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5 Fun Things To Do In November In California High Sierra

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When people think of November, visions of clouds, rain, and cold usually come to mind. This couldn’t be further from the truth for the High Sierra. It’s true that small storms begin to peak their head, but for the most part, you can expect sunny skies with cool comfortable temps. With fun things to do […]

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Bonsai Rock Instagramable Places In The High Sierra

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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Glacier Point Road, Yosemite National Park

Don’t Zip By Savor The Journey Roadside Attractions In California Sierra

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Have you ever seen the movie Space Balls? There’s a scene where a spaceship goes so fast that they go to “Plaid.” I imagine people in a rush to a national park doing just that. Racing to wait at an attraction entrance or to sit in traffic. As the old saying goes, “Make the journey […]

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3-Day Road Trip in Eastern High Sierra

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Day 1 | Bishop, California Bishop, CA is known as a small town with a big backyard. When you visit you’ll quickly understand why. Bishop is nestled between two mountain ranges, the Sierra Nevada’s to the west and the White Mountains to the east.  Both hold some of the highest mountains in the state, over […]

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Spring wildflowers in the High Sierra Railtown 1897 State Historic Park

4 Reasons To Visit The Sierra Mountains In The Spring

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Each season has its own amazing things to see and explore. Autumn has the beautiful leaf-peeping. Winter has the peaks of the Sierra Mountains covered in alabaster white. Summer provides endless high-country adventures like horseback rides. But spring. Oh spring. It’s the ULTIMATE season for all. Dual Day Adventures For a person that enjoys spending […]

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lupine California flowers in the High Sierra during spring

5 Easy To Spot Flowers In California High Sierra & One Flowering Plant

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Crimson Columbine. Desert Evening Primrose. Sierra Tiger Lily. Honestly speaking, wildflowers might have the coolest names of any living organism on the planet. And if you begin the process of identifying what they are, the stories behind them are even more interesting. To help you start the journey, here’s a few of the easier to […]

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California mountain region animals Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep

High Sierra “Natives” – Animals, Plants, & More That Only Exist Here

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We’ve talked about the legends of the human-kind which shaped our mountains’ story, but now it’s time to delve into the wildlife that only call this place home. Just like the hardy individuals that settled here, this list of the California mountain region animals, flora, fauna, and fish will astound you. Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep […]

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Carson Pass in Spring with wildflowers

Myths And Legends Of The California High Sierra

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Can you imagine the first travelers heading west and hitting the Sierra Nevada? These daunting peaks build what appears to be a barrier to get into California. This natural divider sparked historical achievement, fabled men, and a recreational paradise. Read on to learn of the myths and legends of the California High Sierra & how […]

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Obsidian Dome snowshoeing on a snowy winter's day

Outdoor Adventures In California High Sierra With Elbow Room

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It’s been proven that outdoor activities whether it be a stroll or a strenuous endeavor will help reduce stress levels and refresh the soul. One thing’s for certain… there will be snow on the mountains and opportunities to create memories that will last a lifetime. Here’s a few outdoor adventures in California to try this […]

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