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Go A “Little” Hollywood In The High Sierra

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Los Angeles might be the beating “heart” of the movie industry, but when production companies venture out into the High Sierra, something magical happens. It might be the impossibly deep blue skies or the dramatic scenery as a backdrop. No matter the reason, hundreds perhaps thousands of films have been shot across the region. Here’s […]

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Record February Snowfall Means Fantastic Spring-time Festivities

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Next Thursday marks the spring equinox, officially bringing an end to winter. Does that mean your ski and snowboard season is over? Absolutely not! The days are longer, the crowds have reduced to a trickle and the winter storms have given way to sunshine and warm temperatures. If you haven’t taken a trip to the […]

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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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Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center Snowmobiling In The High Sierra

Snowmobiling In The High Sierra

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The thrill of adrenaline. The unparalleled beauty of a snowy alpine scenery. As soon as you hop onto a “motor sled” and zip out into the great Sierra Nevada range, you’ll understand why so many do it. Combine the excitement of a high-speed ride and a tour this winter by snowmobiling in the High Sierra. […]

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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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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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Be Your Own Locomotive & Try Cross Country Skiing In The High Sierra

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In North America, downhill skiing & snowboarding gets all the fame with the likes of Shaun White & Lindsey Vonn showcasing these sports. Cross-country skiing however, offers everyone a chance to revel in the peace & tranquility of the wintry landscape that is the Sierra Nevada. To help you enjoy this time-tested winter sport during […]

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Tahoe Donner Snowplay

Family Fun & Snow Play In The High Sierra

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There’s something invigorating about spending time in the snow-covered peaks of the High Sierra. Maybe it’s the warm sunshine hitting your face or the crystals glistening below your feet. No matter the reason, it brings out the youthful spirit in all of us. Go sledding, build a snow man or just enjoy the scenery. Here’s […]

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Three Awesome Ideas To Spend New Year’s In The High Sierra

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Visiting the mountains any time of year is cause for celebration, but New Year’s brings it up a notch. Groovy celebrations, eye-catching fireworks displays and record-setting parades welcome any that make the journey. Here’s three New Year’s celebrations in the High Sierra to consider when planning your 2018-19 festivities. Boogie & Groove Your Way Into […]

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