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50 Years Of Deep Powder Skiing At Kirkwood

50 Years Of Deep Powder Skiing At Kirkwood

Celebrating A Culture and Family Dedicated To Pushing The Sport Forward Kirkwood CA 2022, Following a successful1960 Squaw Olympics, and the emergence of the American ski culture popularity, the El Dorado National Forest surveyed potential regional winter sports development sites. In the 1960s, with short skis and other innovations, skiing,...

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Experience Winter On the Sierra PCT

The Sierra Nevada Range and the Pacific Crest Trail have a symbiotic relationship regarding recreation and public access. Both draw visitors worldwide and invite hikers/backpackers to a stunning landscape to traverse year-round. However, for most, this opportunity to enjoy the Pacific Crest Trail is seasonal at best. Once the snow...

RV Camping in the Sierra

RV Camping in the Sierra

What to expect when camping in the Sierra Nevada The Sierra Nevada is a beautiful and varied mountain range that offers a wide range of camping experiences. Whether you're looking for a remote campsite high in the mountains or a more developed site closer to civilization, you'll be able to...

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Pop Up a Sweet, Kid-Friendly Treat

(Family Features) The next time your kids are begging for an indulgent snack after finishing chores or dessert following dinner, call them to the kitchen for a quick, delicious lesson. Teaching children to cook helps them get more comfortable with an important life skill while encouraging independence – all while...

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Managing Your Pet’s Weight

3 tips to keep dogs and cats healthy (Family Features) Much like humans, dogs and cats can struggle with aging- and weight-related health issues. In fact, 3 out of 5 cats and dogs are overweight or obese, according to Packaged Facts' U.S. Pet Market Outlook. Pet obesity can lead to...

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6 Exercise Safety Tips

(Family Features) In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans are more aware of their health and wellness. Now, as social restrictions ease, you may find yourself stepping up your workouts, whether you’re training for an event or working to improve your game in a recreational league. Sprains, strains...

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Visiting Yosemite in Fall

As temperatures in the evening start to drop and we tumble forward toward the Fall Equinox in the northern hemisphere, the time to visit your national parks is now. Yosemite National Park in Autumn is our favorite time of year in the park. Crowds have diminished from the summer rush....

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Three Ways to Celebrate California Wine Month in September

Enjoy Immersive Harvest Experiences and Festivals, Pair Iconic California Recipes and Fresh Produce with California Wines and Support Local Wineries SAN FRANCISCO — September is California Wine Month, a time to celebrate the annual harvest season and raise a glass to the state’s vibrant wine community. As California vintners and growers harvest more than 110 different...

The Gifts of a Desolation Wilderness Experience

One of the most popular adventures people look forward to when visiting the Lake Tahoe region is having a mountain hiking experience in the awesome Desolation Wilderness, which, I hasten to add, is their wilderness!  And yours too!           Your personal wilderness experience can be realized by day-hiking along the...

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Stars Galore In The Sierra

Seeing the Milky Way in all its glory may not be difficult...if you live in Delta, Utah. One of my vivid memories of my younger years was seeing one such spectacular view. Being twenty-two, a recently minted Naval Aviator, and feeling the invincibility of youth, the idea of flying over...

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