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A Salute To National Park Week In The High Sierra

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The United States is very fortunate that past citizens had a vision to protect our most beautiful places. If it wasn’t for people like John Muir and many others, the current and future generations wouldn’t be able to enjoy its treasures. Join the nation as we celebrate National Park Week in the California High Sierra’s […]

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Yosemite Falls High Sierra Waterfalls

Waterfall Season Is Here

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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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Alabama Hills in the spring

Romantic Spring Getaways To Re-Kindle The Love In Your Relationship

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You’ve been cooped up in the house all winter long. Work hours have blurred from one day to the next. Everyone’s patience has frayed to the point they’re about to snap. With spring arriving in a big way across the lower elevations of the High Sierra, why not use this time to plan some romantic […]

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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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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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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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