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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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Squaw Valley Oktoberfest in the high sierra beer steins

Awesome Oktoberfest Celebrations To Enjoy In The High Sierra

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When someone utters the word “Fall”, a lot of things come to mind. Maybe it’s the High Sierra’s autumn foliage of carrot oranges, crimson reds, and amber yellows. Or possibly it’s the last chance to catch the “big one.” For those that don’t just like but rather LOVE beer, it’s also time for Oktoberfest in […]

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Maximize Your Leaf Peeping In The High Sierra

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After Labor Day weekend, it’s a magical time to be in the Sierra Nevada range. The large assortment of fall festivals will keep you entertained while mother nature brings the fireworks. We’re talking about the fall color in the High Sierra. Compared to other parts of the country, the landscape, vegetation and meadows create a […]

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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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Angels Camp

3 Perfect Mountain Towns To Visit In The High Sierra Any Time Of Year

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Many mountain ranges have ski towns focused only on one time of year. The High Sierra is very fortunate to offer an assortment of mountain towns featuring fun & adventure all year round. Don’t believe us? Here’s 3 perfect mountain towns to visit in the High Sierra ANY time of year. Tahoe City Just like […]

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Glen Alpine Spring Lake Tahoe South High Sierra

Super Secret Ways To Escape Crowds During Peak Season

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You’re sitting on a couch sweltering even with the air conditioning blasting. You step outside and the sun feels even worse like it could cook an egg on asphalt. A thought pops into your head. Why not head into the mountains to cool off? A sense of dread comes over you… but millions of other […]

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Mono Lake Best spots for a sunset in the High Sierra

Best Spots To Catch A Sunrise Or Sunset In The High Sierra

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Carpe Diem! Nothing showcases this Latin adage more than enjoying the moment the sun comes up or sets. It’s nature’s ultimate canvas, painting the sky with atomic tangerines, fiery reds, and flaxen yellows. To make sure you don’t miss out, here’s some of the best spots to catch a sunrise or sunset in the High […]

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Best Places In The High Sierra To Celebrate The Fourth Of July

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No matter how much you enjoy the warm weather, let’s be honest… by the time July rolls around, the heat in most metropolitan cities is oppressive, hitting triple digits. With our national holiday fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to get a reprieve from the dog days of summer & enjoy some cool nights. And […]

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Best Bike Paths In The High Sierra Pope Baldwin Beach Bike Path

Best Bike Paths In The High Sierra

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There’s something special about getting out of your car and hopping onto to two wheels to experience the great outdoors. It offers up unobstructed views, the pure scent of pine air and sounds of nature. To experience this yourself, these three car-free High Sierra bike paths offer you bike rides from winding trails through old […]

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