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Sonora Pass: The Ultimate Day Trip Fishing Experience by Braden Hudnall

Braden Hudnall Shares His Latest Adventure In the Sierra – Sonora Pass Sierra Rec Magazine~ Guest Post ~ July 2017 – The Sierra lifestyle is such a complex and interesting story to tell, meet any person who has a passion for the outdoors and enjoys the same regions you do in the Sierra and you’re likely to hear something new about places you once visited. Here at Sierra Rec Magazine, we are always encouraging like minded explorers and adventure seekers in the Sierra to share their story. We are pleased today to bring you a story from a young...

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The Reds Meadow and Devils Postpile Road Remain Closed To Vehicles, Bicyclists, and Pedestrians

The Reds Meadow Road Remains Closed No estimated date for opening   Sierra Rec Magazine- National Monument Updates – June 27, 2017 – Forest engineers are assessing storm damage to the Reds Meadow and Devils Postpile Road and there is no estimated opening date for the road at this time. Crews have only recently been able to get into the Reds Meadow Valley after plowing operations were completed. The Reds Meadow and Devils Postpile Road remain closed to vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians, and work is in progress to make necessary repairs. This road, which accesses prized destinations such as Devils...

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High Sierra Passes and Popular Recreational Areas Starting to Open For Summer 2017- Latest Updates

Inyo National Forest Opens Lakes Basin Road Wednesday Here Are The Most Recent Update For Popular Sierra Passes and Scenic Byways Sierra Rec Magazine, Eastern Sierra News – June 22, 2017-  Almost on cue with the Summer solstice in 2017 road crews and county agencies have started to get the upper hand on the 2017 snowpack and access to some of our favorite passes and recreational areas.  Yesterday Inyo National Forest announced the opening of Lakes Basin Road for the 2017 season and Last weekend Sonora Pass gates opened for visitors on the eastern side of the mountain. The High Sierra Passes are...

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Loon Lake Campgrounds And Recreational Area Set To Open On Friday June 16.

A FAMILY FAVORITE FOR FISHING AND EXPLORING THE RUBICON OR DESOLATION WILDERNESS FINALLY OPENS FOR SEASON Sierra Rec Magazine – Eldorado National Forest, Loon Lake June 15, 2017 – We just got off the phone with the crew at Pacific Ranger District, and they are on schedule to open Loon Lake and the Loon Lake Campgrounds Friday for the Fathers Day weekend. Roads are clear all except one small area where traffic will be reduced to one lane. Location: 23 miles east of Placerville on Highway 50  (turn off is at the river crossing just east of fish springs...

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Taylor Creek Visitor Center hosts the 7th Lake Tahoe Bird Festival

7th Lake Tahoe Bird Festival Sunday, June 25th at Taylor Creek, Lake Tahoe   SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CALIF. — As part of the Wild Tahoe Weekend, the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS) in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will host the seventh annual Lake Tahoe Bird Festival on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Located at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center, just three miles north of South Lake Tahoe on Highway 89, residents and visitors are invited to attend this free family event from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. The event includes hourly...

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