Central Sierra Gets Dirty This Weekend

Reno Nevada, September 30, 2016 – Lake Tahoe and Reno have long been a destination for adventure. But this weekend may just be the most extreme, dirty adventure weekend in history.  Ok maybe that is a little extreme, but there is a lot of exciting competition this weekend in the Sierra that will guarantee to get the participants filthy and the fans who come to watch a chance to enjoy in the fun! Are you Still looking for adventure this weekend, try out these events in the local Central Sierra. Then hit the trail to enjoy your own adventure...

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U.S. Navy Blue Angels to Headline 2016 RENO Air Race Performers List

2016 National Championship Air Races, to be held September 14 – 18 RENO, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is ready for a great show starting next week  on the edges of the Eastern Sierra. This year the 2016 National Championship Air Races, to be held September 14 – 18, 2016 at the Reno-Stead Airport. The United States Navy’s Blue Angels will headline this year’s performers. The Wings of Blue United States Air Force (USAF) Jump Team will also perform and Jim Peitz will pilot an aerobatic Beechcraft F33C bonanza. Performers will also include the Lucas Oil...

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Celebrate America’s Love Affair with Rock ‘n’ Roll During Hot August Nights

Hot August Nights Offers Free Concerts During Main Event Reno Nevada, August 2016, Rock the night away to the unforgettable sounds of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s during Hot August Nights’ 30th anniversary with a lineup of musical headliners and tribute bands performing for free from Aug. 2—6, 2016. Musical legends America and The Monkees headline the weeklong celebration on Friday, Aug. 5 and Saturday, Aug. 6 from Grand Sierra Resort and Casino’s outdoor stage. Honoring the music of bygone eras, Hot August Nights is renowned for their free nightly concerts at outdoor venues in Reno and Sparks. Music...

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