Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.
Drought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada — and the outlook isn’t good.
Moments after finishing a historic wintertime trek of the Pacific Crest Trail, Justin Lichter reassured bystanders the pale, desquamated look of his rain-soaked hands was “totally normal.”
California’s third snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and leaning toward being the lowest on record in more than two decades.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported that an earthquake measuring magnitude 4.6 struck along the California / Nevada border near Death Valley National Park Friday evening.
More than 200 people from two communities ravaged by a wildfire in the Eastern Sierra are now being allowed back in.
Fire crews have increased containment of a wind-driven wildfire that destroyed 40 homes, but say they don’t know yet when residents evacuated from two small California towns at the eastern base of the Sierra Nevada will be able to return home.
After threatening to sue Sierra Nevada Brewing Company over the styling of the IPA in the company’s Hop Hunter beer, Petaluma-based Lagunitas Brewing Company has done an about-face.
Two Bay Area beer makers are going to court over how their brews are labeled.
There have only been 2 dozen documented sightings of California’s only wolverine since the solitary predator was first observed in March 2008 about 15 miles northwest of Truckee