Concerts in the Pines High Sierra Music Festival

High Sierra Summer Music Festivals

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With Memorial Day approaching, we’re almost in high gear of summertime fun. There’s lots to be had in the High Sierra like fishing, mountain biking and hiking in the great outdoors. The question is how do you celebrate a day well played? For us, there’s nothing better than hearing live music while sipping a cold […]

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Van Sickle Bi-Sta

Visit The Only Bi-State Park, Dive Into Truckee’s Wild History, & Peek At California’s Mining Heritage

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State parks might be a bit less known than their national park cousins, but they’re definitely worth a visit. Offering up mountain bike trails to campsites & even dipping into local history, here’s three California State Parks in the High Sierra you should consider visiting this year. Van Sickle Bi-State Park Being close to the […]

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Calaveras Frog Jumping Contest

3 Amazing Bucket List Festivals In The High Sierra

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The sun is shining brightly, and the snow is beginning to melt. It’s definitely spring and that means festival season is starting to ramp up! This year, why not skip the more obvious events and hit up a one-of-a-kind, bucket list festival instead? Here’s three festivals in the High Sierra you should plan on checking […]

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Majestic Yosemite Hotel Historic Lodges In The High Sierra

Historic Lodges In The High Sierra

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The word “lodge” out West invokes an image of luxury, comfort, and most of all a place to rest your weary body after a long day of exploring. And when it’s combined with “Historic”, suddenly you’re given the chance to transport to a time when America was a bit wilder & more untamed. Here’s a […]

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Bonsai Rock Instagramable Places In The High Sierra

Four Instagramable 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 four instagramable places in the High Sierra that you shouldn’t miss. Bonsai Rock Lake Tahoe Nearly every […]

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Half Dome Village Rink Ice Skating In The High Sierra

Ice Skating In The High Sierra

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With the sun deep in the southern horizon and a chill in the air, it’s time to lace up those skates. Ice skates that is. The High Sierra has plenty of options both indoor and outdoor where you can strap on a pair of blades and hit a frozen rink. Here’s just a few of […]

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Fun Activities To Do In The High Sierra While Waiting For The Snow

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The High Sierra is famous for its massive snowstorms dropping feet of snow overnight. In between these stormy cycles, the mountain range typically has long periods of sunny warm weather. Of course, you can ski to your heart’s content but what if you wanted to take a break? Or, what if the snow hasn’t showed […]

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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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Via Ferrata

The Secret Season – Have Fun & Exercise Too

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Divisions of the year are typically marked by weather patterns, but in the High Sierra, there’s a “fifth” season that only locals and those in-the-know talk about. It’s known as The Secret Season. A time of year when its still warm, like summer during the day but cool in the evenings. An occasion for the […]

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