Tag Archives: Lone Pine Creek

The Eastern Sierras – Or, If God Let Me Design Paradise

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July 18, 2013 Admittedly, as a resident Californian, and someone who was born in the San Francisco Bay Area, I’m more than a bit partial to my home turf. If Mt. Tamalpais is my front yard, then the Sierras (especially … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Mt. Whitney

July 16, 2013    Back from my travels in the Sierras feeling a bit unfulfilled. I got rained out on Mt. Whitney on Thursday. I’ll do a longer post later in the week, but with a wilderness pass for last … Continue reading

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Mt. Whitney – 2012 (part 2): The Adventure continues

As promised, I continue the narrative of this year’s trip to the Sierras and Mt. Whitney with my stay at the Whitney Portal Campground. As in past years, I camp for two nights to acclimate to the altitude and generally … Continue reading

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Turlington vs Rossellini – A Battle of Supermodels

A rainy Bay Area day, excellent weather to catch up on errands, clean the house, and do some blog writing and more work on ‘The Mount Whitney Journals’. Today a return to 1998, trip #1 with Mike Gibbons and Mike … Continue reading

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Serenity Now, Hiking Later

At this moment, I’m awaiting some long overdue rain here in Northern California. Cold and cloudy outside, perfect weather for staying indoors with a cup of Peets coffee and churning out some words. Good nap weather too. Today’s blog entry … Continue reading

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Energy Bar Aversion Therapy

Still descending the mountain past Mirror Lake, to say that I’m not doing very well would be a gross understatement. Note to makers of energy bars: have you ever thought of  a rib-eye steak flavored option? THE MOUNT WHITNEY JOURNALS … Continue reading

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Mt. Whitney & the Eastern Sierras – 2011

Mt. Whitney and the Eastern Sierras Up early for the 115-mile drive from June Lake to Lone Pine, I make a short detour to the amazing Schat’s Bakkery in Mammoth to pick up a box of doughnuts for me & … Continue reading

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