Lake Italy, Bear Basin July 1-6 2015 2

Lake Italy, Bear Basin July 1-6 2015
Wednesday July 1, 2015 Sea level to 7,470 feet Santa Barbara to Portal Forbay Campground 332 miles.  The familiar sweet fresh smell of pines and recent rain lets me know that I am home in my beloved Sierra! (no S at the end when plural.)  I am both  soothed and excited. I arrived at Shaver ...