March 2023 – Spring Issue Vol 14

Five Unforgettable Family Adventures in Mammoth Lakes – Summer 2023

Summer 2023 finally feels real, even though they are still skiing in Mammoth Lakes, California. It is the perfect destination for adventurous families seeking a memorable outdoor experience. From exploring unique geological wonders to hiking to picturesque alpine lakes and cascading waterfalls, this stunning region has something for everyone. Let's delve into five incredible outdoor [...]

New Gray Wolf Pack Confirmed In Sequoia National Forest

New Gray Wolf Pack Confirmed in Tulare County California has a new gray wolf pack in Sequoia National Forest lands in Tulare County, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced today. This is the Golden State’s southernmost pack and it is at least 200 air miles from the nearest known pack in northeastern [...]

Small Mouth Bass Fishing Lake Almanor

Professional Bass fisherman and Local Guide on Lake Almanor takes us fishing for prized smallmouth bass Lake Almanor, California - Sunrise, the morning after a busy weekend on Lake Almanor, is as still and tranquil a moment as you will ever experience. The many variety of birds chirping throughout the forested shoreline, the water sparkles [...]

Fall in Nevada’s Capital City: A Spectacle of Colors, Festivities and Arts and Culture 

(CARSON CITY, NEV.) – While summer may be winding down, travelers anticipating fall can look forward to the season’s spooky celebrations, cooler activities and outdoor adventures, with views of the season’s best colors. Carson City, Nevada is prepped and ready for numerous events happening nearly every weekend throughout September and October. Halloween at the Governors mansion [...]

Battery Heated Blanket: A Must-Have for Autumn Mountain Escapes

Fall Travel Tips from our Partners at Zoni Home As we transition from the scorching heat of August, the embrace of coolertemperatures comes as a much-needed relief. The allure of destinations like NewYork City and Maui for an autumn escape is heightened by the combination of morecomfortable weather and a quieter tourist scene. Meanwhile, the [...]

Capturing the Essence of Autumn: 9 Remarkable High Sierra Trails for Fall Photography

By Sierra Rec Magazine As seasoned hikers and nature enthusiasts, we understand the allure of the High Sierra. This rugged, breathtaking region in California offers an unparalleled natural beauty year-round. However, when autumn graces the High Sierra with its radiant palette of reds, oranges, and yellows, it transforms into a photographer's paradise. In this article, [...]

Savor the Sweetness of Fall in Genoa, Nevada: A Candy Dance Extravaganza and Beyond

Itching to travel and looking for a reason to gather your friends and head to the Sierra Nevada? Look no further than the charming town of Genoa, Nevada. It's that time of year when the Sierra switches into festival season mode, and there's no better way to kick it off than with the time-honored tradition [...]

Take the Scenic Route: Discovering Stunning Fall Picture Ideas in Mountain Landscapes

Love the vibrant colors of fall? Craving picturesque landscapes that will take your breath away? Look no further than the stunning mountain landscapes that come alive with hues of red, orange, and gold during the autumn season. In this article, we invite you to take the scenic route and discover some of the most incredible [...]

Embrace the Gold in the Sierra: Why Fall Golf Trips Are the Best

As summer gives way to the crisp, cool autumn days, golfers in the Sierra region have every reason to rejoice. Fall golf trips in the Sierra are a treasure trove of natural beauty, vibrant foliage, and challenging courses that make this season the ultimate golfer's paradise. In this article, we'll explore why Fall golf trips [...]

Ride the Flow: Mountain Biking Paradise at Mt. Hough, Plumas County, CA

Exploding through the breathtaking Lost Sierra region of Northern California, Mt. Hough offers an exhilarating mountain biking experience that's perfect for riders of intermediate skill levels seeking a smoother, faster trail alternative to the more technical runs nearby. Located just an hour's drive north of Reno, Mt. Hough stands as a testament to the diverse [...]

