Winter 2021

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Diamond Peak Resort in Tahoe 21-22

Shifting Wellness Attitudes Shape 2022 Fitness Trends

(Family Features) - In adjusting to the constraints of the pandemic, many Americans had to improvise where and how they work out. After months of adapting to a “gym anywhere” mentality and learning to accommodate more flexible workout schedules, this new fitness mindset is inspiring some larger trends for healthier living. “We’ve learned that wellness [...]

Climbing Rangers encourage responsible recreation at East Side Climbing/Bouldering areas

Bishop Ca- The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA) has hired two climbing rangers to patrol the increasingly popular climbing and bouldering areas in the Bishop area. This is the third year of the program. Savanna Deger & Timothy Golden Eastern Sierra climbing rangers Climbing in the Eastern Sierra is an interagency activity, so the climbing [...]

Simple, Sweet Energy Bites

Winter Snack for the Slopes or Backcountry ( Having enough energy and fuel to make it through a long day can be challenging. No matter if you’re a stay-at-home parent, corporate worker or small business owner, having a high energy level that lasts throughout the day is important for both you and those around you. [...]


SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Central Coast Field Office and the Santa Cruz Mountains Trail Stewardship (SCMTS) have begun developing the initial 19 miles of multiple-use trails in the Cotoni-Coast Dairies unit of the California Coastal National Monument north of Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz County. “The BLM is excited [...]

Vail Resorts to Prioritize Pass Holders During Peak Holiday Periods

Vail Resorts Announces Enhancements to the Guest Experience For 2021-22 Winter Season BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 16, 2021 — As Vail Resorts begins to welcome skiers and riders back for a highly anticipated winter, the company is announcing new strategies taking effect during the 2021-22 North American season to enhance the guest experience and prioritize its pass [...]

Go For A Ride Day – November 22, 2021

Get up and get out ! Sierra Rec Magazine - Before we take a seat at the Thanksgiving dinner table this week, we suggest taking advantage of the National Go For A Ride Day. Go For a Ride Day, celebrated on November 22, urges you to just get up and get out! Do you ever [...]

National Hiking Day – Nov. 17

Sierra Rec Magazine - November 17, 2021 - Did you know today is National Hiking Day? WHAT IS NATIONAL HIKING DAY? Also known as “Take A Hike Day,” National Hiking Day on November 17 may be one of the most important holidays out there. Why? For starters, there’s more than 60,000 miles of trails across [...]

California State Parks Reaches Milestone of Virtually Connecting 1 Million K-12 Students to the Outdoors

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California State Parks is proud to announce it has reached a major milestone in connecting more than 1 million K-12 students to state parks via free virtual field trips since 2004.Each school year, classrooms in California, across the United States and around the world have tuned into Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students® [...]

Newly Named Glade Zones Welcome Skiers at Diamond Peak Resort in Tahoe 21-22

What’s new and what to expect at Diamond Peak for the 2021-22 ski season Return of special events and programs, lift ticket deals, contests and more INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (Oct. 2021) – Diamond Peak Ski Resort is looking forward to welcoming skiers andsnowboarders back to the slopes on our projected Opening Day – Thursday, Dec. [...]

Altra Launches New Cross-Training Shoe

Solstice XT 2 delivers performance and versatility for every workout DENVER (Nov. 10, 2021) /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – Altra, a leading innovator in the performance footwear category, today debuts a new approach to cross-training with the launch of the Solstice XT 2, revamping the brand’s ‘gym and training’ category. Altra Solstice XT 2 The Solstice XT 2 is an [...]

4 Out-of-the-Box Date Night Ideas for Outdoor Lovers

When spending time together is feeling a little mundane, shake up your routine with these out-of-the-box date night ideas for outdoor lovers.

