Know Before You Go: Review COVID-19 Travel News and Resources for the Sierra Nevada. Learn More

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No matter who you are, it feels like the days are floating from one to the next. Is it Monday? Friday? Wednes-turday? Nevertheless, we’re here to help! These virtual vacations to the High Sierra are the break we all need in this stressful time.

Soar Like An Eagle Over Yosemite

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Bridalveil Fall Cathedral Rocks in Yosemite National Park Quintessential High Sierra
Photo by: Kenny Karst – Image appears courtesy: Yosemite Mariposa County Tourism Bureau

Ever wondered what it would be like to soar high above the granite grandeur of Yosemite Valley like an eagle? Well, now you can! From dive bombing into Glacier Point to getting close up & personal with the legendary granite known as Half Dome, this virtual adventure is a must for even avid Yosemite visitors.

Listen Deeply To The Soul Of Lake Tahoe

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One of Tahoe’s most legendary outdoor adventure shops, Alpgenglow Sports featuring owner Brendan Madigan, has created a podcast called Afterglow. Over 25 episodes long, it has some of the biggest stars in mountain sports. From skiing icon Glen Plake to rock climbing legend John Long, this podcast series will connect you to the High Sierra but from a safe & social distance. For more about this and other virtual experiences you can enjoy at home, check out North Lake Tahoe’s COVID-19 community page for the latest.

Take In Some Majestic Mountains & The Giants Of The Tree Kind

While we wait for the travel restrictions to ease, it doesn’t mean we can’t look forward to fun this summer. If you’re looking to refresh yourself mentally, emotionally, and maybe even spiritually, this video will do just that. It gives us a glimpse of the fun activities we’ll be able to have in Visalia as well as in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park.

Again, thank you from the bottom of our hearts for staying home and helping our communities stay healthy. For more virtual fun, check out our other article which includes adventures like cruising Emerald Bay to hitting the slopes on Mammoth Mountain & much more!

Author: Alex Silgalis

Alex Silgalis is an outdoors travel writer who enjoys snowboarding, mountain biking, or having a cold one from a local mountain brewery. See more of Alex’s work at

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