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- proper n. The Sierra Nevada range
- proper n. The region of California characterized by the natural history particular to the Sierra Nevada
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- n. a mountain range in eastern California; contains Mount Whitney
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In the early days, it was often a pack-mule-pack to the High Sierra.
When John Muir took Teddy Roosevelt to Yosemite and the High Sierra, he helped inspire a President and generations of Americans to re-imagine their relationship to nature.
It occurred to me that camping in the Alps is a bit different from camping in the High Sierra.
Co-written by a young John Huston, High Sierra is a solid, flavorful entry for "Bogie-as-bad-guy" fans, boasting a slam-bang finish.
In the lead we have Dustin Apodaca, who is bubbling with so much boisterous charisma and eccentricity that seeing him on stage both Saturday and Sunday at High Sierra was enough to make me forget about the scorching heat and instantaneously put me in a great mood.
The people at High Sierra manage to be both tight-knit and extremely inclusive at the same time.
In addition to the weary integrity of the private eye, there was the pathos of the ageing gangster (Roy 'Mad Dog' Earle in High Sierra), the desperation of the 'wrong man' (the escaped convict wrongly accused of his wife's murder in Dark Passage) and the violence of the suspected psychopath (the self-destructive writer in In a Lonely Place).
A native of California's High Sierra, she spent 20 years in Silicon Valley before moving to Vancouver, BC in 2004.
Not thunderstorms, but we are seeing some snow in the High Sierra, also near Mount Shasta.
The brand portfolio purchased by the four entities includes three of Mervyn's best-selling brands: casual sportswear line High Sierra, women's fashion line Hillard & Hanson and young women's apparel line ellemenno, Mr. Fried said.
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