Tag: Lake

Robinson Lake via Onion Valley: Inyo National Forest

Robinson Lake is one of the closer lakes by hiking in the Eastern Sierras, but little did we know that it was one of the steeper trails we’ve ever done.  The elevation gain is 1,350 feet in 1.4 miles.  To say the least that…

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Ruby Lake via Mosquito Flats: John Muir Wilderness

*Originally hiked: July 13, 2019 Ruby Lake lies in the Rock Creek Lake Basin, a very popular fly fishing and hiking destination.  We opted to backpack the area and see how far we can get up to Mono Pass or past it.  It was…

Chicken Spring Lake – Golden Trout Wilderness

Where: Golden Trout Wilderness Mileage: 8.6 miles Difficulty: Moderate to Easy Elevation gain: 1330 feet Recommended: swim suit if it’s summer and you want to swim   To get to the trailhead: Take Route 395 from the city of Lone Pine, turn west on Whitney…

Woodland Trail – San Bernardino National Forest

Where: San Bernardino National Forest Mileage: 1.5 miles Difficulty: Easy Recommended: Water After a half day of snowboarding, it was too hot to keep going, so we instead went for a short hike with nice views of Big Bear Lake. There was only a…

Malibu Creek State Park

Where: Malibu Creek State Park Mileage: 10.0 miles Difficulty: Easy Recommended: Swimsuit, camera Once again we needed to get out of the hussle and bussle of the city and decided to make it a closer one day trip.  Since it was summer we decided…

Sequoia – Get in the Trunk

When I said till next time Seqouias, we didn’t know we were going to return in two weeks.  So it turned out to be next time, this time! I don’t know how to explain, why we keep going back here!  The pictures I’m sure…

Tokopah Falls

Where: Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park Mileage: 3.7 miles Difficulty: Easy Recommended: snack by the falls Ah, why not rent a car for 3 days and go up to the Sequoias? After this trip, I’ll do it anyday, but in time the job will allow…