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Summer 2022 -Edition 10 - Available Now

8 Family & Pet-Friendly Travel Vacation Homes in The Sierra

Still Time to Book the 4th of July Get-away in the Sierra Sierra Rec Magazine – Sponsored Post: VRBO – Summer 2022 – As summer begins to heat up in the Sierra Nevada and families look for new and exciting ways to enjoy the outdoors. We have searched out and found 8 ideal locations across […]

“New” Name Same Great Summer Experience

Palisades Tahoe Celebrates First Summer Season Under New Name Guests will enjoy Pride Month activations, Washoe Tribe Cultural Tours, hiking, scenic Aerial Tram rides, and special events this season Olympic Valley, Calif., Summer 2022— Palisades Tahoe returns for mountain exploration this summer season with outdoor adventure programming and family friendly activities kicking off Friday, June […]

Must-Know Tips for Backpacking Beginners

Backpacking is an exciting way to explore the outdoors, so remember these must-know tips for backpacking beginners to stay safe and prepared.

White Knuckle Adventure in Calaveras County

The transition from winter to spring is one of the epic times of year to sample all of the adventure opportunities here in the Central Sierra.   While the snow hangs on in the high country offering great spring skiing, it’s also trickling down and charging up the rivers for the rafters and kayakers. Everything in […]

Fun Activities for Your Next Family Camping Trip

One of the best ways to connect with the family is a fun-filled camping trip in beautiful nature. Make your next trip more fun with these activities!

Chef-Worthy Summer Classics

(Family Features) – Summer can’t all be about trails and time on the lake in the Sierra. Can it? Summer is also a time for backyard cookouts, family get togethers and celebrating your favorite summer foods. These tasty summer treats a re perfect way to celebrate summer life in the Mountains. Celebrating summer with sizzling […]

Gear Review: ThinkTank Retrospective 75 Travel Bag Sierra Rec Magazine Gear Review – 2022 – Hey guys, Charlie, Sierra Rec Magazine. Today we get the luxury here on a beautiful sunny afternoon to bring you a new product that I am trying out by Think Tank. If you don’t know who Think Tank is, they’ve been around for a while. They […]

Tips for Getting Seniors Outside More Often

Spending time outside is excellent for seniors’ health and leads to many memory-making opportunities that might not happen while staying indoors.

3 Spring Camping Destinations for the Whole Family

Are you looking for the perfect location for your next family camping trip? Here are three spring camping destinations for the whole family.

Things You Should Consider Before Choosing a Trip for Vacay

Choosing a traveling destination is not a piece of cake. It is challenging for many people who can’tdecide where they should spend their vacation. If you are one of them, then don’t worry.Traveling is a charming hobby, but it could disgust you if you decide on the wrong destination for thetrip. In the following blog, […]

Summer Fishing Destinations the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Are you looking for ideas for your next family getaway? Go somewhere you can catch trophy fish while the family enjoys their vacation at these destinations!

Top Reasons Why People Love Owning Jeeps

Jeep owners love the reliability of their vehicles, and it’s amazing what you can do with a Jeep. Find out the top reasons why people love owning Jeeps.

Forest Service Focuses on Future of Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail

VALLEJO, Calif. — May 2022. The USDA Forest Service (USFS) is releasing its Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) Foundation Document — that will guide the future preservation and protection of the PCT — right as the season opens for northbound trail users starting their journey. Since the Trail’s designation in 1968, the USFS has been […]

Tips on How To Prepare for a Summer Road Trip

Have you ever wondered how people are able to go on long road trips in the summer? This guide will help you prepare and start your trip off right.

7 Stunning Kayaking Locations in The Sierra

Finding the perfect lake kayaking spot in the Sierra is both easy and subjective. With so many accessible lakes to choose from it really does become a personal choice and preference. Is it the location that makes it special or is it the people that are with you? Or in some cases maybe it is […]

30th Annual National Trails Day® Celebration on June 4, 2022

America’s Largest Trails Event to Leave the Trail and the Outdoor Community Better Than Ever Silver Spring, MD /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – Millions of people from across the country will hit the trail on June 4, 2022, celebrating the 30th annual American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®. This year’s celebration is about coming together to leave the trail […]

Adventure Elopement Takes Over the Sierra

Dreaming of a “one-of-a-kind” wedding in the Sierra? Meet Blake and Irina, your Eastern Sierra and Lake Tahoe adventure elopement specialists. In 2020 with all that the world would throw at brides and grooms that caused so much stress, many brides sought alternatives to wedding venues and the experts who could help them have a […]

Big Bear Lake To Host Global Long-distance Hiking Event Series

HIGHLANDER Expands to U.S. International hiking adventure company brings unique, multi-day event to America BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. — A once sought-after destination during the California Gold Rush will now become a true gold mine for hikers who are ready to test their physical limits and live in perfect harmony with nature over several days. […]

