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EPSBA 2024 Monthly Board Meeting Schedule

The Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway Association board meets monthly on the third Thursday of each month (with a few exceptions) at 4:30 pm on Zoom.  Anybody wishing to join us should contact us to confirm the date and time and … Read More

Ebbetts Pass Is Open, May 9, 2024

See the latest here. A credible source assures us that the pass will open today, May 9th, 2024, at 2 pm.  We aren’t sure if this is a record, but it certainly is earlier than usual.  It might be time … Read More

Hermitfest West 2024 is Coming Saturday, September 7, 2024

The Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway Association will be back in Bear Valley on Saturday, September 7th, with our Annual Hermitfest West celebration. We’ll have all-day music, vendors, kids’ activities, and more. Those who would like to join us as vendors … Read More

Pass Clearing Update from CalTrans on 5.6.2024

ALPINE COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues to make good progress clearing Ebbetts Pass this season. Our Woodfords and Camp Connell Maintenance crews are now only miles apart from each other with their snow removal operations on … Read More


ALPINE COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues to make good progress clearing Ebbetts Pass this season. Our Woodfords Maintenance Yard crew members began snow removal operations on Ebbetts Pass early last week and have already cleared approximately … Read More

Alpine County Announces Opening of Fishing Season on April 27, 2024

Alpine County is excited to announce the much-anticipated opening of the fishing season on April 27, 2024. Anglers and outdoor enthusiasts are invited to cast their lines and enjoy the abundant fishing opportunities that Alpine County has to offer. Nestled … Read More

Alpine County Arbor Day Event, Friday April 26, 2024

Alpine County is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Arbor Day Tree Planting event, presented by the Forest Health Community Working Group. The event will take place at Curtz Lake on April 26, 2024 beginning at 10:00 AM. The Arbor … Read More

The Latest From Bear Valley and More Local Events

Spring has arrived, so now’s your chance to get in those last few days of skiing and snow play.  The Adventure Company still has April activities coming up and is planning for May adventures.  If you like this kind of … Read More

Join us for Stargazing at Brice Station Vineyards on Saturday April 20th at 8pm

Join us for a night under the stars on Saturday, April 20th at 8 pm (please note the updated start time) in Murphys at Brice Station Vineyards for a FREE Stargazing Night!  This month’s viewing opportunity will feature moon and … Read More

CalTrans Begins Clearing Ebbetts Pass

Caltrans will begin clearing SR-4 Ebbetts Pass tomorrow Monday, April 15th at 5:00AM. The SR-4 gate closure will be moved out to Wolf Creek (Gate #4) while maintenance crews stage equipment and begin pass clearing operations this week. Caltrans will … Read More