Monthly Archives: October 2015

More Arches in the Alabama Hills

Lone Pine, CA The weather here in the Owens Valley of California has been windy and a bit cooler the last couple of days.  But today the sky was clear and the temperature was very comfortable so, despite a strong … Continue reading

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Manzanar War National Historical Center

Lone Pine, CA Just a few miles north of Lone Pine is a significant historical site, Manzanar War Relocation Center.  While most important historical sites highlight events in American history that stir emotions of pride in us, this one is … Continue reading

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Hiking the Mt. Whitney Trail

Lone Pine, CA There are two trails that begin at the Whitney Portal, 8,000 feet up in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.  We did one of the trails last week with Eric and Laurel.  This morning we headed back up to … Continue reading

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Arches in the Alabama Hills

Lone Pine, CA The Alabama Hills are a range of hills and rock formations near the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains just west of Lone Pine.  The rounded contours of the hills contrast with the sharp ridges of the … Continue reading

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A Hike Down the Whitney Portal National Recreation Trail

Lone Pine, CA Friends, Eric and Laurel (Raven and Chickadee), arrived in Lone Pine a few days ago.  They are avid hikers so we asked them to join us to do a hike down the Whitney Portal National Recreation Trail. … Continue reading

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A Portal and a Ghost Town

Lone Pine, CA Monday night the wind picked up and blew strongly through the day on Tuesday.  It made hiking a bit uncomfortable so we invited Sue and Dave to join us in an auto hike through a couple of … Continue reading

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The Lone Pine Film Museum

Lone Pine, CA One of our first stops in Lone Pine was a visit to The Museum of Western Film History (formerly called The Beverly and Jim Rogers Museum of Lone Pine Film History).  In 1920 the history of Lone … Continue reading

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