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California Scenic Drives In The High Sierra – Road Trips To Fun

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Interstates. Expressways. If it wasn’t for these amazing engineering feats, products, food, and other essentials would be impossible to get across this amazing country. But when it comes to road-trip vacations, there’s something lost if you stay on these high-speed thoroughfares. A divider from seeing the countryside. Instead, take the next exit and explore the […]

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4-Day Road Trip in Western & Southern High Sierra

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Pinecrest Lake, Tuolumne County Our adventure began at Pinecrest Lake in Tuolumne County. After a delicious lunch at Mia’s restaurant nearby, we parked our car and stepped off excitedly for our first hike of the trip. The loop trail around the lake is about five miles with a very small amount of elevation change, and […]

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How To Recreate Responsibly In California’s High Sierra

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California’s High Sierra has become the great escape for many residents. In fact, 8.1 million more Americans went hiking in 2020 compared to 2019, according to a report from Outdoor Participation with many of them in the Sierra. While it’s exciting to see so many more individuals enjoying nature, there is a flip side. This […]

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7 Unique & Wonderful Things To Not Miss In The High Sierra

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Looking for things to do on your next vacation in the Sierra Nevada? From the largest gold leaf nugget in the world to the iconic falls that Ansel Adams made famous, here’s seven weird & wonderful things you won’t want to not miss in the High Sierra. The Classic “Fall” In All Those Pictures Of […]

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Saddle On Up At One Of These Wild West Saloons In The High Sierra

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After a day filled with exploring crystal clear lakes, schussing down slopes, hiking through wildflowers, or any other outdoor excursion, nothing beats a cold beer or a glass of wine to celebrate. These watering holes will quench your thirst and give you a glimpse into the past.                  […]

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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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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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Dog Friendly Hikes To Enjoy In The High Sierra

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Ah… the scent of pines in the air. The sound of birds singing a bright song. The rush of water flowing through a cold stream. They say nature is the best therapy, and we’re not talking just about humans either. Time outside is also critical for your furry family member to stay healthy, happy, and […]

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Be Your Own Locomotive & Try Cross Country Skiing In The High Sierra

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In North America, downhill skiing & snowboarding gets all the fame with the likes of Shaun White & Lindsey Vonn showcasing these sports. Cross-country skiing however, offers everyone a chance to revel in the peace & tranquility of the wintry landscape that is the Sierra Nevada. To help you enjoy this time-tested winter sport during […]

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