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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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Things To Do In Sierra Nevada In Winter Besides Skiing (and doesn’t require snow)

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The Sierra Nevada receives A LOT of snow during the cold months. But even in the snowiest winters, there are long periods of time in between the storms. These stretches of time feature weeks of sunshine where the sky is impossibly blue, and the weather is calm. You literally can do ANYTHING from summer fun […]

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10 Sierra Nevada Mountain Facts

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The Sierra Nevada has gained many monikers over the years. Names such as “the High Sierra” or “the range of light” just to name a couple. Forming the eastern periphery of the state of California, this mountain range houses some of the most jaw-dropping scenery and natural attractions unlike anywhere else in the world. To […]

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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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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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Bear Valley Snowmobiling winter fun in the High Sierra

3 Unforgettable High Sierra Winter Experiences

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Regardless if you’re a powder hound or a sunshine kitten, winter in the High Sierra is a great time to visit. Don’t know what to do or just looking to switch it up a bit? Here’s three unforgettable High Sierra winter experiences to inspire your travels this year. Go On A Dog Sledding Adventure For […]

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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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3 Ways To Find Serenity In The High Sierra

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You set your out of office in your email. Hop into the car and rush out of the city. This is the moment you’ve been waiting for. To escape the daily routine and find some peace and quiet. The question is where? The answer as John Muir noted is “The Mountains.” Here’s three guaranteed ways […]

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3 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 three amazing Thanksgiving getaways in […]

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