This is news to me: Bear concentrations around Tahoe and along the Carson Range are believed to be the second-densest in North America, behind only some salmon-rich streams in Washington state, all because the animals have such easy access to human food. And Yes, we have a bear-safe garbage container.
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This explains the adventures of late. On Dec. 29 and Jan. 15, parking lots at Kirkwood Mountain Resort and Sierra-at-Tahoe reached full capacity. Sierra-at-Tahoe turned people around starting at 11:15 a.m., but was able to accept more guests an hour later. Heavenly Mountain Resort also experiences parking woes on holidays. Cars overflow into residential neighborhoods [...]
Now we can’t even see out our windows (hey, what is snow’s R factor again?)! We have received well over ten feet in the past ten days. I-80 and US-50 (two of the three prime Sierra crossings — CA-88 has been closed for over two weeks) have been closed many times over this same time [...]