As we reflect on Earth Day and make plans to get outside, it would be worthwhile to stop and appreciate the Sierra Nevada.
It is the enormous towering snow-capped mountain range down the eastern flank of California, visible from space. Just look over your shoulder while driving on Highway 99, Interstate 5 or Highway 395 on the Nevada side. We regularly fly over it, barely taking note out the cabin windows.
Many of us have visited parts to hike, alpine ski, float on a lake, climb a peak o...
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