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Memories of Crowley Lake

Crowley Lake is located within the Eastern Sierra District in the high country north of Bishop California. It is a large lake on the upper Owens River and part of the Los Angeles DWP district for supplying water to southern California. The lake rests at the lowest edge of the 11 mile by 20 mile … Read more

2014 Early August Around Mono Lake

During my stay with friends Carmine and Mark at June Lake California, I made several excursions in the surrounding area’s well known (and some not so well known) scenic attractions. Below are my recollections about the times I spent in the Mono Lake basin. The entire region is laced with evidence of a volcanic past. … Read more

2017-07-19&20 Heading Home From The Sierras

Leaving June Lakes yesterday, I found a road I’d not travelled before. I’d been to Mono Mills on CA-120 East, but never further. The route from US-395 to Benton is about 50 miles. The terrain varies from flat sage at Mono Basin though rolling piney woods further east before turning to open rolling sage. Large … 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