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 ...

Eastern Sierra Birthday 1

Eastern Sierra Birthday
April 10, 2015 For my birthday I headed up to Lone Pine for a weekend of car camping and day hiking. This post is word thin and image heavy! I left SB at 6:30 Thursday evening and arrived at Lone Pine Campground at 11:00pm. I watched the sun rise over Owens Valley and had coffee with ...