Category Archives: Hiking in the Mammoth/Bishop Area

Tips, Tricks and Tactics to make your hikes more enjoyable.

Yosemite Ice Skating in January, 2012 Report for Mammoth Ski Club

Friday I took a trip 80 miles north to Tioga Pass which is the back entrance to Yosemite, and the entrance to the high-country. Here’s a shot of Lake Tanaya: It was so quiet and beautiful, but that wasn’t the … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Casper and Larry – Local Hike Reviews for Mammoth Ski Club

Today I’m beginning a new category, “Adventures of Casper and Larry” to give Mammoth Ski Club members ideas of great hikes in the eastern Sierra. Sometimes it will be a hike and lunch at a local resort. But for my … Continue reading

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Everest Challenge Gains 29,035 feet in Elevation in Just 2 Days!

There is a cycling event that is held every year in the Eastern Sierra called the Everest Challenge. What these cyclists do is ride up 3 monumental climbs each day for 2 consecutive days. So last Saturday, I was up … Continue reading

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Hidden Sierra Splendor at Rock Creek-SECRET SPOT!

The other day, I went to Rock Creek for a hike, but I didn’t want to do the beautiful hike out of Mosquito Flat at the end of the road. That hike is a really good example of the awesome … Continue reading

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Mammoth Scenery on a Short Hike to Crystal Lake- SPECTACULAR!

Last weekend, my daughter and I went for a short hike to Crystal Lake. The views were spectacular, and there was lots of wildlife to be seen. To get to the Crystal Lake/Sierra Crest trail head, drive to Lake George, … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Avoid West Nile Virus and Mosquito Bites When Visiting the Sierra Nevada

With all the snow we have had this last winter, it is not surprising that there is an increase in mosquito populations, and the dreaded West Nile Virus. So what do I do when hiking and sightseeing in the Eastern … Continue reading

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