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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. Bennett 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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gold panning California Gold Rush

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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Concerts in the Pines High Sierra Music Festival

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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Van Sickle Bi-Sta

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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Four Cycling Adventures in the High Sierra

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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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