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Mono Lake Eastern Sierra Family Fun

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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Kings Canyon National Park

4-Day Road Trip in Western & Southern High Sierra

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Pinecrest Lake, Tuolumne County Our adventure began at Pinecrest Lake in Tuolumne County. After a delicious lunch at Mia’s restaurant nearby, we parked our car and stepped off excitedly for our first hike of the trip. The loop trail around the lake is about five miles with a very small amount of elevation change, and […]

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Yosemite Falls High Sierra Waterfalls

Waterfall Season Is Here

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Why do we enjoy traveling into the mountains? Is it for the scenery? Adventure? Solitude? There are so many reasons to visit, but we feel a major one overlaps all of them: Freedom. The ability to let go and enjoy the moment. With waterfall season upon us, it’s the perfect time to step away from […]

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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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Tuolumne Meadows

Three Awesome Day Hikes On The California Pacific Crest Trail Sections

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The birds are chirping. The bees are beginning to buzz. Butterflies are fluttering away. Summer’s here and there’s nothing better than by heading out for a hike. And what’s the most famous of all hiking trails? The PCT! Although hiking the entire length would be ultra cool, most of us can’t take off 5 months […]

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Mount Tallac

Four Mountain Peaks To See In The High Sierra

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In Spanish, Sierra Nevada means snowy saw range. You can see these mountains are beautiful any time of year, but they’re especially gorgeous when covered in snow. At over 400 miles in length, there are a vast assortment of mountains to summit along its topography. Here’s just four of our favorite mountain peaks to see […]

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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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sequoia national park marble falls winter hikes in the high sierra

Great Winter Hikes In The High Sierra

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Now that the snow has arrived, many of us are thinking about skiing, snowshoeing or possibly cross-country skiing. Something that’s often overlooked are winter hikes in the High Sierra. This majestic time of year offers you full rivers, roaring falls, few people and more solitude & slow-down time. So, if you’re on the “fence” this […]

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Castle Peak Bagging Sierra Nevada Truckee

Peak Bagging Opportunities For the 1st Timer In The High Sierra!

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Is your hiking fun stuck in a rut? A little lackadaisical? Need some pep in your step? Then consider doing some Peak Bagging in the High Sierra! Here’s a fun list of peak bagging opportunities for the first timer in the High Sierra.    What’s Peak Bagging? The idea is simple… hikers, climbers, or mountaineers […]

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