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Enjoying High Sierra Virtually From Boating Emerald Bay To Skiing Mammoth

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As we all around the world attempt to flatten the curve in the battle against COVID-19, we can’t express enough our gratitude for loving the California High Sierra from a safe and social distance. While we’re missing all of you, we can still connect via the inter-webs to get our Sierra Nevada fix. Here’s the […]

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4 Reasons You Need To Visit The High Sierra In The Winter

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The High Sierra is a land of contrasts. Striking any time of year you visit, winter’s blanket of snow transforms the region into a magical winter wonderland. Don’t just hibernate this winter, grumbling about the weather. Instead, here’s 4 reasons you need to visit the High Sierra in the winter. Snow… LOTS OF IT Being […]

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Three Awesome Ideas To Spend New Year’s In The High Sierra

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Visiting the mountains any time of year is cause for celebration, but New Year’s brings it up a notch. Bubbly celebrations, eye-catching fireworks displays and record-setting parades welcome any that make the journey. Here’s three New Year’s celebrations in the High Sierra to consider when planning your 2019-20 festivities. Bubble & Bow Tie Your Way […]

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Time To Get Into The Spirit – Christmas Traditions In The High Sierra

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Crispness in the air. Angelic voices singing carols. Snow blanketing the upper peaks. Simply put, Christmas in the Sierra Nevada is a very special time. And for those wanting something unique to do, here’s a few ye ole traditions happening across the High Sierra. Open Houses Of Calaveras – Like Being In A Normal Rockwell […]

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Release Your Inner “49er” & Experience Your Own California Gold Rush In The High Sierra

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Discovery of gold in 1848 sparked the largest mass migration in U.S. history, with more than 300,000 pioneers heading west. The effects of the California Gold Rush were substantial, helping lead California into statehood in 1850. Although the gun fights of yesteryear & raucous boomtowns are long gone, you still have an opportunity to stake […]

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Award Winning & One-of-a Kind Food In The High Sierra

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The coast of the Golden State may get all the glory for the food scene and rightly so but that doesn’t mean it stops at the foot of the Sierra Nevada. Here’s just a small bite of the award-winning food to be found in the High Sierra! Squeeze In Truckee The famous author Robert A. […]

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There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills… State Parks Of The High Sierra Offer Priceless Experiences

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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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Bodie Ghost Towns of the High Sierra

Get Outside & Explore The Ghost Towns Of The High Sierra

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With Halloween on the horizon, the media blitz is gearing up towards “spooky” themes. You could just “veg” out on your couch but why? We all know seeing and experiencing things in REAL LIFE is always better than in the digital world. In addition, we’re VERY lucky in the High Sierra to have a fall […]

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