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Yosemite Winter Rangers: Snowpack And Grosbeaks

YOSEMITE — Tuolumne Winter Rangers Laura and Rob Pilewski latest report from the field indicates snowpack conditions are above average for this time of year, and the grosbeaks are chirping in the pines. New snow: 14 inches Total settled snow depth: 90 inches (at 8,600 feet) High temperature: 40°F (February 26) Low temperature: -12°F (February 22) Ski Conditions and Weather February is ...

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Hiking Along Hensley Lake On The Buck Ridge Trail

I needed a break from snow, ice and cold so I headed down the hill to warm up with a hike along Hensley Lake. A rolling hilly hike while walking through history, white puffy clouds and the first wildflowers of spring welcomed me. Where: Hensley Lake, Army Corps of Engineers Distance: 6.95 Miles Difficulty: Easy to Moderate, depending on how ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Gentle Jess

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO is a lovable little pup who could use a good home. Jess is an adorable German Shepherd mix who’s about five months old. “Hi, I’m Jess! My foster mom says I am a very sweet and kind boy who’s ready for my forever home! I’m a ...

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Snowshoeing from Tenaya Lodge to Chinese Ditch

Low snow and plenty of it would give us an amazing snowshoe adventure from Tenaya Lodge up Big Sandy Road . . . if we could get there. We could not believe how loaded the trees were with the snow and to top that off, Mother Nature provided cinnamon rolls. Where: Sierra National Forest Distance: 5.83 miles (but you can ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Quirky Junie

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO is a special little girl who can use some love. Junie is an adorable Chihuahua who’s about two years old. “Hi, I’m Junie! Aren’t I the cutest little thing? My foster mom says I’m as cute as a button — and I know it. I’m great ...

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Lisa’s List: Three Ways To Warm Up Fast

The rule of three is a principle that suggests a threesome of events, characters, actions or activities, is more humorous, satisfying, or effective than other numbers. The idea may have evolved from early days of storytelling: think Three Little Pigs, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Three Blind Mice, Three Muskateers, or Goldilocks and the Three Bears. In modern times, we can still ...

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Hiking along Eastman Lake on the Lakeview Trail

We were in need of a workout hike before storms hit and came up with one that was uphill both ways. The rolling Lakeview Trail along Eastman Lake had plenty of workout for us and if we were lucky, we just might spot a Bald Eagle. Distance: 8.76 Miles Difficulty: Easy to Moderate, depending on how far you go Elevation ...

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Lisa’s List: Three Yoga Poses To Do Every Day

The rule of three is a principle that suggests a trio of events or characters is more humorous, satisfying, or effective than other numbers. The concept, in this case, may have evolved from early days of storytelling: think Three Little Pigs, Three Billy Goats Gruff, and the Three Muskateers. It’s no fairy tale that lots of good things come in ...

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Snowshoeing Tamarack Ridge

Lots and lots of wonderful new snow had recently dumped on our local mountains so you know what we did. We loaded up and headed to one of our favorite places above Shaver Lake to go play. Sure enough, we had a perfect day all to ourselves on the Tamarack Trail. Where: Tamarack SNO-PARK, Sierra National Forest Distance: 5.06 miles ...

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