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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...

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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 starting taking participants up the iconic rock face on the first completed route. During the entire month of October, Alpenglow Expeditions will offer a $99 Local’s Special to residents of the Tahoe-Truckee area. Via Ferrata, an Italian term meaning Iron Road, is a protected...

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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 by the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit in collaboration with Great Basin Institute, the festival is an opportunity to learn about the variety of fish species that live in Lake Tahoe and its tributaries including the federally threatened Lahontan cutthroat trout....

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Fire Fest Returns to Stateline September 29

Dunk The Fire Chief at This Family Friendly Lake Tahoe Event LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Fire Fest 2018 will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside the Hard Rock Casino Lake Tahoe.  Admission is free and it’s a great opportunity for families to have fun while learning about fire safety and conservation. Photo caption: Fire Fest is a fun, family event for all ages and will be held on Saturday, September 29, at Hard Rock Casino Lake Tahoe. Photo credit: Lisa Herron, USFS. Helicopters will star this year as they land just outside...

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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...

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 starting taking participants up the iconic rock face on the first completed route. During the entire month of October, Alpenglow Expeditions will offer a $99 Local’s Special to residents of the Tahoe-Truckee area. Via Ferrata, an Italian term meaning Iron Road, is a protected...

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...