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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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Winter Destinations California – Style Sunshine, Snow, And Great Vibes

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Winter Destinations California – Style means you can have your cake and eat it too. 300+ days of sunshine. Warm Temps. And still plenty of snow to enjoy. How many places in the country have these options? We can tell you… not many. Truckee For those looking for an easy destination to fly into, look […]

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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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