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Breaking News: Cables For Half Dome Will Not Be Up For Memorial Day Weekend

Winter 2017 Takes Its Toll On Yet Another Annual Summer Ritual Sierra Rec Magazine, May 25, 2017  – Yosemite Announced today that Due to lingering snow, the installation of the Half Dome cables will be delayed until at least June 2 this year (instead of May 26). If you have a Half Dome hiking permit for the dates between May 26 and when the cables are installed, your permit fee will be refunded. Once cables are installed, permits will be available via the Daily Lottery on recreation.gov. Permits for Half Dome started in Spring of 2011, that season the cable went...

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20 Cant Miss Places To Explore For National Parks Week In The Sierra

National Parks Week Is a Great Time to Explore Some Place New With The Family April 2017- National Park Week is the time to discover national parks and the wonders found inside national parks, National Park Week is April 15 to 23, 2017. The Sierra is blessed with four fantastic Parks to explore and so many wonders, there is a spot for everyone in our National Parks. During National Park Week, The National Park System invites you to enjoy the Park for Free on April 15-16 & April 22-23, leaving little excuse for not visiting and enjoying a little nature with the family and...

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Presidents Day Weekend in the Sierra – What to do?

Time to play in the Mountains? February 19, 2017 –  What to do over a three-day weekend in the Sierra? Ok I know, dumb question, most will grab their ski’s pray for clear weather and drop in on some great new powder on the various slopes. That is always the right call. However, there are always events happening in the Sierra and this weekend in no exception. Here is a short list of events that are happening in the Sierra this weekend you may want to check out. Free Entrance Day in our National Parks Monday – Yosemite, Lassen, Sequoia...

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Lassen Volcanic National Parks Plans Ski Celebration Weekend

Lassen Volcanic NationalPark Celebrates President Day Weekend with Free Ski Celebration Event Lassen Ca –  Celebrate winter sports at Lassen Volcanic National Park. Share stories over a cup of coffee or bowl of chili at an outdoor fire pit and enjoy ski films in the auditorium. Park entrance is free in celebration of Presidents’ Day. Date & Time 02/20/2017 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fee Information Free Fee Information: Free Film Showtime 10:30 am & 1:00 pm | The Unrideables: Alaska Range | 45 min Screening courtesy of Red Bull Media House Barely a decade old, speed riding is a...

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Welcomes Acting Park Superintendent Martha Crusius

Lassen Volcanic National Park Welcomes Acting Park Superintendent MINERAL, CA , January 31, 2017 – Lassen Volcanic National Park welcomes Acting Park Superintendent, Martha Crusius, on February 6. Martha comes to Lassen with a wealth of experience she has gained over the past 33 years of working for the National Park Service (NPS). Since 2011, she has served as the Pacific West Region’s Park Planning and Environmental Compliance Program Chief, responsible for planning and environmental compliance for the region’s 63 national park sites in California, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands, as well as conducting studies of...

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