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New & Unique Family Events for Easter Weekend at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

A new decadent brunch at Squaw Valley is the perfect way to spend Easter Sunday with the family•  The weekend will feature one-of-a-kind events including Snow Golf, Beacon & Eggs, and the Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival, complete with a “Trashion Show” Sierra REC Magazine -Events – [Olympic Valley, Calif.] April 15, 2019–Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is the perfect place to celebrate Easter with family this season, surrounded by mountains views and with lots to do. The new Easter Brunchand Egg Hunt at Squaw Valley joins the classic Beacon & Eggs event at Alpine Meadows on Easter Sunday. Saturday, April 20 will...

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New “Red Bull Raid” Competition Coming to Squaw Valley’s Silverado on April 13

First of its kind event will test the speed and skill of local men and women, both uphill and downhill Sierra Rec Magazine – [Olympic Valley, Calif.] April 1, 2019 – Red Bull is bringing a brand new event to Squaw Valley on April 13, 2019: Red Bull Raid. The event will be hosted in Squaw Valley’s Silverado area, with competition based around both uphill and downhill skill and speed. The competition is composed of two parts: ski touring or splitboarding up and then the descent on the same equipment. Known for putting on some of the world’s most extreme...

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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 be hosted on March 31, 2019 by Arcade Belts on Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows’ infamous KT-22 chairlift – also known as “The Mothership.” Over 100 participants will set upon the slopes in retro gear to fundraise for the High Fives Foundation, a nonprofit based in Truckee, Calif. that provides...

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Sierra-at-Tahoe Launches the Sierra Playgrounds

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – March 24, 2019—Celebrating 25 years of award-winning terrain parks, Sierra-at-Tahoe is proud to announce the launch of the Sierra Playgrounds. A collection of eight terrain parks spanning across Sierra’s 2,000 skiable acres and including the only halfpipe in South Lake Tahoe, the Playgrounds are a place for everyone to progress, have fun and celebrate the shared love of skiing and riding. Since their inception in 1993, terrain parks at Sierra have been at the helm of innovation, consistently setting trends in the industry while creating features for skiers and riders of all levels to...

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Carson City Off-Road Announces New Event Date of June 28-30

Two weeks later date will accommodate extra snowmelt in huge Sierra Nevada winter (CARSON CITY, NEV.) March 11, 2019 – In order to deliver on the objective of giving mountain bikers a true backcountry experience on world-class singletrack that challenges riders as much as it inspires & rewards, and allowing for extra snowmelt time in a potentially record-setting Sierra Nevada winter, Epic Rides today announced a date change of the Carson City Off-Road from June 14-16 to June 28-30. “If you’ve been paying attention to the weather in the Sierra Nevada, they’ve been getting hammered with snowstorms since late...

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National Junior Ranger Day Kicks Off National Park Week Saturday

We treasure our National Parks in the Sierra and the Western Region, and creating a future generation of care takers and enthusiast is a project that we at Sierra Rec enjoy promoting. Saturday, April 20, 2109 National Parks around the country including Yosemite, Lassen, Death Valley, and Seqouia and Kings Canyon will kick off this years National Parks week with National Junior Ranger Day Activities. The Junior Ranger Program is a great way to explore national parks, get some cool swag, and maybe even one of those coveted hats the rangers wear! Well…okay. Yours might be made out of...

Sierra Storm Drops Over 3 Feet Of New Snow at Sierra-At-Tahoe

Sierra-At-Tahoe Lavishing in Fresh Powder But Strong Winds Will Effect Lifts Today Sierra-At-Tahoe – South Lake Tahoe, Ca – January 17, 2019 – Blizzard Warnings, High winds, Near impossible travel conditions Yesterday in the Sierra, has left its mark and dropped over 3 feet of snow on Sierra-At Tahoe Ski resort off HWY 50. Sierra-At-Tahoe January 16, 2019 3 feet of fresh power This storm has brought over three feet of new snow to Sierra-at-Tahoe, with 22” falling in the past 24 hours. The best part? There’s more on the way! As Storms Continue today snow totals are likely...

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. This will cause many areas of the park to be under snow until July. For this reason Lassen has published a great list of activities to consider if you are planning a trip in April or May. What to do: April – May Snow...

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...

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 be hosted on March 31, 2019 by Arcade Belts on Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows’ infamous KT-22 chairlift – also known as “The Mothership.” Over 100 participants will set upon the slopes in retro gear to fundraise for the High Fives Foundation, a nonprofit based in Truckee, Calif. that provides...