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Dog Friendly Hikes To Enjoy In The High Sierra

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Ah… the scent of pines in the air. The sound of birds singing a bright song. The rush of water flowing through a cold stream. They say nature is the best therapy, and we’re not talking just about humans either. Time outside is also critical for your furry family member to stay healthy, happy, and […]

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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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California mountain region animals Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep

High Sierra “Natives” – Animals, Plants, & More That Only Exist Here

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We’ve talked about the legends of the human-kind which shaped our mountains’ story, but now it’s time to delve into the wildlife that only call this place home. Just like the hardy individuals that settled here, this list of the California mountain region animals, flora, fauna, and fish will astound you. Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep […]

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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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sledders with masks on in Lake Tahoe

What to Expect When Experiencing 2020/21 Winter In The Sierra

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Winter’s here, which means plenty of snowy fun to be had. From hitting the slopes to setting off on a pair of snowshoes or even just some classic snow-play shenanigans, the High Sierra has it all. Before you stuff the car and set off on your adventure, here’s a few things to consider before you […]

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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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oldest buildings in California High Sierra Gray's Station in Truckee California

Oldest Buildings In The High Sierra

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A century. That’s a long time to be around especially in the Sierra Nevada. Winter storms with heavy snowfall and hurricane–like winds. A barrage of summer fires. A continuous development of roads, freeways, and other buildings. And yet remains the oldest buildings in California High Sierra… a true testament of grit. Osgood’s Toll House (1859) […]

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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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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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