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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 the Alpine Kids learning area will open as soon as conditions allow. These playground-style learning parks make a kid’s experience more interactive and fun. By utilizing terrain-based features, easy-to-use Burton Learn To Ride equipment and learning tools like the Burton Handle Bar and Riglet Reel,...

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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 and be dropped off right at the base of the slopes. The seasonal service will be provided by Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit operated by Placer County in partnership with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows and Northstar California.  The winter park and ride program will...

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WinterWonderGrass Tahoe Announces Donations to CA Fire Relief

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Donating $10 From Every Ticket Sold Through End Of Year to California’s Camp Fire Relief Efforts. Sierra Rec Magazine – Press Release – Olympic Valley, Calif. Dec. 4, 2018 – Snow is falling, lifts are turning and the vibes at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows are high. Today, the WinterWonderGrass Music & Brew Fest which is scheduled for March 29-31, 2019, announced that it will be donating $10 from every ticket sold through end of year to California’s Camp Fire relief efforts. “Our hearts are with our California family, our partners Sierra Nevada Brewing and Klean Kanteen...

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SIERRA AT TAHOE OPENS FRIDAY ~ SIERRA STORM PROMISES EPIC SKI WEEKEND

The Latest Sierra Storms Opens More Ski-able Terrain For Weekend Sierra At Tahoe Resort. Sierra Rec Magazine – Thursday November 29, 2018 – Sierra-at-Tahoe will officially open for the 2018/19 winter season on Friday, November 30 th ! The latest storms that swept the Sierra Crest delivered even more snow than expected, setting us up for some of the best opening day conditions in recent memory. And the better news? There’s more on the way.  ~Sierra-At-Tahoe Come celebrate the return of winter with us on Friday and you’ll be a part of an awesome first chair celebration, top-to-bottom skiing + riding,...

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June Mountain Ski Resort Opens Saturday

California’s Family Mountain June Mountain, Mammoth’s sister to the north, opens for its 18/19 winter season on Saturday, December 15. Join the June crew for a day of family fun on the slopes with a first chair ceremony and toast to the season. Events Schedule  7:30AM Ticket Office Opens8:00AM Chair J1 Opens to the Public J1 Chairlift8:30AMOpening Day Ceremony J2 Chairlift 11AMToast to the SeasonJune Mountain Meadows ChaletOpening is weather and conditions permitting and subject to...

The Blue Angels Take to the Sierra Sky Saturday and Sunday in The Carson Valley

The Annual Aviation Round Up kicks off October 13-14 in Minden, NV. highlighted this year are the Blue Angels Sierra REC Magazine, October 12, 1018 – The Carson Valley is known around the world for its flight friendly air conditions for glider pilots. Home to adventure lifestyle flying community, the Carson Valley hosts its annual Aviation Round Up this weekend in the Sierra, featuring the Navy’s Blue Angel Flying group,  the USASOC Black Dagger Jump team, and the Red Bull Acrobatic helicopter. The Aviation Round-up is Saturday Oct 13  & Sunday Oct 14th, Gates open at 10 am daily...

June Mountain Ski Resort Opens Saturday

California’s Family Mountain June Mountain, Mammoth’s sister to the north, opens for its 18/19 winter season on Saturday, December 15. Join the June crew for a day of family fun on the slopes with a first chair ceremony and toast to the season. Events Schedule  7:30AM Ticket Office Opens8:00AM Chair J1 Opens to the Public J1 Chairlift8:30AMOpening Day Ceremony J2 Chairlift 11AMToast to the SeasonJune Mountain Meadows ChaletOpening is weather and conditions permitting and subject to...

The Ferguson Fire Continues To Engulf The Sierra and Endanger Firefighters and Local Residents. Updated Road Closures

Additional Road Closures for the Ferguson Fire in Yosemite National Park include the West HWY 120  Crane Flat region Awahanee, CA, August 2, 2018 – On Sunday, July 29, 2018, Brian Hughes, 33, Captain of the Arrowhead Interagency Hotshots lost his life battling the Ferguson Fire on the Sierra National Forest. An official memorial website has been established in honor of Captain Hughes. There, the public can learn about him, upcoming memorial services, and where to send condolence letters or contributions. The site also includes a section for visitor-submitted memories and condolences. more… The Ferguson Fire now in its 21th day, started July 13 on the Sierra National Forest and is managed under unified command between the United States Forest Service, California Interagency Incident Management Team 4, CALFIRE and the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office. The fire is now 68,610 acres with 39% containment and 3,344 personnel that are currently engaged on the fire which includes 145 engines, 45 water tenders, 14 helicopters, 88 crews, 5 masticators and 49 dozers. There have been 2 fatalities and 11 injuries to date. 10 structures have been destroyed. Firefighters worked throughout the night to contain a couple spot fires outside of Wawona as they made progress toward full suppression of the Ferguson Fire. The high-pressure system above the fire is weakening which will result in warmer and drier conditions. With lower winds speeds and the inversion layer...

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 World Championship Powered by Rakuten, with events taking place September 28 – 30. The best endurance athletes from across the globe will compete for the sport’s ultimate prize at the main event, featuring more than 12-miles of mountainous terrain, more than 30 signature Spartan...