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Backpack to Mount Conness

When I am hiking in the Tioga Pass area, I always look for those unique peaks that serve as landmarks and Mount Conness is one of those, but I have never been to its top. When a hiking buddy mentioned backpacking to it via Young Lakes, I jumped at the chance.

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Escape to the Oregon Coast

I wanted to escape the heat and smoke, so since Mom and I were headed to Corvallis, Oregon for a Family Reunion, we decided to add a day to the trip and take a drive to the Central Oregon Coast for some cool weather. It was a good call!

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New Nelder Grove Online Information

We have a very special grove of Giant Sequoias close to Oakhurst called Nelder Grove, and a new and much improved website is now up and running. You can access the website at http://www.neldergrove.org. You can also download the interpretive guide with an easy click of the mouse, along with maps, trails, and other interesting wildlife, plant and historical information ...

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Mariposa Grove to Biledo Meadows Hike

White, orange, yellow, blue, and purple flowers showed off for us on this hike. Some were striped and some had dots. We also saw bugs and butterflies flitting around the flowers. We even saw young bucks still in velvet and we almost got hit by a mob of turkeys while flying home. What a nice hike that was close by ...

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Rattlesnake Avoidance Training with Sally

Yesterday I read about the Rattlesnake Avoidance Training on Sierra News Online and had been wanting to take Sally to this type of training, so this morning we met Kelly with Kellen Rescue at Mountain Christian Center to take the class. In addition to Sally, two other dogs participated. The training teaches your dog to avoid the sight, sounds and ...

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Hiking Up To The Dana Lakes

Clear blue skies, then puffy white clouds, then came the rain and hail. All that Mother Nature had planned for us only made the high mountain lakes and gorgeous wildflowers more amazing. We even had a critter say howdy as we hiked just outside of Yosemite National Park in the Tioga Pass area.

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