Backpacking in the Eastern Sierra is one of the most incredible ways to really immerse yourself in the great outdoors—with accessibility to world-famous traverses like the Pacific Crest Trail and the John Muir Trail, hikers from all over the world travel to the Eastern Sierra to spend nights under the stars.
The Eastern Sierra offers world class climbing throughout the valley. Start off at the Buttermilks, smearing your way through the granite, and then hop on some highball climbs if you are looking for a rush.
Equipment rentals—the part of a ski vacation that everybody loves to hate. Dropping an extra $100-plus on not-so-stylish equipment is sometimes a necessary evil, so we offer some tips to try and ease the sting a little.
Ah, autumn, arguably the best season on the Eastside. The tourist crowds have diminished, the air has a bite to it, and the sky is an indescribable cool blue, set off by fiery swaths of golden quaking aspens.