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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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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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High Sierra Summer Music Festivals

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With Memorial Day approaching, we’re almost in high gear of summertime fun. There’s lots to be had in the High Sierra like fishing, mountain biking and hiking in the great outdoors. The question is how do you celebrate a day well played? For us, there’s nothing better than hearing live music while sipping a cold […]

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Visit The Only Bi-State Park, Dive Into Truckee’s Wild History, & Peek At California’s Mining Heritage

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State parks might be a bit less known than their national park cousins, but they’re definitely worth a visit. Offering up mountain bike trails to campsites & even dipping into local history, here’s three California State Parks in the High Sierra you should consider visiting this year. Van Sickle Bi-State Park Being close to the […]

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Bass Lake Fishing Derby

Best Fishing Derby In The High Sierra

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Tradition. Be it an annual summer trip to the mountains or opening day to fishing season in the High Sierra, it’s a way to add some spice into our daily routines. For those who enjoy the activity of fishing and want to kick up their traditions a notch, here’s not just the best fishing derby […]

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Webber Lake High Sierra Lake Fishing

Come Back With A Legendary Fish Tale

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While certain sports or activities require becoming an expert to enjoy, fishing isn’t one of them. One pole, one net and one tackle box is enough to make an outing well worth it. It’s an easy way to get into the great outdoors and become one with nature while doing something at the same time. […]

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