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Boys & Girls Just Wanna Have Sun – Weather In The Sierra Nevada

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Containing peaks topping out at 14,000 feet. Valleys down to nearly sea level. Covering over 400 miles of length, weather in the Sierra Nevada can be drastically different across its topography. With that being said, the weather overall is magnificent. Each season provides plenty of sunshine. More than 300 days of it or even more […]

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Beginner Backpacking Trips in California High Sierra

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If there’s a place on Earth that’s perfectly suited for your first backing trip, it’s the California High Sierra. The Sierra Nevada receives nearly 300 days of sunshine. Wonderfully pleasant temps in the summer. And on top of it all, compared to other mountain ranges you need to worry less about the wildlife. What Is […]

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Scenic Wildflower Hiking Opportunities In The California High Sierra

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Spring is a time for rebirth in the California High Sierra. The snow begins to recede to the higher elevations, and the sun angle becomes more pronounced. The foothills transition from earthy brown tones to the bright cheery crayons of spring. It also means High Sierra wildflowers season is upon us! Here are several of […]

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Sky Above, Earth Below, Peace Within National Forests In High Sierra

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Did you know that the Golden State is home to over 20 MILLION acres of wilderness? That makes California home to the 2nd most national forest land after Alaska. In fact, the Sierra itself contains one of the LONGEST stretches of protected wilderness in the lower 48 which includes EIGHTEEN national forests. While the national […]

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Waterfall Season In The High Sierra

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Why do we enjoy traveling into the mountains? Is it for the scenery? Adventure? Solitude? There are so many reasons to visit, but we feel a major one overlaps all of them: Freedom. The ability to let go and enjoy the moment. With waterfall season upon us, it’s the perfect time to step away from […]

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What To See & Do In The Range Of Light AKA The High Sierra California

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John Muir had it right when he penned the words, “Of all the mountain ranges I have climbed, I like the Sierra Nevada the best.” The High Sierra California region is a mountain range that’s unrivaled in geography, topography, and scenery. A place that everyone from families to adrenaline junkies will enjoy. Lake Tahoe How […]

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Great Winter Hikes In The High Sierra

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When winter rolls around, many of us are thinking about skiing, snowshoeing or possibly cross-country skiing. Something that’s often overlooked are winter hikes in the High Sierra. This majestic time of year offers you full rivers, roaring falls, few people and more solitude & slow-down time. So, if you’re on the “fence” this season on […]

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5 Fun Things To Do In November In California High Sierra

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When people think of November, visions of clouds, rain, and cold usually come to mind. This couldn’t be further from the truth for the High Sierra. It’s true that small storms begin to peak their head, but for the most part, you can expect sunny skies with cool comfortable temps. With fun things to do […]

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