5 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 five guaranteed ways […]

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Mark Twain In California’s High Sierra – From Mining To Story Telling

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There are many legends who’ve left their imprint in the forests, meadows, and peaks of the Sierra Nevada, but besides John Muir, no other has waxed so eloquently as Mark Twain. He may be known for talking about “Old Man River”, but his rise to fame happened in the High Sierra. Just like many before […]

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Obscure & Weird Things To See In California’s High Sierra

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Main attractions are like a main dish. It’s what puts a place on the map. Literally! On the other hand, oddities and curiosities are the spice of life. These are the things that spark a bit of wonder and are raised in conversation with friends and family. They’re just plain… different. Would you travel far […]

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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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Fun High Sierra Zoom Virtual Backgrounds & More

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No matter if you’re a “techie” or just a social person, one of the only ways to stay in touch with humanity nowadays is video-conferencing. When you’ve been stuck at home for as long as we have all doing video-chats, things may be getting stale. Luckily, we have something to cure those doldrums a bit… […]

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How To Honor The “Spirit Of Travel” During National Travel & Tourism Week

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As we all can attest, the Coronavirus pandemic is having a profound effect not just on our daily lives but in everything we look forward to. And that includes trips to places like the High Sierra. Now more than ever, we need to remind ourselves that even through these difficult times, this too shall pass. […]

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Lunar Rainbow at Upper Yosemite Falls

Come With Us… On A Virtual Carpet Ride Through The High Sierra

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No matter who you are, it feels like the days are floating from one to the next. Is it Monday? Friday? Wednes-turday? Nevertheless, we’re here to help! These virtual vacations to the High Sierra are the break we all need in this stressful time. Soar Like An Eagle Over Yosemite Click here for a unique […]

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Enjoying High Sierra Virtually From Boating Emerald Bay To Skiing Mammoth

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As we all around the world attempt to flatten the curve in the battle against COVID-19, we can’t express enough our gratitude for loving the California High Sierra from a safe and social distance. While we’re missing all of you, we can still connect via the inter-webs to get our Sierra Nevada fix. Here’s the […]

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Carson Pass in Spring with wildflowers

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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