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Cottonwood Lakes Hike – Lone Pine, CA

Lone Pine, CA As you drive out of the Boulder Creek RV Park you can see a winding road making its way sharply up in a series of switchbacks.  The road is called Horseshoe Meadows Road and it climbs up … Continue reading

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Alabama Hills and the Eastern California Museum

Lone Pine, CA Lone Pine is a little town (pop. 2,035) sitting in the Owens Valley just east of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The mountains directly to the west are some of the highest in the Sierras.  In the … Continue reading

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Lone Pine

Lone Pine, CA The 65 mile drive from Bishop to Lone Pine is a stress free ride on a great highway with beautiful views of mountains to the east and to the west.  The view of the Sierras to the … Continue reading

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Revisiting Crowley Lake and a Hike Around Convict Lake

Bishop, CA Crowley Lake is a reservoir on the Upper Owens River on the east side of US 395 between Bishop and Mammoth Lakes.  The lake was created in 1941 by the building of a dam by the Los Angeles Department … Continue reading

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Hiking the Little Lakes Valley Trail

Bishop, CA On Monday we had a nice, uneventful drive of 162 miles south on US 395 from Carson City, NV to Bishop, CA.  We arrived mid-afternoon at Highlands RV Park, the same place we stayed during a visit here … Continue reading

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The Rubicon Trail, Lake Tahoe

Carson City, NV For our last hike during this visit to the Carson City area, we decided to go back up to Lake Tahoe and do the Rubicon Trail.  When we visited the lake two years ago it was during … Continue reading

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Couple of Short Hikes Near Carson City

Carson City, NV We left Susanville, CA on Monday and headed south on US 395 for a 120 mile drive to Carson City, NV.  We’ve spend a great deal of time in pine forests the past few months, but soon … Continue reading

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