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10 Sierra Nevada Mountain Facts

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The Sierra Nevada has gained many monikers over the years. Names such as “the High Sierra” or “the range of light” just to name a couple. Forming the eastern periphery of the state of California, this mountain range houses some of the most jaw-dropping scenery and natural attractions unlike anywhere else in the world. To […]

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Curl Up In These Cozy Accommodations In The High Sierra

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There isn’t a better way to describe the High Sierra than by simply calling it a natural playground. A place that re-kindles the inner child in all of us. From the biggest trees in the world to massive brooding peaks that seem to scrape the sky. And once the adventure is done, you’ll need to […]

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Winter Guided Tours In The High Sierra

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America’s cathedrals aren’t of the man-made kind. They’re created from the natural beauty found in places like the Sierra Nevada. From the roaring waterfalls to the largest trees in the world, the High Sierra is filled with wonder and found nowhere else in the world. While summer is a great time to visit, these winter […]

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The 7 Wonders Of The High Sierra

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Rugged good looks aren’t just a Hollywood celebrity asset… it’s also a way to describe California’s High Sierra. Home to the deepest canyon in North America to the tallest peak in the lower 48, this region is a must see for anyone coming to California. Here’s a look at what we consider the 7 Wonders […]

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Time To Get Into The Spirit – Christmas Traditions In The High Sierra

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Crispness in the air. Angelic voices singing carols. Snow blanketing the upper peaks. Simply put, Christmas in the Sierra Nevada is a very special time. And for those wanting something unique to do, here’s a few ye ole traditions happening across the High Sierra. Open Houses Of Calaveras – Like Being In A Normal Rockwell […]

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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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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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Stargazing In The High Sierra

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Pink sunsets, yellow moons, shooting stars, and green meadows. We’re not talking about the magically delicious breakfast cereal. Rather, we’re talking about the sights above our heads after the sun dips below the horizon. With warm, fun-packed days followed by cool, comfortable evenings, summer stargazing in the High Sierra is a treat everyone should set […]

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Glamping In The High Sierra

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Glamping. The concept is simple… surround yourself with nature while still enjoying the comforts and luxury of modern-day life. For some that might be not enough “nature”, but for others, it’s the perfect way to enjoy the great outdoors. Here’s three of our favorite glamping locations in the High Sierra. AutoCamp Yosemite You’ve seen the […]

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