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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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Kid Friendly Activities In The High Sierra

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The old saying goes “Start ‘em young & they’ll be hooked for life.” Whether you realize it or not, you play a significant role in helping your kids fall in love with the great outdoors. Here’s a few kid friendly activities in the High Sierra to help spark their imagination & provide a sense of […]

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Christmas Festivals In The High Sierra

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For those feeling a bit like Mr. Scrooge or the Grinch, it might be high-time you checked out one of the many Christmas festivals in the High Sierra. These get-togethers are a great way to put you in the right cheer for the upcoming holidays. Heck, since the 1880’s, Christmas parades have been used as […]

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Cougar Rock Guided Hikes in the High Sierra Arnold Rim Trail

Epic Guided Hikes Of The High Sierra

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Although hiking into the great unknown brings a sense of thrill, many times you end up missing a lot unless you’re a person who spends hours researching your journey ahead of time. Most of us can’t devote lots of time seeking out information about our next adventure. Instead, try one of these guided hikes of […]

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Horseback Riding In The High Sierra

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There’s nothing more quintessential than exploring the High Sierra by Horseback as this part of the country was shaped by these beautiful animals. Experiencing how these steeds can tackle a mountainside without a nary misstep is a thing of beauty. Whether you want to hop in the saddle for an hour, a day or even […]

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Three Family Adventures in the High Sierra

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The world is filled with distractions, like social media and work deadlines, making it difficult to create strong positive bonds with your family. There is one place in this world that can help – the great outdoors. Nature naturally removes those diversions and lets you become enveloped in the moment. Suddenly the air smells fresher, […]

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Sequoias – Modern Day Equivalent of Jack and the Giant Beanstalk

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Ever since we were kids, tall trees have sparked our imaginations. As we grow older, sadly that sense of wonder begins to diminish. It’s not until you step into the land of the Giant Sequoias and look up at these towering titans do those dreams suddenly re-ignite. It’s as if you transport back to the […]

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Columbia State Historic Park Dog Friendly Trip Ideas in the High Sierra

Pet Friendly Trips in the High Sierra

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Our lives today are busier than ever. Vacation is one of the few times where you can reconnect with the entire family including the four-legged variety. Instead of leaving your favorite furry friend at home or in a kennel, why not bring them on vacation too! Here are a few dog friendly trip ideas in […]

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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 just a […]

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