Monthly Archives: October 2015

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

Bishop, CA On Sunday we made the short trip from Lee Vining to Bishop, CA, a distance of about sixty-three miles and are set up in Highlands RV Park for a week. On Monday morning Dave and Sue joined us … Continue reading

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Tufa Formations and a Beaver Pond

Lee Vining, CA One of the most interesting things to do in the Lee Vining area is to visit the tufa formations along Mono Lake.  When we arrived here on Monday, we drove down to the lake and looked at … Continue reading

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May Lake Hike – Yosemite NP

Lee Vining, CA The eastern entrance to Yosemite National Park is only about thirteen miles from Lee Vining.  So on Friday we headed into the park for a little hiking. Rte-120 goes right next to a number of beautiful lakes … Continue reading

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Devils Postpile National Monument – Mammoth, CA

Lee Vining, CA On Wednesday we joined Dave and Sue (Belugas Excellent Adventure) for a visit to Devils Postpile National Monument.  The park is about 25 miles south of Lee Vining, just west of the ski resort town of Mammoth … Continue reading

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Hiking to Parker Lake and Some Hot Water

Lee Vining, CA On Wednesday morning we drove south of our RV park here in Lee Vining to explore the June Lake Scenic Loop,  a loop road about 15 miles long that passes by a number of beautiful lakes.  But first we … Continue reading

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Visit to Bodie, CA (pop. 0)

Lee Vining, CA Thirty miles north of Lee Vining is the ghost town of Bodie, known today as Bodie State Historical Park.  Bodie began as a mining camp of little note following the discovery of gold in 1859 by a … Continue reading

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Arriving at Mono Lake, CA

Lee Vining, CA We stayed in Carson City for an extra day to let some rainy weather pass.  When Monday dawned with clear skies, we headed south on US-395 into the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains of California.  Dave and Sue … Continue reading

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Hiking Near Carson City

Carson City, NV Between motorhome repairs and rainy days (desperately needed here) we did manage to get in two short hikes in the area, one near South Lake Tahoe and the other just outside Carson City.  We learned about the … Continue reading

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Checking out Carson City, Virginia City, and Reno

Carson City, NV One day during our stay here in Carson City we took a drive to check out some local scenes.  First stop was a visit to the state capitol in downtown Carson City.  The building was constructed between 1869 … Continue reading

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