Driving in a Winter Wonderland: 5 Safety Tips

SIERRA WINTER TRAVEL ADVISORY Sierra Rec Magazine - Winter 2021 edition - (StatePoint) Though the winter season has its joys, it also brings unique challenges – especially when venturing out in hazardous weather. According to the Federal Highway Administration, 24% of all weather-related vehicle crashes happen on snowy, slushy and icy pavement, while 15% occur [...]

Extreme Sports That Are Easy To Get Into

Extreme sports can seem intimidating to newcomers, so we wanted to detail a couple of ways to ease yourself into some of the more popular ones.


CONTINUING A STORIED LEGACY, FROM A DECORATED SKI RACING CAREER TO CREATING SKI EVENTS AND MENTORING YOUNG ATHLETES, RAHLVES RETURNS TO THE MOUNTAINS HE GREW UP SKIING ON FOR HIS NEXT CHAPTER [Olympic Valley, Calif.] Nov. 1, 2021—Palisades Tahoe is excited to announce the newest member of its athlete team, Daron Rahlves, who starts his [...]

Why Exercise Is More Important Than Weight Loss for a Longer Life

Sierra Rec Magazine - Winter Edition 2021 - Industry Studies - For better health and a longer life span, exercise is more important than weight loss, especially if you are overweight or obese, according to an interesting new review of the relationships between fitness, weight, heart health and longevity. The study by Iscience, which analyzed the results [...]

Best Kayaks of the Year – 2021 Best In Class Awards by Paddle TV Announced

Beachburg, Canada /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ Winter Edition 2021 – The final Best in Class award has been announced by world-renowned paddler, instructor, television host, and YouTuber, Ken Whiting on PaddleTV. Ken spent the summer testing some of the industry’s top paddling gear and has narrowed down five of the industry’s top kayaks, awarding them the title of 2021 Kayaks of [...]

Holiday Gift Guide for Your Recreationalist 2021

Ready for your Adventure Christmas? Check Out These Preferred Holiday Favorites Sierra Rec Magazine - Winter 2021 - Holiday Gift Guide - It is that time again where we seek out the perfect Holiday gifts for the adventurous outdoor persons in our lives. Whether they like Hiking, Camping, Skiing, Climbing, Biking or all of the [...]

Tips to Get Out of Sticky Situations in the Great Outdoors

Duct Tape Basics for Outdoor Recreation Repairs Sierra Rec Magazine - Winter 2021 -(StatePoint) When it comes to outdoor adventures, you never know what unexpected issues will arise. While you’re unlikely to pack a full toolbox, extra shoes or equipment due to space limitations, tape can offer quick fixes in a variety of situations, and [...]

Plan Ahead for This Year’s Holiday Vacation

(Family Features) Whether your family counts a holiday vacation among your treasured traditions or you’re anticipating a holiday getaway for the first time, getting an early start on your planning can help ensure your trip is filled with good tidings and joy. Know what you want to spend. If you’re planning to open your wallet [...]

Stress Less on Your Next Family Vacation

Your Next Family Vacation Awaits 6 tips for a laid-back getaway (Family Features) A vacation is all about getting away and taking a break from the pressures of daily life. Some smart planning and the use of handy travel apps can help ensure your next adventure is a stress-free success. Create a Travel Buffer When [...]

Reasons To Visit Joshua Tree National Park

A jewel of inland California, Joshua Tree National Park draws tourists from around the world. Here are some reasons why you should plan your visit.

Best Practices for Beginning Rock Climbers

If you’re considering turning those long hikes into raw climbs on the rock, consider some of these best practices for beginning rock climbers beforehand.

Celebrities Show Their Support For KNP Complex Fire Recovery Fund For Sequoia National Park

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Calif. October 1, 2021 – Sequoia Parks Conservancy (SPC) has launched the KNP Complex Fire Recovery Fund for Sequoia National Park in response to the wildfires ignited from lightning storms in the Sierra Nevada Mountains on September 9, 2021.As thousands of firefighters from across the county converge to battle the growing wildfire [...]

Yosemite National Park – 10 Easy Hikes for Every Visitor

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