Sip, Savor, and Escape: 7 Great Brewery Hideaways in the Sierra Nevada

The Sierra Nevada region is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, outdoor adventures, and an ever-growing craft beer scene. Nestled amidst the towering pines and pristine lakes, you'll find a collection of hidden gems known as brewery hideaways. In this article, we'll take you on a journey to explore seven remarkable breweries that offer not just [...]

6 Tips to Get Sleep Back on Track As We Enter Fall Season

Back to School and Fall Seasons are a time to Catch up from summer of sleep deprivation (Family Features) - Fall 2023 - For many people, changing seasons are about resetting routines and adjusting to a different pace of life. With fall activities in full swing, families should be intentional about their sleep routines to [...]

“Embrace the Magic of Fall: 7 Compelling Reasons to Choose Reno for Your Autumn Escape”

Embrace the Magic of Autumn in the Heart of Nevada The air turns crisp, leaves transform into a kaleidoscope of warm hues, and a sense of anticipation fills the atmosphere – it's fall, the perfect season for a getaway. And when it comes to choosing a destination that captures the essence of autumn's beauty and [...]

An Epic Summer Excursion to Bishop Pass

When I began to plan my adventures for the summer, Bishop Pass quickly skyrocketed to the top of my to-do list. The massive winter we experienced, along with the incoming Hurricane Hilary, tried to throw a wrench into my plans but ended up resulting in an incredibly epic hiking experience. We reserved a campsite at [...]

Northern California’s Hidden Gem: St. Bernard’s Lodge in Chester

Base Camp to Your Next Lassen Volcanic National Park Adventure Nestled in the heart of the stunning Northern California region, just a stone's throw away from the captivating Lassen Volcanic National Park, lies a hidden gem waiting to be discovered, St. Bernard's Lodge in Chester. When you visit the Golden State, this charming lodge offers [...]

Exploring the Charms of Sonora, California: A Fall Getaway at the Lumber Jack Hotel

As the sweltering heat of summer gives way to the crisp coolness of autumn, there's no better time to plan a retreat to the charming town of Sonora, nestled in the heart of California's Gold Country. With its picturesque landscapes, historic downtown, and various outdoor activities, Sonora offers an ideal destination for a fall getaway. [...]

The Top 5 Places To Experience Fall Colors Along June Lake Loop

As the summer's warmth gradually gives way to cooler days, nature prepares for one of its most breathtaking spectacles: the transition of leaves from vibrant greens to brilliant shades of yellow and gold. This remarkable transformation is on the horizon, typically commencing in mid-September and gracing us with its beauty throughout October. Thanks to a [...]

Embarking on the Wilderness Odyssey: Bucks Lake Wilderness

Nestled in the heart of Plumas County, near the charming town of Quincy, California, the Bucks Lake Wilderness beckons adventurers to immerse themselves in a realm of unspoiled beauty. With a landscape as diverse as it is awe-inspiring, this wilderness area is an homage to both its historic legacy and the conservation efforts that have [...]

A Prepared Heart in the Mountains

An Exclusive Interview with Cassie Yoshikawa from In a world where the hustle and bustle of everyday life often consume our time and attention, finding moments of serenity and purpose can feel like an elusive quest. However, Cassie, a remarkable individual whose journey is chronicled on, has discovered a profound source of guidance [...]

How To Fish: Sustainable Fishing Practices

Be a steward of the earth! Help ensure we enjoy bountiful and healthy waters in the future by discovering how to fish using sustainable fishing practices.

Fall Bliss: Exploring Lake Tahoe by Paddlewheeler

Take A Cruise on the M.S. Dixie II in Lake Tahoe As the vibrant hues of summer transition into the warm, earthy tones of autumn, there's no better way to embrace the beauty of the season than by embarking on a serene cruise along the crystal-clear waters of Lake Tahoe. The M.S. Dixie II, a [...]

23 Great Trails Missing from Your Sierra Bucket List

When it comes to exploring the Sierra Nevada, many adventurers flock to the well-known trails like the John Muir Trail and the High Sierra Trail. While these classics are undoubtedly stunning, the Sierra has so much more to offer. In this article, we'll unveil 23 hidden gems that deserve a spot on your Sierra bucket [...]

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