Category Archives: Sierra summer trip 2015

Walking with the ghosts at Bodie State Historic Park

The Adventurers took one last look at Convict Lake early this morning and were treated to sunshine on the mountain peaks. They then loaded their gear- and the Mag – headed towards home, stopping first at Bodie State Historic Park, … Continue reading

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Two hike day – checking out Crystal Lake and Hot Creek

Bright skies greeted the Adventurers this morning, although the wind had picked up. So rather than kayaking around relatively small Lake Mary, they headed to the trailhead for Crystal Lake which is watched over by Crystal Crag (top photo by … Continue reading

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Nonstop from dawn to dusk in Eastern Sierra Nevada

The Adventurers were bound and determined to get a paddle in today and made that their priority. But before they headed out, they took Maggie for a walk to Convict Lake and back where D captured what L thinks is … Continue reading

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Fire and ice – all in one day in the eastern Sierra Nevadas

The weather forecast today was awful. Rain and thunderstorms (again). So the Adventurers got off to early start, hoping to get a little hiking done before the worst of the weather hit in the afternoon. They went into Mammoth for … Continue reading

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Getting an early start to Devils Postpile/Rainbow Falls hike

Sometimes you need to believe the weather forecast, and it was spot on today. The thunderstorms were supposed to start around 2:00, and they did, almost to the hour. And they continued non-stop until around 6:00 pm. All that reason … Continue reading

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A day channeling Booka in the Sierra Nevada

The Adventurers took off from Groveland today, headed to the Eastern Sierras via the Tioga Pass through Yosemite. It was an all Booka day on many accounts. They were treated to excellent clear vistas when they stopped at Olmsted Overlook. … Continue reading

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Hiking in area of the 2013 Rim Fire

The Adventurers left Menlo Park today with the first stop Groveland, staying at the historic (1849) Groveland Hotel in a room next to the one inhabited by the ghost. Maggie did not seem concerned. It was very hot but as … Continue reading

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