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Best Spots To Catch A Sunrise Or Sunset In The High Sierra

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Carpe Diem! Nothing showcases this Latin adage more than enjoying the moment the sun comes up or sets. It’s nature’s ultimate canvas, painting the sky with atomic tangerines, fiery reds, and flaxen yellows. To make sure you don’t miss out, here’s some of the best spots to catch a sunrise or sunset in the High […]

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Farm-To-Fork In The High Sierra

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California is truly the “bread basket” when it comes to produce for the United States. It should come as no surprise that making food with fresh, local ingredients became widely known as “California Cuisine”, thanks to Alice Waters at Chez Panisse going back to 1971. To truly enjoy these ingredients at their finest, set aside […]

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Best Places In The High Sierra To Celebrate The Fourth Of July

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No matter how much you enjoy the warm weather, let’s be honest… by the time July rolls around, the heat in most metropolitan cities is oppressive, hitting triple digits. With our national holiday fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to get a reprieve from the dog days of summer & enjoy some cool nights. And […]

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Best Bike Paths In The High Sierra Pope Baldwin Beach Bike Path

Best Bike Paths In The High Sierra

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There’s something special about getting out of your car and hopping onto to two wheels to experience the great outdoors. It offers up unobstructed views, the pure scent of pine air and sounds of nature. To experience this yourself, these three car-free High Sierra bike paths offer you bike rides from winding trails through old […]

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4 Hidden Gems In The High Sierra To Visit In The Summer

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Considering that people have been flocking to the High Sierra & its surrounding area since the turn of the 20th century, it’s impressive that there’s still so many lesser-known ways to enjoy the region. Here’s a few great examples of hidden gems in the High Sierra to visit this summer. Bennet Juniper Estimated at 3,000 […]

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Snowshow Brewing Award Winning Breweries in the High Sierra

Award Winning Breweries In The High Sierra

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Climbing a mountain. Catching the fish of your dreams. Finishing off a day of skiing. What do all of these have in common? Besides being outdoor Sierra Nevada activities, they also build up quite a thirst. What better way to celebrate than by partaking in a cold one! Here’s a handful of award winning breweries […]

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Majestic Mountain Loop – A Cool Option For A Long Weekend In The High Sierra

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The bloom of spring is slowly transitioning into the warmth and sunshine of summer. What this means is it’s almost road trip time! A time for families and friends to explore nature up close and personal. The question is where? The obvious answer is Yosemite National Park but why not explore a bit further with […]

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Lake & River Cruises In The High Sierra

Lake & River Cruises In The High Sierra

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Being the first mountain range in North America means massive storms pummel the peaks of the Sierra Nevada in the winter. In the summer, this DEEP snowpack feeds the rivers & lakes, leading to many opportunities to raft a rapid-filled river or coast a tranquil lake. Here’s a few of the best lake & river […]

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Release Your Inner “49er” & Experience Your Own California Gold Rush In The High Sierra

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Discovery of gold in 1848 sparked the largest mass migration in U.S. history, with more than 300,000 pioneers heading west. The effects of the California Gold Rush were substantial, helping lead California into statehood in 1850. Although the gun fights of yesteryear & raucous boomtowns are long gone, you still have an opportunity to stake […]

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