Recreation + Outdoors

One Track Mind

Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing in Lassen Park… When the weather turns wintry, consider a woodsy adventure. Lassen Volcanic National Park has a special sparkle in the snowy season, and aRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Winter Oasis

Outdoor Winter Adventures… Winter in Northern California generally means cozy fireplaces, comfort food and holidays. But in Siskiyou County, it also spells outdoor adventure. Complete with a ski park, iceRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Hearing The Call

Making accessibility a reality at Lassen Volcanic National Park… When the mountains call, especially those in our national parks, they call to everyone. Assuring that all who hear the callRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Explore More

24-Hours in the wilderness… With all the craziness that 2020 has thrown out, the local mountains can offer much needed solitude – and, as the saying goes, you can experienceRead More
Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Peak Performance

Lessons from the mountains… JOHN MUIR, renowned naturalist and preservationist, famously coined the phrase “the mountains are calling, and I must go” in a letter he wrote to his sisterRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Challenge Accepted

Redding team takes on the Fiji Eco Challenge… Heather Gustafson has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, run endurance races and climbed Mt. Shasta six times. Yet, there was a night, midway thoughRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Water Feature

Lake Almanor – The Perfect Norcal Retreat… Nestled in the pines at the base of the towering Lassen Peak, the manmade 90-foot-deep Lake Almanor draws anyone interested in a placeRead More
Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Falling For You

Finding Fall Foliage in Siskiyou… Days are getting shorter, the air a little crisper, and leaves are starting to change. California may not usually be considered a great fall color destination,Read More
Recreation + Outdoors

Water Warriors

There is more to explore with Mt. Shasta based River Dancers… In the uppermost part of California, straddling the border with Oregon sits the Klamath-Siskiyou ecoregion – one of theRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Conservation Excellence

A strong commitment to public trust and conservation excellence… Chico, California (Aug. 20, 2020) – One thing that unites us as a nation is land: Americans strongly support saving the openRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Motor On

Dirt and street options for motorcycle riding… Even though there aren’t any motorcycle races going on this summer, the Northern California motorcycle dirt and street rider scene is alive andRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Smooth Sailing

No limits in the sky with paragliding… When he’s not selling real estate and hanging out with his family, you can find Tyler Clifford 3,000 feet off the ground, parasailingRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Happy Trails

A gourmet guide to hiking and biking… Many of the best hikes in the North State involve water in some form: Grand, sweeping views of Lake Shasta or Lake Siskiyou;Read More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

The State of Skate

The skateboarding scene in the North State… It doesn’t matter if it’s the Dogtown culture of 1970s Santa Monica or the blistering heat at the Redding or Anderson skate parks,Read More
Recreation + Outdoors

Love of the Climb

Finding a way up with north state climbers… A couple of Christmases ago, Kelly Campbell got her son Larkin, then 14, a gift card for some sessions at a ReddingRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Water Sports Abound

Water Logged… John Muir may have famously written “the mountains are calling and I must go,” but honestly, the lakes and rivers in the North State are worth putting theRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Resource Conservation

Land that I Love, Tehama County… Soil erosion was brought to Congress’ attention during the Dust Bowl era of the 1930s. It was shown to be the number one priorityRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Enjoy The View

Emerald Lake, Stars and Milky Way – Lassen Volcanic… Frank Kratofil enjoys spending time with his family, friends and patients and he enjoys time in the outdoors. As a youngRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Bare Necessities

Low-Maintenance Beauty For The Great Outdoors… As many of us head off for what might be the last camping (or glamping) trip of the summer, remember that while a fullRead More
Recreation + Outdoors

Nighttime Paddling

The Night Shift… During the summer, it gets pretty hot in these parts and sometimes even the rivers and lakes don’t offer the necessary relief from the heat… during theRead More