Tuolumne Grove Giant Sequoia - Kim Carroll

Sequoias – Modern Day Equivalent of Jack and the Giant Beanstalk

| by Alex Silgalis,

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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Parker Lake Fishing in Mono County

Merry Fishmas – Trout Fishing Season in the High Sierra is Upon Us

| by Alex Silgalis,

Wildflowers are sprouting and the water is running deep in creeks and streams which means only one thing. Fishing Season is upon us! This is your chance to catch trout like the steelhead or salmon in one of the many lakes, rivers and other bodies of water that exist. Here’s just an intro of our […]

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Four Cycling Adventures in the High Sierra

| by Alex Silgalis,

Mark Twain once said “Learn to ride a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live.” And honestly, there’s a lot of truth to this statement. There’s a sense of freedom that comes along with riding a bicycle. From mountain biking to road cycling, each one provides a different aspect to the sport that […]

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Yosemite Falls High Sierra Waterfalls

Waterfall Season Is Here

| by Alex Silgalis,

Why do we enjoy traveling into the mountains? Is it for the scenery? Adventure? Solitude? There are so many reasons to visit, but we feel a major one overlaps all of them: Freedom. The ability to let go and enjoy the moment. With waterfall season upon us, it’s the perfect time to step away from […]

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

Pet Friendly Trips in the High Sierra

| by Alex Silgalis,

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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California High Sierra – April & May is the “Secret” Ski Season

| by Alex Silgalis,

While most ski resort destinations are ramping down in April, the High Sierra is just starting to heat up… Why? First, it’s all about the snowpack. Due to the Sierra Nevada’s close proximity to the Pacific Ocean, we receive snowfall with higher moisture content leading to a deep snowpack. Second, in the spring our weather […]

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Mokelumne River Canyon Calaveras County High Sierra Wildflowers

Scenic Wildflower Hiking Opportunities In The California High Sierra

| by Alex Silgalis,

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 wildflower season is upon us! Here are just a few of […]

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Miracle March Means Fantastic Spring-time Festivities

| by Alex Silgalis,

Last Wednesday marked the spring equinox, officially bringing an end to winter. Does that mean your ski and snowboard season is over? Absolutely not! The days are longer, the crowds have reduced to a trickle and the winter storms have given way to sunshine and warm temperatures. If you haven’t taken a trip to the […]

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