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Welcome to the Sierra Rec Now Podcast. A live look at what is going on in the Sierra Mountains. Events, recreational tips and ideas plus interviews with the top explorers in the Sierra. Join us weekly as we explore an active connected lifestyle in the beloved Sierra Nevada Mountains.

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500lb Hank The Tank Bear in South Lake Tahoe in need of Rescue
National News has gone over board on the terror that is "Hank The Tank" Black bear which is causing some concern in South Lake Tahoe. After breaking into more than 28 homes and continued bad behavior from residents and visitors in feeding bears, Hank the Tank is wanted for removal.  If captured and they can't find a suitable habitat to transfer the bear to he will be euthanized.  In todays episode we discuss life in bear country and our par tin keeping the bears and animals safe from these tragic endings.  
February 23, 2022
Snow Season Arrives in Lake Tahoe and the Sierra
December 10, 2021 - finally Snow has fallen again in the sierra and a major snow event is on track for Saturday night into Tuesday.  Reports on all the Ski Resorts as of today, our thoughts on winter travel and the Scenic Byways updates. Plus features on new South Lake Tahoe transit from Sacramento.
December 10, 2021
Seasonal Changes - Snow in the forecast for the Sierra - Oct. 6, 2021
With seasonal Snow forecasted this weekend in the sierra Nevada, Mountain passes are closing, fall color hikes are exploding and we offer up our tip for a great recreation hiking experience in the Hoover and Ansel Adams Wilderness near lee vining. Also recaps of what we are seeing from Caldor and Dixie fires in regards to recreation.
October 06, 2021
A December Shut down in 2020 - Can I still Play in the Mountains
Join us as we discuss how and why you can still play in the mountains even with California Stay at home Orders in effect Dec 2020.
December 14, 2020
Exploring with Kids during Covid-19 Outbreak Shut Downs
My thoughts on the panic and widespread concern in our small mountain communities as well as a couple family friendly/ corona virus safe Adventure ideas in the mountain near the Carson Valley.  #besafe #adventuretogether
March 19, 2020
Favorite Waterfalls and new Focus for 2020
Todays episode we discuss our favorite waterfall hike sin the Sierra, The loss of Kobe Bryant and how it has impacted my vision in 2020 and Tahoe winter.
January 30, 2020
50 Years ofDesolation Wilderness
Celebrating new trail upgrades around Lake Tahoe and the various locstions to visit in Desolation Wilderness on its 50th birthday.
September 20, 2019
Our Top 10 Day Hikes off Tioga Pass and Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite.
Check out a quick review of our favorite 10 day hikes off Tioga Pass and Tuolumne Meadows.
June 28, 2019
Tioga is open.. hiking tips for the Sierra
Tioga Pass is open and hiking tips for the Sierra
June 28, 2019
Spring in Yosemite
Tioga Road access llus our favorite Waterfall tour in Yosemite National Park in Spring.
April 03, 2019
Presidents Day Weekend in the Sierra
Snow totals reports from all resorts in the Sierra. Plus our thoughts on spring adventure planning
February 16, 2019
Snorkel required
Fresh snow storm dumps upwards of 130" of snow on Sierra. Powder is deep with more on the way. Ski resort Updates from around the Sierra
February 05, 2019
Favorite Snowshoe locations in the Sierra
Snow is piling up in the Sierra. Time for a little winter rec. In this episode we discuss some of our favorite snowshoe locations in the Sierra.
November 30, 2018
How to enjoy the Aviation Round & more Sierra Adventure
In this episode we talk Aviation Round Up and other exploring options in the Carson Valley. Plus A recap of our adventure to Hidden Lake on hwy 88.
October 11, 2018
Fall Events in The Sierra
From Candy Dance to Street Vibrations or Spartan challenges..all of it is wrapped in fall color
September 27, 2018
Finding their unbeaten path to adventure
Joy us as we share recent travels in to Desolation and Yosemite. Plus events not to be missed in the Sierra.
September 06, 2018
Episode 2 - Is Yosemite National Park open?
Join us as we discuss the closing of Yosemite Valley and what it means to your weekend plans. Explore the tips for Devils Post Pile as well as dive into the best events around the Sierra this weekend.
July 26, 2018