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Scenic Wildflower Hiking Opportunities In The California High Sierra

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Spring is a time for rebirth in the California High Sierra. The snow begins to recede to the higher elevations, and the sun angle becomes more pronounced. The foothills transition from earthy brown tones to the bright cheery crayons of spring. It also means High Sierra wildflowers season is upon us! Here are several of […]

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Strike It Rich – Where To Go Gold Panning In California High Sierra

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Depending on who you ask, California is known for many things. Sun, beaches, skiing, national parks, and even world class cuisine. A place of contrasts. It can be argued that this wealth of activities wouldn’t be possible without the Gold Rush. This is what caused the biggest migration in US history and helped California achieve […]

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There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills… Best California State Parks Of The High Sierra

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Gold and silver run deep in the veins of California. This resource helped fuel the economy in the 1800’s. But as a consequence, this natural bounty of ore mined and lumber felled at an alarming rate cleared entire mountainsides. Many thought these resources would never end, but a few saw differently. This is when the […]

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What To See & Do In The Range Of Light AKA The High Sierra California

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John Muir had it right when he penned the words, “Of all the mountain ranges I have climbed, I like the Sierra Nevada the best.” The High Sierra California region is a mountain range that’s unrivaled in geography, topography, and scenery. A place that everyone from families to adrenaline junkies will enjoy. Lake Tahoe How […]

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6 Amazing Thanksgiving Getaways In The High Sierra

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You can’t spell Thanksgiving without the word “thanks”, and what better way to be thankful than to plan a family trip for the holiday weekend. If you’re looking for a few ideas to make your best Thanksgiving trip yet, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a quick rundown of six amazing Thanksgiving getaways in […]

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Best Spots To Catch A Sunrise Or Sunset In The High Sierra

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From historic marvels to otherworldly landscapes, here’s a taste of some of the best spots to get a sunrise/sunset photo in the High Sierra. […]

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6 Best Mountain Towns In California High Sierra To Visit Any Time Of Year

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Many mountain ranges have ski towns focused only on one time of year. The High Sierra is very fortunate to offer an assortment of mountain towns featuring fun & adventure all year round. Don’t believe us? Here’s just a sampling of the best mountain towns in California High Sierra to visit ANY time of year. […]

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Seven Instagrammable Places In The High Sierra For The Perfect Shot

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Crystal-clear waters, jaw-dropping vistas and historic artifacts. It’s downright difficult to put away your camera in the High Sierra even for just a few minutes. Why? Because around every turn, there’s something to photograph! We thought we’d share seven Instagrammable places in California High Sierra that you shouldn’t miss. Bonsai Rock Lake Tahoe Nearly every […]

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