Exploring the Sierra Nevada | How to use this site

It all starts with a map.

We’ve added places we think you’ll like. We are creating a database of curated, selected, and specific places and experiences that inspire exploration throughout the Sierra Nevada. This region is so full of amazing views, trails, lakes, peaks, and interesting people, and we are passionate about sharing the best of it.

map overview

Screenshot of map (click here to return to the home page and live map)

We’ve provided different ways to explore. Every adventure starts with a place.

  • Click though the map icons to discover more about the places. We’ve included photos, basic information, and links to supporting websites where possible.
  • Click through the Regions, Categories, and Tags to find related or nearby experiences. For instance, selecting the category “Ski Areas” will show you the ski areas throughout the region. Selecting the tag “Cross Country (XC) Skiing” will show the areas and locations where cross country skiing is encouraged.
  • In addition, search for specific activities and locations through Places and Events.


We’re sharing other information on our social channels. There is so much information about the Sierra Nevada region, we want to be sure you don’t miss anything important. As we find articles and images, we will share them on social media. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for the latest news from the region.

We’re always on the lookout for new adventures. Do you have a favorite place we’ve missed? Let us know! Send us an email or comment on our social media channels with suggestions – we’d love to hear from you!