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High Sierra. Remember the name of this region. Giant sequoias forests, granite mountains, crystal clear lakes, lands steeped in the history of the Gold Rush. In the heart of California is the mountain range called Sierra Nevada where Mount Whitney rises to 4421m, making it the highest peak in the country (excluding Alaska).

Across the Sierra Nevada, incredible parks and sites welcome nature lovers looking for the great outdoors, but also the more athletic ones looking for adventures and challenges. Among them, there is of course the mythical Yosemite National Park but also Lake Tahoe, Sequoia National Park, Mammoth Lakes, Bishop.

Climbing, bouldering, trailing, cycling, hiking, skiing… The Pacific Crest Trail, the Tahoe Rim Trail, the Half Dome Trail…: the options are endless and the challenges numerous!

Practical information: only 3h30 by car from San Francisco (Arrival at Yosemite National Park) or Los Angeles (Arrival at Sequoia National Park).

Contact: Visit California is represented in France by MN’Organisation, Léa Pinglot, Email: lea.pinglot@mno.fr