Category: Adventures

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Mar 30

Thousands Visit California State Parks for Wildflower Season

Visitors Reminded to Plan and Be Prepared for the Outdoors California State Parks News Release, Borrego Springs – California Department of Parks and Recreation encourages visitors exploring state parks during the wildflower season to properly plan and prepare for their trips. Thanks to this year’s rain, many state parks are experiencing wildflower blooms. This is …

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Mar 28

Devils Postpile Campground Update for 2017

Due to winter storm and flood damage and prioritization of trail repairs including Rainbow Falls, the monument’s 20 site campground is not anticipated to reopen in 2017. We regret any inconvenience, but this delay will allow the park to ensure the safety of our visitors and necessary preservation/restoration of the park’s natural resources impacted by …

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Jan 28

Accessing Whitney Portal: How To Make it Work in 2016

Press Release (USDA) – If you do plan to visit Whitney in the summer of 2016, please pack your patience and carefully plan your trip to avoid the construction delays and the parking problems. Check the construction schedule before you head up to Whitney Portal (Twitter (@mtwhitneyinfo), at the Interagency Visitor Center (760-876-6222), on the web …

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Aug 01

Courtright Base Camp – High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew

Family-friendly camping with multiple projects for people of all ages. Event Date: 08/13/2015 – 08/16/2015 Cost: FREE You are encouraged to stay over Thursday night to acclimate. Food will be provided Thursday night through Sunday lunch. Volunteers can work Friday, Saturday and Sunday, you do not have to be at the event for all three …

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Jul 15

CA 4WD Association’s Sierra Trek 2015 – August 6-9

California Four Wheel Drive Association, Inc. is holding their annual Sierra Trek this August. It’s a great adventure! Sierra Trek registration closes July 24, so get head over to the website today! From Cal4Wheel: The 48th annual Sierra Trek is a Cal4Wheel event which is located in California’s beautiful Tahoe National Forest. This family oriented …

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Jul 02

Google’s Vertical Street View of El Capitan

Google, not satisfied with street views that occasionally show very interesting images, has now set their sights on the skies above places like Yosemite National Park. Specifically, El Capitan. From Google’s Official Blog: Today we’re launching our first-ever vertical Street View collection, giving you the opportunity to climb 3,000 feet up the world’s most famous …

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Jul 01

Long Meadow Back Packing Trip – High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew

Back Packing trip, rock work. Event Date: 07/19/2015 – 07/25/2015 Cost: FREE This is not any easy trip, high altitude and 5-7 mile long hike into and out of base camp. You are encouraged to stay over Saturday night at the trail head to acclimate. Please provide you own food for Saturday night and Sunday …

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