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Mountain Biking Clinic
"This course is geared towards people who want to learn the basics on their mountain bikes. The course consists of on- and off-the-bike instruction and riding. The morning hours of the clinic will consist of outdoor classroom lesson instruction and bike h Focus and BalancePedaling techniquesGearing/ShiftingBraking TechniquesClimbing TechniqueCornering Techniques on uphill downhill and switchbacksBike Handling DrillsTrail Repair fixing a flat and chain maintenance.Trail Etiquette and general discussion on bike “anatomy” hydration
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2-Day Yosemite National Park Winter Tour from San Francisco
"Immerse yourself in the beauty and solitude of Yosemite National Park in the winter with this 2-day tour from San Francisco. Throughout your trip your guide will teach you about the history of Yosemite and give you great advice on how to get the most out of your time in the park.""""Escape to the snow-capped mountains of Yosemite National Park from San Francisco for two full days. Take a coach tour of Yosemite Valley with your guide and enjoy various activities during your free time such as hiking and snowshoeing. Soak in views o Yosemite is said to be best in the winter months!Likely to Sell Out: Rooms at the Yosemite Lodge often sell out months in advance. Reserve early to avoid disappointment"title=Highlights&1=2-day+winter+tour+of+Yosemite+National+Park+from+San+Francisco&2=Take+a+coach+tour+of+spectacular+Yosemite+Valley+and+enjoy+views+of+famous+sites+such+as+Half+Dome&3=Stay+overnight+at+the+cozy+Yosemite+Lodge+at+the+Falls&4=Choose+from+a2 days / 1 night
From $473.00
 
Sea Cave Kayaking at Channel Islands National Park
"Meet at 8:15am in Ventura Harbor to board the high-speed catamaran for the 1-hour crossing to Santa Cruz Island. As you cross the marine-rich Santa Barbara Channel the captain and crew keep a sharp lookout for wildlife including Humpback California Gray Blue Minke Finback and other whale species! It is a common occurrence for visitors to find themselves among megapods of dolphins as well. For total enjoyment
From $209.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Mineral King

"Smarter than the average bear"

is what Yogi Bear used to say--and that's as good a description of the bears of the Sierra as any. Remember the antics Yogi used to get up to when trying to abscond with the pic-i-nic basket? It's...
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kevanrijn
Apr 04, 2011

Keep your distance from Bambi

There are a multitude of deer in Mineral King. Most of them will let you approach fairly close before they (hopefully) run off. However, believe it or not, deer can be dangerous. There are several...
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kevanrijn
Dec 15, 2007

Marmots

Probably the worst part of an early-summer Mineral King experience is the prescense of marmots (also known as woodchucks). When marmots in the Mineral King Valley wake from their winter hibernation,...
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chewy3326
Oct 21, 2005
 
 
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Moro Rock

Moro Rock is well worth the climb for its views over the park and the high Sierra's in the distance. To get there you can either take a shuttle from the Giant Forest Museum or take a 1 1/2 mile hike....
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