Holding Boulders in the Sierra Mountain Range

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Bishop, California is a unique little town at the base of the Sierra Mountain Range. It’s a gateway to the John Muir Trail, Yosemite National Park, numerous climbing areas and some spectacular skiing in Mammoth.
Looking out over Bishop, California, Farmer Family climbing trip.

When you’re ready for a rest day, the hot springs in the area are a good place to land. The springs are remotely nestled in a valley beneath the mountains and at night the dark desert sky offers some of the best star gazing you’ll ever experience.

Hot springs in near Bishop, California. Farmer Family goes climbing in the High Sierra Mountain Range.

People come from all over the world to explore this iconic location. It offers a vast amount of opportunities and it’s a perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts.

Climbing from a young age in Bishop, California.

The climbing itself feels endless as boulders tower above your head and surround you in all directions. There are plentiful routes for both the novice and experienced climbers alike. It’s a great place for families as well.

Little girl with her Deuter Kikki backpack. Kids love running down the trails, climbing on the boulders, breathing in the fresh mountain air and exploring nature. (This little one never goes too far without her Kikki pack.)

Rachel Farmer doing some highball bouldering in the high Sierra Mountain Range.

If you love the mountains, trail running, climbing or hiking and you’re looking for some new adventures, grab a Deuter pack and check out this beautiful part of our world.

About Rachael & Zak Farmer Family

Rachael & Zak Farmer Family

Rachael and Zak live in Flagstaff, Arizona, along their toddler, Ellie. Zak is an outdoor industry veteran and avid climber. Rachael is a Neonatal ICU nurse at the local hospital and a competition rock climber. She and her husband have traveled the world to top climbing destinations and also enjoy taking frequent road trips to bouldering destinations such as the Buttermilks in Bishop, California. Climbing is a family lifestyle for the Farmers, and they already have their little one on the rock and climbing at an early age. Whether it’s running around at the crag while her parents climb, hiking out for a swim at the creek in Sedona or crushing the monkey bars at the park, you can almost always find her proudly wearing her favorite little backpack, the Deuter Kikki.