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Backcountry recreation in Kernville, the Kern River Valley and surrounding Southern Sierra: KernRiverSierra.com.
Backcountry recreation in Kernville, the Kern River Valley and surrounding Southern Sierra: KernRiverSierra.com.

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Extreme Whitewater - Kern River 2017!
2017 is already an amazing year for whitewater on the Kern River. With a huge Sierra Snowpack, the peak flows will certainly extend through the summer.  With plenty of gnarly whitewater, some of the best paddlers in the world have been showing off their ski...

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Love the upper Kern River!
Kern Falls hike. Find it on the Kern River Sierra Map!

#kernriversierra, #besthikes, #kernriver, #wild&scenic, #kernwaterfalls #kernhiking
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The Needles and Great Western Divide as seen from the air. Can't believe how popular it is for rock climbing this year - about 100 climbers were camped at the Needles last friday. Check it all out here:

http://kernriversierra.com/climb/The_Needles.html

#kernriversierra #southernsierra #rockclimbing #bestclimbsever #kernriver
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Sherman Pass Rd is open! The Blackrock Station area trails are all open, while others are still closed in the Cannell Trail and Schaeffer Meadow area.

Photo of Mount Whitney, taken from Smith Mountain with zoom lens. The hike and trails are depicted on the updated 4th Edition Kern River Sierra map.

Read about the hike here:
http://kernriversierra.com/hike/Smith_Mountain_Hike.html

#kernriversierra #highsierra #besthikes #kernriverheadwaters #smithmountain #blackrockstation #kernplateau #mountwhitney
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Spring on the Great Western Divide. The snow closure sign beyond Johnsondale is gone!
Nobe Young Creek Falls.

Hike it: http://kernriversierra.com/hike/Nobe_Young_Falls_Hike.html

#kernriversierra, #awesomehikes #southernsierra #waterfalls
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The Wall rapid firing! The normally dewatered "Cable Run" on the Kern River, about 1500 cfs.

KernRiverSierra.com/boat.html

New river flow gauges here: KernRiverSierra.com/flows.html

#kernriversierra #whitewater #kernville #kernriverwhitewater
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The Kern River is going off!! Today: rafters above The Wall rapid on the Cable Run, about 1500 cfs.

New river flow gauges here: KernRiverSierra.com/flows.html

KernRiverSierra.com/boat.html

#kernriversierra #whitewater #kernville #whitewaterrafting #riveradventure
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With the melting snow, the waterfalls are coming alive. 
This is Salmon Creek Falls as seen on Easter weekend. 

New description and updated webpage on hiking to the Falls: 
http://kernriversierra.com/hike/rincon_trail.html

#kernville #kernriver #salmoncreekfalls #awesome #waterfall #hike #adventure #kernriversierra #rincontrail
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Happy Easter from the Kern Canyon Trail
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Kern Canyon Trail near Keyesville.
Such beautiful weather for the Keyesville Classic Mountain Bike races this weekend.
More about the Keyesville Classic Trail and Kern Canyon Trail here:

http://kernriversierra.com/bike/keyesville.html
http://kernriversierra.com/bike/kerncanyon.html
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