California Ski Areas

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NorCal Skiing

Lake Tahoe Skiing

High Sierra Nevada

Eastern Sierra Nevada

Ski Southern California

Lodge Resorts

    California Ski Areas / River Resorts / Cabins
    Mountain Lodges / Desert Spas

California Lodge Resorts Sierra

California is the golden one, the wild west, the shaken, the unruly. The extreme landscape & diverse population calls to the future, demanding, saturated by the past. The land is incredible, outstanding & magnificent. Outdoor recreation abounds. Lodge resorts near the Wilderness, wild rivers, scenic drives & volcanic mountains. Hiking, biking, kayaking, climbing, fishing, camping, cabins, off road trails, we have it here – on this very web site (if you can dig – just a little). The Sierra Nevada can be found in here, so can NorCal‘s beauty. Southern California has a few too. And the closest thing to a lodge resort in Baja California would be our lil fave, Mike’s Sky Ranch.

You can find luxury lodges in the cedar forest near Lake Isabella, a small community called Alta Sierra. It’s beauty resembles an elfin forest w/ ferns, creeks, snow & all. The only fairies, are the motorcycle boys who zoom thru too fast to notice.

We also have here, rustic resorts on the river for your perfect fishing weekend – custom planned by you, on the good old telephone. The local innkeepers like to hear your voice. They get lonely out in the sticks. The Klamath River from Yreka to the ocean – is all excellent.

The Sierra Nevada Mountains: TAHOE, MAMMOTH, LONE PINE, KERNVILLE & DARDANELLE CA

Spas, resorts & hot springs of PALM SPRINGS DESERT:
Desert Hot Springs, Indio, Palm Desert, Palm Springs

Northern California – riverside towns & cabin communities

ALTURAS CA
BELDEN TOWN
BLAIRSDEN CA
CASTELLA CA
DOUGLAS CITY CA
DOWNIEVILLE
DUNCANS MILLS
DUNSMUIR
FORT JONES CA
GARBERVILLE CA
HAPPY CAMP CA
HAT CREEK CA
HELENA CA
JENNER CA
KLAMATH
KLAMATH RIVER CA
LEGGETT CA
LEWISTON CA
MONTE RIO, CA
ORLEANS CA
PETROLIA CA
PORTOLA CA
REDWAY CA
SIERRA CITY
STORRIE CA
TRUCKEE CA
TRINITY CENTER CA
WILLOW CREEK CA

Lodge Lakes

Lakes California

California is epic for mountain lakes. There are dozens of reservoirs & recreational lakes to enjoy, from SoCal to Shasta. Boating, fishing, water skiing, kayaking, biking, hiking, picnicking. Many of these prime lakes even have lodging facilities, resorts or cabin rentals nearby. Some resorts are year round destinations, but a few close up during winter months, due to deep snow & road closures. Below is a list of many California lake locations that you can reserve a lodge or campground.

San Anselmo Art & Wine Festival

Local music in Marin County.

Annual Event: June
San Anselmo CA

More Info – www.sananselmoartandwinefestival.org

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Southern California Photos

Thousands of places – all local, in California; Millions of possibilities for your weekend.

12 years worth: the Total Escape image bank is now on flickr

My recent feeble attempt at trying to manage over 30,000 photos from my decade worth of California travels & digital imagery has lead me to flickr.com. Residing in Southern California I travel north, south & east to explore – as far as my SUV would take me. Utah, Baja, Sierra Nevada, Shasta, the Lost Coast, Lakes, Deserts, mountains – all of it. All California back roads & small towns.

Why should a small biz like me need to pay for monthly bandwidth hosting photos, when most of you just wanna look at beautiful vacation photos? (bored at work presumably). Last year sometime, I decided flickr was an easy enough venue for me to host my best work for you to see, plus tell stories, rave reviews, add recommendations. From mud-whomping to hot springing, petroglyphs, fishing creeks, hiking, camping – DanaMite has a lot of adventures, ready to share & inspire you to get outside this weekend.

While the majority of this image library is not focused on Southern California, it can lead SoCal residents on where they really wanna go. California is a big state, explore.

CA OUTDOOR PHOTOS

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