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Hetch Hetchy to Wapama Falls and Rancheria Falls (Yosemite National Park, CA)

In early spring, even as much of the Sierra Nevada remains blanketed in snow, the Hetch Hetchy area of Yosemite National Park is often snow-free, making it an attractive spot for early-season hiking and backpacking. One of the more popular … Continue reading

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Kelly Lake, Coit Lake, and Pacheco Falls Loop (Henry W. Coe State Park, CA)

Central California‚Äôs Henry W. Coe State Park is a popular destination for Bay Area backpackers seeking to condition during the winter/spring season for trips to the Sierra Nevada later in the year. In fact, the terrain at Henry Coe is … Continue reading

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Crown Lake – Kerrick Meadow – Peeler Lake Loop (Hoover Wilderness/Yosemite National Park, CA)

3-4 day backpacking trip to five spectacular lakes in the Hoover Wilderness and Kerrick Meadow in Yosemite National Park. Continue reading

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Lost Lake Trail (San Isabel National Forest, CO)

Lost Lake is a stunning, turquoise-green tarn in the shadow of the Continental Divide in central Colorado. Continue reading

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Ptarmigan Lake Trail (San Isabel National Forest, CO)

Moderate out-and-back hike to Ptarmigan Lake, high in the Collegiate Peaks above Buena Vista, Colorado. Continue reading

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Dillon Pinnacles Trail (Curecanti National Recreation Area, CO)

Short hike in Curecanti National Recreation Area in central Colorado on the Dillon Pinnacles Trail. Continue reading

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Alpine Lakes Loop and Bristlecone-Glacier Trails (Great Basin National Park, NV)

Moderately-difficult stem-and-loop hike on the Alpine Lakes Loop Trail and Bristlecone-Glacier Trails in Nevada’s Great Basin National Park. Continue reading

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Drake Lake Trail (Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA)

Five-mile stem-and-loop trek to remote Drake Lake in the Warner Valley area of Lassen Volcanic National Park. Continue reading

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Terminal Geyser, Little Willow Lake, & Boiling Springs Lake (Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA)

Moderate hike on the Pacific Crest Trail from Warner Valley to Terminal Geyser, Little Willow Lake, and Boiling Springs Lake in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Continue reading

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Trail Gulch Lake (Trinity Alps Wilderness, CA)

Short day hike to Trail Gulch Lake in the northern Trinity Alps Wilderness. Continue reading

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