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FISH SLOUGH PETROGLYPHS

The 36,000-acre Fish Slough Area is a place where geographic isolation, geology, climate, and hydrology have created a rare and irreplaceable ecosystem. 

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TUFF NUFF

Created out of magma and ash from one of the greatest geological cataclysms in the history of our continent, this magical place is only revealed to those curious enough to find it.

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FIRE & ICE

Volcanic Snowshoeing in Mammoth Lakes, CA.  

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AGNEW LAKE HIKE: EASTERN SIERRA

This 5-mile roundtrip, 1300 foot elevation gain hike passes numerous waterfalls and an old tramway built in 1915 to service the hydroelectric power plants that provide electricity to the communities of Mammoth Lakes, June Lake, and Lee Vining.

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CERRO GORDO SMELTER: KEELER, CA

On my second journey to the Valley of Death, I came across some new mining sites that required more exploration.  

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GORGEOUS GORGE

Owens River Gorge, my new favorite place.  

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OWENS VALLEY BEAUTIFUL RANDOMNESS

A pumice mine, hub caps, tall broads, charcoal kilns, a baby volcano, dirty socks hot springs, and a concentration camp airport.  

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REWARD MINE

Located at the base of the Inyo Mountains between Independence and Lone Pine, the Reward Mine is so big you can drive a 4WD through it.  

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BLACK POINT FISSURES

Exploring the good kind of fissures in Mono Lake, CA.

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MANZANAR & THE ALABAMA HILLS

The crazy rock formations of Alabama Hills plus a tour of one of America’s first concentration camps.  

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