Sierra Nevada

The Culture of the Wiwa – an Indigenous Colombian Tribe in the Sierra Nevada

The Wiwa tribe in Colombia’s Sierra Nevada mountains have lived harmoniously with the earth and plant life surrounding them for thousands of …

South America

America’s Oldest, Tallest Juniper Tree Threatened by Wildfire Burning in Sierra Nevada

The Donnell Fire had already scorched more than 29,000 acres and was only 26% contained as it tore toward the oldest juniper tree in the United …

Forests

TV tonight: ‘Rustic Rehab’ offers retreats in Sierra Nevada Mountains

TV picks for Thursday, Aug. 16<p>WATCH THIS:<p><b>“Rustic Rehab” (8 p.m., HGTV):</b> This new series follows home renovation experts David and Chenoa Rivera as …

Paramount Network

Make Tonight a Hazy One

At Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, the brewing team is hard at work brewing the finest craft beers in the world. But something mysterious is afoot. …

Craft Brewing

Opening Night at The Pursuit Series, Bear Valley

The early morning smoke dissipated while blue skies and western blue jays greeted would-be adventurers and explorers from as many as 29 states and as …

Hiking

Pouring It On

Sierra Nevada Brewing has a long history of using sustainable technologies at its Chico, California, production facility. In fact, that building was the first to earn a TRUE Zero Waste designation by Green Business Certification, meaning at least 90 percent of its waste is reused or diverted from …

Drinking

Shapeshifter House

Rising from the sandy terrain like a desert mirage, the Shapeshifter House is a sculpted extension of the Nevada landscape. The home was built for a …

Architecture

Enjoy Outdoors

<b>We’re for the outdoors.<br>For lost signals.<br>Starry skies.<br>Wild places and wilder adventures.</b><p><b>We’re for the mountains that call to us,<br>the campfire that</b> …

Backpacking

Yosemite is closed indefinitely. Here’s where to go instead

Anyone with late summer plans to visit Yosemite National Park will be disappointed. Due to the Ferguson wildfire that’s been burning since July 13th, …

National Parks

Sierra Nevada Completes Key Step for NASA’s NextSTEP-2 Long-Duration Space Travel Study

<b>SPARKS, Nev., August 9, 2018 (Sierra Nevada PR) –</b> Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) completed a NASA study for the Power and Propulsion Element (PPE), …

Space Exploration

A Calorie Comparison of Your Favorite Beers

If you're watching your waistline and enjoying an ice-cold brew, then might want to do a little research and how beers compare (or you might just want to sit back and enjoy your IPA, in that case no need to read further). The calorie counts may surprise you. Here's the nutritional info for one …

Beer

The Air Force Wants Helicopters to Help Defend Nuclear Missiles

The helos would carry rapid reaction security troops.<p>The U.S. Air Force is looking for a new armored helicopter capable of transporting security troops to nuclear missile silos. The competition has drawn three entrants, including two types of Blackhawk helicopter and a European design offered in …

Military

Air Force completes initial proposal for light attack aircraft

The Air Force has completed a initial proposal for its light attack aircraft from Sierra Nevada/Embraer and Textron Aviation.

Military

Google Features Moment Skis in New Ad Campaign

After turning their passion for powder days into a business, Moment Ski founders Casey Hakansson and Luke Jacobson began to use digital tools like …

Skiing

CU Boulder hires former Sierra Nevada exec to serve in aerospace department

A former Sierra Nevada Corporation executive is set to become an entrepreneur-in-residence in the University of Colorado's College of Engineering and …

Entrepreneurship

From Sierra Nevada's Peaks to the Mediterranean Ocean

The south of the Iberian Peninsula is a place where riders from all over Europe escape to when they are sick and tired of winter and snow. Parallel …

Mountain Biking

USAF reveals intentions to acquire light attack fighter fleet

After more than a year of flight demonstrations the US Air Force is formally moving the light attack aircraft experiment into the acquisitions phase, …

Aviation

Beer Of The Week: Weihenstephan/Sierra Nevada Braupakt

You’d be hard-pressed to find two breweries with more upstanding legacies than Weihenstephan and Sierra Nevada. Weihenstephan claims the title of the …

Craft Brewing

Gifts of Education in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Reno

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sierra Nevada College's Project Eagle, SNC's program to open 4-year degree extension centers, offers students attending community college campuses a path to their bachelor's degrees without the commute or expense of a move to a 4-year university. …

College & University

11 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Sierra Nevada At Least Once

Located just an hour’s drive from the enchanting Andalusian city of Granada, the Sierra Nevada is one of Spain’s most spectacular natural parks. …

Hiking

Sierra Nevada Brewing Collaborates With Weihenstephan On 2018 Oktoberfest

Though we are still in the month of July, it’s not too early to begin thinking about Oktoberfest and Märzen beers. One brewery with Oktoberfest on …

Craft Brewing

Why the World’s Oldest Brewery Is Collaborating with Sierra Nevada

Though the hefeweissbier—called “Braupakt,” or “Brewery Pact"—uses the German Hallertauer hop and the West Coast Amarillo and Chinook varieties, it …

Craft Beer

Sierra Nevada recreation sites become a weekend destination

A phenomenon in the Bay Area and Sacramento Valley has extended this summer to the Sierra Nevada west of Tahoe. It’s this weekend thing.<p>During the …

Hiking

Sierra Nevada forest fire continues to grow near Yosemite

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - California firefighters worked in worsening heat Monday to contain a forest fire outside Yosemite National Park while …

Forests

Raw clips of the Ferguson fire

The fast-spreading fire has been burning in Sierra Nevada for days, consuming dry brush and dead trees while threatening mountain communities and …

Los Angeles

Craft Beer Tasting Event on the Museum Rooftop

Join us at the Joliet Area Historical Museum for the Craft Beer Tasting Event on Thursday, July 26th from 5:30pm to 9:00pm<p>Join us on the <b>Museum's</b> …

Craft Beer

10 best hiking trails in north-america

<b>1. Pacific Crest Trail, West Coast USA.</b><p>If you’ve never heard of this trail before, you either live under a rock or you need to seriously update your …

Hiking

Let burned forests regenerate themselves. They've been doing it without humans for millions of years

<b>To the editor:</b> When California’s early pioneers crossed the Sierra Nevada, they were awed by the massive white pine and fir trees. Those old-growth forests are now gone, fallen to the greed of the timber industry.<p>The thick bark of these trees allowed them to withstand fires that are part of a …

Forests

This $213 Train Ride Lets You See America's Most Beautiful Bucket List Sites

With its vast deserts, lush national parks, and bustling cities, there's a long list of attractions that belong on a U.S. bucket list, and travel …

San Francisco

Trump wants to change endangered species protections

<b>By Matthew Brown | Associated Press</b><p>DENVER — The Trump administration wants to change how endangered species are protected by the U.S. …

Extinction