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8 Hidden Gems In The High Sierra To Visit In The Summer

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Considering that people have been flocking to the High Sierra & its surrounding area since the turn of the 20th century, it’s impressive that there’s still so many lesser-known ways to enjoy the region. Here’s a few great examples of hidden gems in California High Sierra to visit this summer. Bennet Juniper Estimated at 3,000 […]

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Motorcycle Ride Around South Lake Tahoe

3-Day Road Trip in Lake Tahoe

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Looking for something to do for a 3-day Tahoe/Truckee getaway? Look no further, here’s the plan!  My name is @hannahbrie and I’m going to take you on a 3-day adventure through some of my favorite parts of North Lake, Truckee and South Lake.  This next visit you can enjoy our beautiful home as well as […]

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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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Stoneman Bridge in Yosemite Valley is a good example of one of the unique California bridges

Unique Bridges Of California High Sierra

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California is home to A LOT of famous bridges. For most, the first that comes to mind is the Golden Gate Bridge. But, there’s much more to the state’s bridges than these types of monstrosities. Although they might be a bit more subdued, these unique bridges of California High Sierra are just as interesting to […]

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Bridalveil Fall Cathedral Rocks in Yosemite National Park Quintessential High Sierra

4 Quintessential High Sierra Experiences You Can Enjoy Any Time Of Year

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The Sierra Nevada embraces all four seasons – deeply. Each month of the calendar provides unique things to see and do that aren’t available any other time of year. Autumn? It’s all about the leaf peeping. Winter? Enjoy playing in the snow from schussing down the slopes to snowshoeing. Spring? Wildflowers are in full bloom. […]

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Milk and cookies

Time To Get Into The Spirit – Christmas Traditions In The High Sierra

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Crispness in the air. Angelic voices singing carols. Snow blanketing the upper peaks. Simply put, Christmas in the Sierra Nevada is a very special time. And for those wanting something unique to do, here’s a few ye ole traditions happening across the High Sierra. Open Houses Of Calaveras – Like Being In A Normal Rockwell […]

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Columbia State Historic Park

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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Birding In Yosemite Northern Pygmy Owl

Hot Spots For Birdwatching In The High Sierra

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From the massive peaks of the Sierra Nevada to the luscious marshes in the western foothills & the arid high dessert on its eastern flanks, it comes as no surprise that the High Sierra is a birdwatching paradise. In fact, the state of California has recorded more species of birds than ANY other state in […]

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John Muir Wilderness

Three Wilderness Areas In The High Sierra To Check Out This Year

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The Sierra Nevada packs a lot of fun across its 24,370 square miles. With THREE national parks, twenty wilderness areas, & two national monuments, you truly can become one with nature. In fact, the High Sierra is home to one of the LONGEST stretches of protected wilderness in the lower 48. While most gravitate towards […]

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