ACTION Alert: Protect Granite Chief and Five Lakes Trail

Action is needed by May 20th to protect the Five Lakes Trail and the Granite Chief Wilderness Area from the unacceptable environmental impacts that will be caused by the Squaw-to-Alpine gondola approved in the just-released U.S. Forest Service’s Draft Record of Decision and the final Environmental Impact Statement for Squaw Valley AlpineMeadows base-to-base gondola . … More ACTION Alert: Protect Granite Chief and Five Lakes Trail

New Study Indicates All Squaw-Alpine Gondola Alternatives Impact Granite Chief Wilderness Visitors

Last summer, a team of researchers from Presidio Graduate School struck out on a mission to determine if social media website data could be used to map visitation and use patterns in and around Granite Chief Wilderness. Some of these websites and phone applications allow users to share their location (logged as “geotags”) to improve … More New Study Indicates All Squaw-Alpine Gondola Alternatives Impact Granite Chief Wilderness Visitors

Letter to the USFS regarding Squaw-Alpine Gondola impacts on Sierra Yellow-legged frog

Last week the Granite Chief Wilderness Protection League wrote to Tahoe National Forest Supervisor, Eli Ilano, about the impacts of the proposed Base-to-Base Gondola which would transect a portion of the Granite Chief Wilderness and its tranquil Five Lakes. We have requested the USFS and consultants carefully address prudent alternatives to proposed Gondola routes to … More Letter to the USFS regarding Squaw-Alpine Gondola impacts on Sierra Yellow-legged frog

Tahoe Climate Changing

This winter we are seeing more and more mixing of rain and snow. Winds today over Alpine and Squaw ridgelines hit 175 mph. Another avalanche today in Alpine, covering a cabin. More avalanches and road closures should be expected as we trend to expanding swings in temperature and snow-moisture conditions. Is Squaw Valley’s pursuit to … More Tahoe Climate Changing

Tear-off Flier in Moonshine Ink, Back Page, Oct-Nov 2016 Edition

Back page of the current Moonshine Ink (free and in newspaper stands throughout North Lake Tahoe, Truckee, etc) is a full page call to action, pointed at the Placer County Board of Supervisors to DO THE RIGHT THING and deny the Squaw Village over-development and require the KSL/Squaw developers to prepare a proposal that won’t … More Tear-off Flier in Moonshine Ink, Back Page, Oct-Nov 2016 Edition