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Camp Like a Pro in the Eastern Sierra

2021-06-11T08:19:33-07:00June 11th, 2021|Blog|

And just like that, summer is here. The mercury hit 100 degrees this week in Bishop, and up high, the snow is melting fast. Whether you’re from close by or cover a lot of ground to get to the Eastside, there’s no better way to experience all our landscapes and ecosystems than by making ourselves at home outdoors. Camping seems really simple: you grab a tent, stoke a fire, and look up at the stars. But being a responsible camper means being prepared and knowledgeable about how our actions affect the landscape, communities, and wildlife around us. So where do we start? The Eastern Sierra Sustainable Recreation Partnership recently put together a list of guidelines for campers, starting with choosing your site. Using established campgrounds—ones equipped with bathrooms, fire rings, [...]

Spring in the Alpine: Tips for Backcountry Travel

2021-04-02T08:39:40-07:00April 2nd, 2021|Blog|

Can we talk about how wonderful spring in the Eastern Sierra is? Down here at the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Associations headquarters in Bishop, birds are chirping, trees are blossoming, and warm temperatures mean t-shirts and flip flops once again. But up high in the mountains, it still feels like winter, with fun skiing conditions and beautiful views.   Just because the roads up into the mountains will soon be opening doesn’t mean that we’re in the clear for avalanche danger, though. And these are not just tips for skiers and snowboarders: hikers, snowmobilers, and snowshoers could inadvertently find themselves in avalanche terrain. Even if trail you’re traveling isn’t steep, you may be surrounded by slopes that carry avalanche danger for those beneath them. This week, we partnered with the Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center to give you a few tips for spring [...]