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What to Do on the Pass – July 30, 2021

They are still working to fully contain the Tamarack Fire around Markleeville so please read the posts about road re-openings and give our firefighters and safety personnel a break by staying out of their way! Friday, July 30, 2021 Angels … Read More

Tamarack Fire Road Re-openings Announced

ALPINE COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) plan to reopen State Routes 4 and 89 in Alpine County to through-traffic only at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. There will be … Read More

Stars Worth Watching at Big Trees State Park

It was announced today that the very popular Astronomy Program will be back in action in August. Join them on the following dates: Thursday August 19 at 8:00 pm Thursday September 2 at 8:00 pm Thursday September 30 at 7:30 … Read More

Hermitfest 2021 Postponed Until 2022

We are sad to let everybody know that we have made the difficult decision to postpone our annual Hermitfest celebration until 2022. We are concerned about the very high fire danger, a possible late summer Covid spike, and a shortage … Read More

This Weekend on the Pass (and on the way) – July 22, 2021

Thursday, July 22, 2021 Grand Opening of The Wood Company at 1248 S. Main in Angels Camp from 5:30-8 pm – Open House, Music, Drinks, Small Bites, & Music by Grover Anderson – Come meet the team at the new … Read More

This Weekend on the Pass – July 16, 2021

Alert: The Tamarack Fire just outside of Markleeville has resulted in the cancelation of the Death Ride, mandatory evacuations of Markleeville and the surrounding areas, road closures around Markleeville and the closure of Monitor Pass.  We are wishing and praying … Read More

2021 DEATH RIDE – TOUR OF THE CALIFORNIA ALPS ROAD CLOSURES 7-17-2021

Alert: The Tamarack Fire just outside of Markleeville has resulted in the cancelation of the Death Ride, mandatory evacuations of Markleeville and the surrounding areas, road closures around Markleeville, and the closure of Monitor Pass.  We are wishing and praying … Read More

This Weekend On The Pass – July 9, 2021

It’s going to be a hot few days so it may be a good weekend to head up to the high country where there is plenty of hiking, climbing, biking, & water to enjoy. Follow BV Adventure Company for lots … Read More

Happy Independence Day Weekend

Happy Independence Day Weekend! July 2-5, 2021 – The Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway is happy to welcome everybody back for a full weekend of celebrations.  While we won’t have any fireworks in the area this year, there will be plenty … Read More

Happenings Along the Byway Summer 2021

Just a heads up that events are coming back and you’ll want to plan ahead if you’ll be visiting the area or driving the byway in the next few weeks: The annual Arnold Independence Day parade will be held on … Read More