Summer 2021 Edition

  • Tough Mudder Adds Kids Race
  • USA Cycling Announces 2021 Team
  • Hiking Tuolumne Meadows
  • Free Summer Concerts
  • Scenic Routes
  • Kayaking Ebbetts Pass Lakes

Castle Rock Day hike – Lake Tahoe Recreation

Location: Tahoe Rim Trail. South Lake Tahoe, The Brautovich TrailheadDestination: Castle Rock, Toiyabe National Forest, Zephyr Cove-Round Hill Village, NV 89448, USADistance: 4 mile loop in and out. South Lake Tahoe – This hike is for everyone. Has mild elevation gains and some Rock path areas that can be little difficult, but I saw several kids…

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Camping in the Sierra ranks Nationally

THE SIERRA’S PROVIDE SOME OF THE TOP BACK COUNTRY CAMPING 04/03/2014 0 Comments     The Bigoutside.com today released their top 25 back country camping outings. the High sierra Country has several on the list.   Precipice Lake, Sequoia National Park, CA Columbine Lake, Sequoia National Park, CA Evolution Basin, John Muir Trail, Kings Canyon…

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Fall Recreation in Alpine County

Alpine County California is 15 miles south of Minden Nevada and South Lake Tahoe, and is one of my favorite places in the Sierra Mountain range. From the abundance of mountain lakes and trails the variety of landscapes that grace the eyeball as I drive through for my next adventure.Fall is especially beautiful in Alpine county…

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Top 20 Fall Color Destinations in the Sierra Mountains

Sierra REC’s Top Recommended Fall Visits in the Sierra Mountains As the season’s change in the Sierra, some of the most beautiful scenery bursts into sight from both the road and from the trail. Fall Colors can fade quickly in the Sierra season’s as Winter pushes its way into our lives, so we recommend not…

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Backpacking the PCT across Desolation Wilderness

Summer Backpacking near Lake Tahoe has many options, however the opportunity to backpack on the PCT into desolation Wilderness is by far the most sought after experience for hikers in the Central Sierra yearly. Backpacking into Desolation Wilderness provides visitors and locals alike a simple well earned separation from the bulk of the crowds and…

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Christmas Tree Hunting in The Sierra Mountains

Christmas Trees in The Sierra Ok all you “Griswold” Christmas tree fanatics, our season approaches. Yes I said our Season, I am a true “Griswold” tree hunter each year. Growing up in the Cascade mountains of Oregon and my dad being a logger, I can still drive you to some of the best natural Christmas…

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Day Trip to Sunrise Lakes in Yosemite

Yosemite National Park – November 11, 2014 – Veteran’s Day, National Free Forest Service and National Park day, which always makes me look towards Yosemite National Park. Yosemite continues to capture my spirit and call me to try new trails, view new heights and challenge my will in completing the climb, on this veterans day,…

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Fall Family Hikes in The Sierra

TOP FALL SEASON TRAIL HIKES IN THE SIERRA’S Hope Valley at Sorensen’s Resort As the season’s change in the Sierra’s some of the most beautiful scenery bursts into sight from both the road and from the trail. Fall Colors can fade quickly in the Sierra season’s as Winter pushes its way into our lives, so…

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