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How to Backpack 38 Miles Through the Sierra Nevada Backcountry

How to Backpack 38 Miles Through the Sierra Nevada Backcountry

The Mineral King area of Sequoia National Park offers everything which make the Sierras such a special mountain range, with one notable exception—no crowds. Here's how to take a solo 38-mile backpacking trip through its secluded, mountainous glory. READ MORE ON: How to Backpack 38 Miles Through the Sierra Nevada Backcountry Posted on Jun 6, 2019 by adventure 16
How to Backpack 38 Miles Through the Sierra Nevada Backcountry

8 Incredible Adventures Between Death Valley and Yosemite National Parks

From the world’s oldest trees to awe-inspiring wilderness, the wild lands around Bishop, California are some of the best in the world. READ MORE ON: 8 Incredible Adventures Between Death Valley and Yosemite National Parks Posted on Nov 28, 2018 by Adventure 16
How to Backpack 38 Miles Through the Sierra Nevada Backcountry

2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

Sometimes route finding and progress go swimmingly, other times you’re uncertain, misdirecting effort and moving painfully slow.  When things go sideways patience and a calm, cool head are keys to preserving the needed mental energy to get back on track. A dash of humor doesn’t hurt either. READ MORE ON: 2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass Posted on Sep 17, 2018 by Adventure 16
How to Backpack 38 Miles Through the Sierra Nevada Backcountry

Small Town, Big Backyard: 6 Reasons Why Bishop is a Must-Visit Destination for Outdoor Lovers

Bishop, California boasts just about every ecosystem imaginable within reach—the Owens Valley, alpine forests, the deserts of Death Valley, hot springs, the oldest trees in the world, canyons, and everything in between. There are mountains and forests and lakes and every kind of outdoor recreation imaginable. Here are just a few reasons why Bishop is a must-visit place for outdoor lovers.   READ MORE ON: Small Town, Big Backyard: 6 Reasons Why Bishop is a Must-Visit Destination for Outdoor Lovers Posted on Dec 4, 2017 by Adventure 16
How to Backpack 38 Miles Through the Sierra Nevada Backcountry

Car Camping & Exploring California's Highway 395, 11/24/17 - 11/25/17

Highway 395 travels North & South in California’s Owens Valley. East of the Sierra Nevada and West of the White Mountains. Outdoor activities abound: camping, hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, fishing & horseback riding. Good times are had by all!

by Jay Golien, A16 Designer
READ MORE ON: Car Camping & Exploring California's Highway 395, 11/24/17 - 11/25/17 Posted on Nov 28, 2017 by Adventure 16
How to Backpack 38 Miles Through the Sierra Nevada Backcountry

Backpacking the Best of the Sierra Nevada

This loop in the Sequoia/Kings Canyon area boasts all the requisite ingredients for alpine adventure: rugged, undulating granite, grand vistas, a concentration of high peaks, bountiful lakes and streams--and best of all, relative solitude. READ MORE ON: Backpacking the Best of the Sierra Nevada Posted on Sep 20, 2017 by Adventure 16