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Snowshoe Bear Valley

Bear Valley, California

5.0

Ski or Snowboard at Skyline Bear Valley

Bear Valley, California

5.0

Bear Valley Mountain Ski Resort to Bear Lake

Bear Valley, California

3.43 mi / 581 ft gain

Snow Camp at Bull Run Lake

Arnold, California

15 mi / 2400 ft gain

Alpine Lake to Emigrant Pass to Osborne Ridge

Arnold, California

3.07 mi / 423 ft gain

Lake Alpine Trail

Bear Valley, California

1.37 mi / 16 ft gain

Lake Alpine and Duck Lake Loop

Bear Valley, California

9.28 mi / 1220 ft gain

Lake Alpine Inspiration Point

Arnold, California

2.4 mi / 525 ft gain

Duck Lake Loop

Arnold, California

4.57 mi / 636 ft gain

Places to stay

Bear Valley Resort Glamping

Bear Valley, California

Bear Valley Resort Glamping

From $129 / night

(Lake Alpine)  Silver Tip Campground

Alpine State Highway

(Lake Alpine) Silver Tip Campground

(Lake Alpine) Silver Valley Campground

Arnold, California

(Lake Alpine) Silver Valley Campground

Lake Alpine   Lodgepole Group

Big Meadow Cmpg

Lake Alpine Lodgepole Group

Big Meadow Stanislaus Natl Fs

Big Meadow Cmpg

Big Meadow Stanislaus Natl Fs

Bear River Group Campground

Pioneer, California

Bear River Group Campground

Guides and stories

Confronting Our Egos through Travel

Confronting Our Egos through Travel

Ryan Longnecker

23 Things I Learned in 23 Days on the John Muir Trail

23 Things I Learned in 23 Days on the John Muir Trail

Girls Who Hike

The Best Photography Locations near South Lake Tahoe

The Best Photography Locations near South Lake Tahoe

The Outbound Collective

Up High in Tahoe South: 48 Hours of Adventure in South Lake

Up High in Tahoe South: 48 Hours of Adventure in South Lake

Josiah Roe

The Desolation Wilderness Mindset

The Desolation Wilderness Mindset

Morgan Woodhouse

These 10 Photos Will Convince You to Visit Tahoe's Zephyr Cove

These 10 Photos Will Convince You to Visit Tahoe's Zephyr Cove

The Outbound Collective

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