Planning Your backpacking season
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2w ago
Wilderness Backpacking in the Sierra Nevada – Permits are required for backpackers in a Sierra Nevada wilderness area.  Reservations are generally made at Recreation.gov. However, some locations like Hoover wilderness still provide easy access to the local ranger stations.  typically start at least six months out, and each ack and district has varied availability to trail quota. I have found that calling the local ranger station is a great way to find out which trails typically are less busy and easier to access a permit ..read more
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The High Sierra Trail
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2w ago
To ascend into the Sierra Nevada’s highest reaches is to breathe rarified air and witness panoramas that stretch to infinity. cuts through Sequoia National Forest and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, showcasing the region’s sublime diversity. The trail’s twists and turns reveal lush valleys, craggy summits, and vistas that seem to transcend reality ..read more
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Lassen Volcanic National Park
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2w ago
For those who yearn for a more otherworldly encounter, is a playground of geological wonders. Fumaroles hiss and mud pots bubble, a testament to the region’s fiery past. Meanwhile, the Desolation Wilderness beckons with its pristine alpine lakes, granite peaks, and endless solitude, where each step takes you deeper into the heart of untouched nature ..read more
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A hiker’s paradise of sweeping vistas
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2w ago
Venture into the hallowed realm that inspired one of America’s most passionate conservationists, John Muir. The John Muir Wilderness, a hiker’s paradise of sweeping vistas and alpine splendor, pays homage to Muir’s enduring legacy. Trails wind through dense forests, meander along crystal-clear creeks, and ascend to breath-stealing heights, offering glimpses of untouched wilderness that stirred the soul of the great naturalist himself ..read more
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Top 10 Eastern Sierra Backpacking Destinations
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1y ago
Virginia Lakes to Green Creek Loop ..read more
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Top 10 Western Sierra Backpacking Destinations
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1y ago
–  Pinecrest (Emigrant and Carson Iceberg Wilderness (Alternative is the ..read more
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