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Memories of June Lake

The Eastern Sierra District, as some call it, is a wondrous region. It stretches over 150 miles from Bridgeport to a few miles south of Lone pine. I see it as comprising two sections; one is low and the other high. The lower elevation section is between Lone Pine and Bishop, where elevations vary between … Read more

Collisions In The Eastern Sierra

Later this week I plan to drive north to visit friends and chase birds in the Eastern Sierras. I always enjoy travel to the region, in no small part because of the spectacular scenery. I’ve done some studying about the geology of the area and I’d like to share it with you. Driving north on US-395 … Read more

2016-04-21 Lone Pine and The Alabama Hills

2016-04-21 Thursday I left Dirty Socks Spring for the short drive to Lone Pine. If museums are your thing, you’ll probably like Lone Pine’s Film History Museum. Once you’ve seen the Alabama Hills just west of town, you’ll recognize scenes from more movies and TV westerns than you can imagine. Over 400 films have been shot … Read more

2016-04-20 Dirty Socks Spring

2016-04-20 Wednesday Dirty Socks Spring is well known to the local birding community. At the southern edge of the Owens Lake basin, it used to be a county park with a concrete lined pool adjacent to the natural pond and wetlands. It doesn’t see much use by bathers these days. The water is overgrown with … Read more