7 Days of Lake Tahoe Bliss

The Lake Tahoe Water Trail ~ A Seven Day Adventure Tour Like No Other Lake Tahoe Nevada – Looking for your next great adventure challenge? You have climbed the highest peaks, traveled great distances, survived the onslaught of mosquitos at your favorite wilderness escape. But have you paddled the full circle of Lake Tahoe. Are […]

Live Outdoor In Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys The 2022 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series welcomes the following artist to the stage in Lake Tahoe. Book your room and buy your tickets now for these upcoming headliners! Sunday, June 26, 2022, Norah JonesFriday, July 8, 2022, The ChainsmokersTuesday & Wednesday, July 12 & 13, 2022, Kenny ChesneyThursday, July 28, 2022, Miranda […]

100 Years of Family Magic

Evergreen Lodge in Yosemite National Park Continues Celebrating100 Years Of Family Adventures You know this place if you have ever driven to Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for a day hike or backpack trip. But did you know that for 100 years, it has been the secret sauce for family magic in Yosemite National Park? Hidden down […]

Discover Camping & Travel In The Sierra With RV Share

Renting vs Buying an RV and traveling the Mountains Sierra Nevada – Spring 2022 – So you want to come up to the mountains for the week or weekend but want to experience a little bit more of the outdoors? Thought about trying an RV but just not certain if it is right for you? […]

Devils Hole Pupfish Spring Season Population Count Highest in 22 Years

AMARGOSA VALLEY, NV – Fish biologists are excited to report increased numbers of one of the world’s rarest fishes. Scientists counted 175 Devils Hole pupfish, which is the most they’ve observed in a spring count in 22 years. This momentous count also marked the 50th anniversary of counting pupfish using SCUBA, dating back to April 6th, […]

Tuolumne County Calling all Thirst Adventures

Tuolumne County Craft Beverage Trail Miss out on the Yosemite reservation you were looking for? Still want to head to the mountains to experience that classic mountain lifestyle? Toulumne County has just the trip all Craft beer and Wine drinkers have been waiting for. Calling all thirsty adventurers! Sip your way from Sonora to Yosemite […]

Summer Fun In North Lake Tahoe

A Beginners Guide to Spring and Summer Adventure in North Lake Tahoe North Lake Tahoe – Soak it all in on the North Side of Lake Tahoe. A great place for families, adventure seekers, and grizzled travel veterans. A home of Lake front dinning, Sandy beaches with afternoon waves and lively event culture all summer […]


See the biggest tree in the world, climb to spectacular views, and go caving as you discover the best of Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Giant trees, deep canyons, and towering mountains: Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks encompass some of the most majestic sights not just in California, but anywhere in the world. Ranging a […]

5 Steps for Planning the Perfect Road Trip

Spring is here, and you are probably looking forward to getting out and exploring the bloomingworld after a long winter. One of the most affordable and exciting vacation options is hitting theopen road for an epic road trip. If you are looking for a break from the mundane existence ofyour normal life, you can add […]

A Growing Lure of Black Garlic in Graeagle

How Generational Visitors to Plumas County Turned One Covid Shutdown Into A Thriving Local Family Business and Mountain Lifestyle. Graeagle Ca – When I stumbled upon the Pinecone Kitchen on Social channels, I must confess the first works that I said were “Black what?” It was just such an odd item to see come across […]

Summer Road Trips Eldorado County

Take a Ride On Scenic and Historic Ice House Road Loop Eldorado County, CA – Scenic Adventures in the summer season of the Sierra are all around us. Still, for many who travel HWY 50, you are maybe driving past one of the best-kept secrets in the Sierra for scenic day travel or weekend adventure. […]

Featured Regional Photographers

One of the new features we are excited about in 2022 is the promotion and highlight of some our regional photographers. These photographers not only bless many of our social feeds with amazing images, but are an active part of the mountain lifestyle & business economy. As we highlight and show support by showcasing some […]

Discovering Parker Pass Lake

A Yosemite National Park Hidden Gem Located on Parker Pass John Muir once discussed his distain for hikers that hiked through an area with out truly enjoying what the forest and mountains contained for them. “Now these mountains are our Holy Land, and we ought to saunter through them reverently, not ‘hike’ through them” – John Muir […]

Getting Lost In Wilderness Adventure While Visiting Tahoe

Wilderness – Lake Tahoe has so much to offer all year round, but the summer season is off the hook. Do I spend the day in the water, on a beach, on the course of in the mountains? For me, I choose Wilderness 99% of the time. Why? Because in Lake Tahoe basin, there are […]


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