Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sierra Finale – Rock Creek

OK just a little bit of advice to start out with.  For pete’s sake don’t ever go to Rock Creek in Tom’s Place California on a Saturday morning in August at 10am unless for some reason you enjoy hiking with … Continue reading

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Day 3 in the Sierras – Lundy Canyon

For the third day in a row we headed north from June Lake, everything south was covered in an ashy haze.  7 miles past Lee Vining is Lundy Lake, which we passed and started our way up the canyon.  The … Continue reading

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Lee Vining Creek

I always have a soft spot for restoration areas so Lee Vining Creek near Mono Lake was a nice treat for our second hike.  In 1954 a fire destroyed much of the area surrounding the creek.  Floods then came in … Continue reading

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Summer in the Sierras Day 1 – Parker Lake

Before we get to nitty-gritty let me once again plug this amazing field guide by John Muir Laws.  Every picture hand-rendered, an indispensible companion not only in the Sierras, it does a pretty darn good job down here. Smoke blowing … Continue reading

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