Travel Blogs from Lone Pine, United States

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Yeehaw!, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Yeehaw!

A travel blog entry by thelees

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Lone Pine is a small town just before the turn-off to Death Valley. Apparently it's a famous location where westerns were shot (no pun intended) and it has a real saloon with swinging doors and real cowboys! Yeehaw! We happened upon a newly ...

Finally On the Way to Backpack, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Finally On the Way to Backpack

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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Wow, we are finally on the road and true to form only 4 hours late! So we 1st had Elias and Charlotte divide out the food between the 4 of us, setting stuff by the each of our packs. When Justin came over everything changed; he had a bunch of food and ...

Wonderful Mt. Whitney, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Wonderful Mt. Whitney

A travel blog entry by pugetview

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... Gorgeous day. Thank you God! On the trail by seven with "our Scouts".  (Boy Scout troop we'd been hopscotching with since Lone Pine.)  Left camp intact, taking only food/water. Made summit about noon.  These mountains are huge rock piles! ...

At the Trailhead, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

At the Trailhead

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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So we are back and it is hard to think about the real world now. Fortunately I wrote while gone otherwise it would be too difficult to go back and piece together this trip. So here it goes: Unfortunately, starting late in the morning for a trip means a ...

It's About the Journey, Inyo National Forest, United States travel blog

It's About the Journey

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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... of the slow. The packs are heavier than heavy. The back hurts, feet and toes hurt. Lungs are gasping for air, sucking the pine needles off the trees like Cam said so perfectly. Throat is dry from sucking the air, so dry that to swallow makes you sick. ...

Birthday in the Backcountry, Inyo National Forest, United States travel blog

Birthday in the Backcountry

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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... into the water and pretending to catch fish. We would have made it home that night after eating a birthday dinner for Justin but alas, there was a car issue so we were stuck in Lone Pine overnight. But we were very happy for the shower at the motel ...

Into the valley of death rode Max and Paddy, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Into the valley of death rode Max and Paddy

A travel blog entry by maxandpaddy

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... Visited the movie museum in town not yet officially open. Treated to the first showing of the introduction video about the connection that Lone Pine had with the movie industry. One of the audience of six was the 80 year old daughter of the local rancher ...

Soooo much to do, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Soooo much to do

A travel blog entry by thriftydrifters

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... , paying $5 a night. Got to visiting with a couple that said they paid $2.50 a night. Couldn't pass that up, so off to Lone Pine CA. Nice campground. They were right $2.50 a night.  Went to the end of the road to Mount Whitney. Just jaw dropping ...

Day 23 (Heading south.....in search of 90 degrees), Lone Pine, CA, United States travel blog

Day 23 (Heading south.....in search of 90 degrees)

A travel blog entry by travelredgang

Departing Odometer 25635....arriving odometer 25898. We drove 263 miles today. We are staying at the Boulder Creek RV Resort. We are about 100 miles from Death Valley State Park. We have decided to head on to Palm Springs in the am. We are in search ...

Mount Whitney...Finally!!!!, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Mount Whitney...Finally!!!!

A travel blog entry by jwmoles

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... long been on my list of things to do before I die.  So, I finally made it this summer.  On the way to Lone Pine, Ca from Yosemite, I passed through Bishop, Ca and visited the greatness of Schat's Bakery.  After loading up on some bread, it ...

A dry as dust report (largely from ww), Lone Pine, United States travel blog

A dry as dust report (largely from ww)

A travel blog entry by wheelerlj

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Several times we've noted the mini-duststorms churned up by farm equipment cultivating bone-dry ground... in the Dakotas, Utah, and California. It's hard for a yankee to believe they manage to import enough water to irrigate thirsty crops like corn and ...

A Birthday on the Way to Grover Hot Springs, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

A Birthday on the Way to Grover Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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GrandkGrandkids trips take a huge amount of planning, at least in order to save as much money as possible. We plan meals and most activities before hand and go to the store with huge lists in hand. This trip is a little different in that we are meeting ...

Backpacking Inyo- Day 2, Inyo National Forest, United States travel blog

Backpacking Inyo- Day 2

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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Day 2 of our trip and we are finally going to hike. We were supposed to be camping by the Cottonwood Creek but now are just there. Justin left the party before us with his boys and met Elias and Charlotte at a designated stream crossing. Last to leave ...

Upward & Onward to Hidden Lake, Inyo National Forest, United States travel blog

Upward & Onward to Hidden Lake

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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Day 3: We were leaving our camp with packs full to hike to Hidden Lake. A trail would lead to a cutoff just past the stream, then we'd head off up over the hill with no trail (Donner Party?). We were there 12 years ago but could never find our way now. ...

