Last updated: January 12th, 2023
Category Archives: Winter Fun
Snow Equipment Rentals
In no particular order; for reference only (not recommendations) Last updated: Dec 1, 2022
How to: Caltrans Quickmap (desktop browser)
Navigate to https://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/, it will pull up a blank map: Click the first “quickmap” menu to open the options, then select “road conditions”. We recommend checking for “chain controls” and “snow plows” primarily. Clicking on an individual alert from the map will pull up more info – which direction (east/west bound), when it was lastContinue reading “How to: Caltrans Quickmap (desktop browser)”
Winter Travel/Oh Snow!
We love experiencing a rarity in California: seasons. There’s nothing quite like the crunch of snow and ice breaking thru the total quiet! Once upon a time, Lynda bolted down to SoCal the first opportunity she got and hates the cold, so here are her tips to enjoy the snow: Last updated: Dec 12th, 2022
tl;dr winter driving tips
go slow, stay low; signal early, brake early, start turns early it’s 4 wheel DRIVE not 4 wheel STOP or STEER 4WD will keep the tires moving which will help to not get stuck in snow, it does not affect any other systems download caltrans quickmap + get familiar with it – it’s a bitContinue reading “tl;dr winter driving tips”
“Do I really need snow chains in Plumas County?”
tl;dr version (too long; didn’t read) Chain installation tips from CalTrans Being informed / prepared Good news – there’s snow in the forecast for your mountain trip! Bad news – there’s snow in the forecast for your mountain trip! Traveling to the Sierra Nevada to play in the snow is a huge perk of beingContinue reading ““Do I really need snow chains in Plumas County?””
Protected: Sample weekend in Plumas
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