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Here are a few links to help you begin exploring nature photographers, the Sierra Nevada, U.S. wilderness and recreation areas, and our planet.

High Sierra Topix — An online community for discussing the High Sierra. If you're looking for information to plan a trip, this is where you will find it. Also, lots of good photos in the photo section.

Photography and Sierra Trip report sites:

John Muir's Papers and Journals

Snow Nymph

Kathy Wing

Laura Molnar

Backpackers Review


Wilderness Search and Rescue:

Please support these dedicated and skilled groups with a donation. Often volunteers, they risk their lives to save others.

Wilderness and Environment Sites:

Trust for Public Land

Outdoor Play: Learn About Conservation


The results of our actions outpace our knowledge and understanding of their repercussions. To put it simply, we do not know what we have done and what we are doing. If an environmentalist is someone who believes that we need to preserve and take care of our natural world, than any person who does not consider him- or herself an environmentalist is suicidal.