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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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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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Obsidian Dome snowshoeing on a snowy winter's day

Outdoor Adventures In California High Sierra With Elbow Room

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It’s been proven that outdoor activities whether it be a stroll or a strenuous endeavor will help reduce stress levels and refresh the soul. One thing’s for certain… there will be snow on the mountains and opportunities to create memories that will last a lifetime. Here’s a few outdoor adventures in California to try this […]

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Aerial view of Mammoth Lakes California

California High Sierra Towns & The Origin Of Their Names

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Have you ever pondered, “How on earth did this California High Sierra town get its name?” Us too! The fun thing about looking back at the origins is that they usually come with an interesting story. Here’s a few that will give you some insight on how they were formed. Mammoth Lakes There are no […]

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California High Sierra Covid-19 Update

The Latest High Sierra COVID-19 Travel News & Resources

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A question we keep hearing is, “What’s open in California’s High Sierra?” Since the “range of light” is over 400+ miles long, it’s a very broad question. So, instead of us giving the vague answer “sort of”, we’ve enlisted our partners’ help. Here’s the latest homepages for each tourism bureau that’s part of our region. […]

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Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir at Glacier Point in Yosemite Valley

The High Sierra In John Muir’s Eyes

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When it comes to poetically describing nature and its beauty, John Muir has a vast compendium of quotes. He was the man that came up with the iconic term “Range of Light” for the Sierra. He helped spark a revolution by writing about Yosemite and inspired the creation of a national park. Instead of focusing […]

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Road Trip Your Way Into A Summer Romantic Getaway

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Things that didn’t bother you before, now do. Daily routines have become just that… routine. As travel restrictions ease, it’s time to start dreaming and planning a vacation with your better half. What better way to create happy positive memories than by heading out on a road trip via a summer romantic getaway. Highway 395 […]

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obscure things to see in California

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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El Capitan shrouded in clouds

5 Amazing California Documentaries To Watch About The High Sierra

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When it comes to film genres, documentaries give us a chance to get a closer, more intimate look into places, people, or things that we normally wouldn’t have. This list of 5 California documentaries do just that about the High Sierra. From rock-climbing to a deep dive into the history of the Calaveras frog jumping […]

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