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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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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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Fire works on Mammoth Mountain, CA

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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Lake & River Cruises In The High Sierra

Lake & River Cruises In The High Sierra

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Being the first mountain range in North America means massive storms pummel the peaks of the Sierra Nevada in the winter. In the summer, this DEEP snowpack feeds the rivers & lakes, leading to many opportunities to raft a rapid-filled river or coast a tranquil lake. Here’s a few of the best lake & river […]

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Van Sickle Bi-Sta

Visit The Only Bi-State Park, Dive Into Truckee’s Wild History, & Peek At California’s Mining Heritage

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State parks might be a bit less known than their national park cousins, but they’re definitely worth a visit. Offering up mountain bike trails to campsites & even dipping into local history, here’s three California State Parks in the High Sierra you should consider visiting this year. Van Sickle Bi-State Park Being close to the […]

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Four Cycling Adventures in the High Sierra

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Mark Twain once said “Learn to ride a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live.” And honestly, there’s a lot of truth to this statement. There’s a sense of freedom that comes along with riding a bicycle. From mountain biking to road cycling, each one provides a different aspect to the sport that […]

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Independence Lake

Most Beautiful Lakes In California High Sierra To Visit This Summer

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The snow is beginning to melt quickly and soon spring will transition into summer. There’s nothing more symbolic in late spring or early summer than visiting one of the “great lakes” in the Sierra Nevada. Here’s some of the most beautiful lakes in California High Sierra that you may not have heard of. Convict Lake […]

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