There's gold in them thar hills, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

There's gold in them thar hills

A travel blog entry by maxandpaddy

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... Owens valley running between the White mountains and the Sierra Nevadas. Absolute magic. Stopped at a great camp just south of Lone Pine (how western does that sound?) A lovely little old town that requires further investigation. The camp, Boulder Creek ...

Drive to Lone Pine, Lone Pine,  United States travel blog

Drive to Lone Pine

A travel blog entry by matthew.stinson

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... We searched for showers for another hour. A spa offered us 20 dollars for a shower but we didn't want one that bad. Our drive to lone pine was only 2.5 hours. We arrived in Lone Pine just in time to eat lunch. We then headed up to the campsite to check in ...

Climbing Mount Whitney, Lone Pine,  United States travel blog

Climbing Mount Whitney

A travel blog entry by matthew.stinson

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This morning we were up at 11:30 preparing for the hike. At 12:02 we headed up the mountain. At about 2:30 we found a camp on the mountain where about 15 tents were set up. Going up the mountain we could see almost every star in the sky, even the Milky ...

death valley, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

death valley

A travel blog entry by momoschmidt

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... feel coolish at the time!  The babies were great tonight and we finished our drive through death valley at sunset while they slept.  Tonight we stayed in Lone Pine which is real cowboy country and loads of westerns were filmed here. Night ...

Cowboys are ALIVE, Lone Pine, Ca, United States travel blog

Cowboys are ALIVE

A travel blog entry by zalazala

In the town of ...

Lone Pine, CA, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Lone Pine, CA

A travel blog entry by mrweinstein

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... , especially since we were leaving civilization behind for the great frontier of eastern California. Our destination was a small town called Lone Pine, which sits about 25 minutes west of Death Valley. We figured this was a good intermediate stop between ...

Cowboys ARE alive!, Lone Pine, Ca, United States travel blog

Cowboys ARE alive!

A travel blog entry by zalazala

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... for more than 3 years (so u can imagine my excitement!)! (written this morning in the "Cowboy town") I am in Lone Pine, California (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lone_Pine,_California). This is like the most characteristic place I've came across ...

Across the Sierras, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Across the Sierras

A travel blog entry by ajbatty

... road with one motel (many of which brought 'The Hills Have Eyes' to mind), we eventually ended up in a modern motel in Lone Pine - the biggest town for about 50 miles with its barely 1/2 mile street of restaurants and two shops. After a distinctly ...

Proposed Mt. Whitney hike, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Proposed Mt. Whitney hike

A travel blog entry by gringowithdrawl

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We rushed a few of our stops along the Pacific Coast Highway in order to make it to Lone Pine as we had permit reservations to hike Mt. Whitney on June 18th. We arrived on the 16th and picked up our permits and bear canister on the 17th.  We hiked a ...

Death Valley National Park, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Death Valley National Park

A travel blog entry by jimmy-ellen

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Headed for Death Valley, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Headed for Death Valley

A travel blog entry by ritaluther

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... ; Another lucky choice.  Plenty of firewood, sunshine this morning (when the sun rose above the mountains).  Right now I'm at Lone Pine, the entry poin to Death Valley, after driving south along Hwy 395.  The nearest KOA campground ...

Death Valley, Lone Pine, USA travel blog

Death Valley

A travel blog entry by kristina-johnny

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I dag forlod vi Utah, kørte den lange tur gennem Nevada forbi Las Vegas, for igen at ende i Californien. Turen gik igennem Death Valley, hvor mange cowboys gennem tiden har måtte lade livet pga. tørst og varme - selv her i november ...

Hiking Mt. Whitney, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Hiking Mt. Whitney

A travel blog entry by socks

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Mt. Whitney with an elevation of 14,505 feet is the highest peak in the contiguous United States. Long Peak in Colorado is 14,100 feet. The Mt. Whitney trail is the most popular trail which extends over 11 miles and is located in the John Muir Wilderness ...

Manzanar National Historic Site, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Manzanar National Historic Site

A travel blog entry by socks

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... War II and radically changed the lives of 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry living in the United States. The attack intensified racial prejudices and led to fear of potential sabotage and espionage by Japanese Americans among some in ...

Death Valley National Park, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Death Valley National Park

A travel blog entry by socks

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Death Valley is the hottest spot in North America. Great extremes haunt this hottest, driest, lowest national park. Low elevation is one cause, but the valley's enclosing mountains re-circulate hot air and keep it from dissipating at night. Summer ...

Arrived Boulder Creek RV Resort, Lone Pine, United States travel blog

Arrived Boulder Creek RV Resort

A travel blog entry by socks

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This 3 hour drive brought us over the mountains and through the salt flats. Beautiful day filled with ...

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