Category: Eastern Sierra

Devils Postpile Loop & Minaret Falls

Devils Postpile Minaret Falls

Last time we visited Mammoth Lakes, we decided to check out Devils Postpile National Monument. The Devils Postpile formation is a geologic wonder and as you know, I love cool rocks. You will have options to extend the Devils Postpile Loop hike by adding Rainbow Falls and/or Minaret Falls. We added Minaret Falls to ours. We

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Lake Sabrina To Blue Lake

Lake Sabrina to Blue Lake

When we arrived in the Eastern Sierra at the end of September, I thought it was probably too early for the fall colors. Little did I know Lake Sabrina near Bishop, CA had a wonderful surprise waiting for me. First, we stopped at Looney Beans in town for breakfast. I like this little coffee shop

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Ruby Lake via Mono Pass

Ruby Lake

This hike begins from the Little Lakes Valley trailhead which is the same trailhead for the popular Little Lakes Valley hike. The main parking lot gets full quickly in summer. There are additional parking spaces on the side of Rock Creek Road about a mile away from the trailhead. We came here last summer with a

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Duck Lake Pass

Duck Lake Pass

This is another hike we did during our recent trip to Convict Lake. I am going to skip the detailed hiking guide in this post. Please read this if you need a hiking guide. Mammoth Lakes is 314 miles north of Los Angeles. We explored this trail back in July 2017. It was a particularly

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One More Try At Convict Lake

Convict Lake

We were back in the Eastern Sierra past weekend. I just can’t get enough of that place! Last time we were up in Convict Lake, Xena ate a fish hook and had to be rushed to a vet. You can read all about that exciting visit here. This time, she was advised not to eat any

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Winter Camping Attempt in Lone Pine

The weather had been pretty mild this winter. I decided to do overnight camping in Lone Pine in the Sierra Nevada. I’ve been wanting to check out Alabama Hills nearby so I decided to set up the camp in Lone Pine Campground and meander in Alabama Hills during the day. We left home early on

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