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... That’s when when musician and politician Sonny Bono crashed into a tree on "Orion," an intermediate slope high on Heavenly's Nevada side. He died instantly. At the time, Bono was a US congressman, representing the Coachella Valley. Before that, he was Palm Springs’ mayor. And long before that, Sonny and Cher sang “I Got You Babe.”
On that note, we continue up Kingsbury Grade toward its ...
... the Obsidian Dome nearby, which was pretty much as the name suggests. A large pile of Obsidian rocks. Many were impure as most likely, the best had been taken by tourists such as ourselves. Supposedly Obsidian is the sharpest rock in the world as the point can end at a single atom. There was also pumice in the same area, all remains of volcanic activity.
After this our next stop was Mono Lake. A salt lake which has been greatly affected by LA draining the water which ...
We stayed right on the eastern edge of Nevada last night, just across the time zone into Pacific Time. So, we woke up around 5:00 am PT, and hit the road just after 6:00 am.
We traveled diagonally across Nevada for 420 miles. That is a big state! For the first 100 miles, we probably saw 8 cars and nothing else. We took mainly back roads and had ...
... vistas are greener although still composed of desert shrubs and a few pinion pines with lots of dry dirt in between. It was a beautiful drive. The "scenic byway" designation on the map was accurate.
At the end of our drive, we came through the pass to see Mono Lake in valley below. (More about the lake later.) We're parking at the Mono Vista RV Park. It’s nice with lots of ...
... giving a haunting look to the High Sierras as we climbed over Tioga Pass. Tioga Pass is 9,600 feet in elevation dividing the Pacific Crest into East and West. At that elevation spring and summer come late and briefly, if at all. Barb was thrilled to see her first snow banks of the trip. Ii tried to get her to do snow angels, but she wasn’t buying.
Once we were over he pass we descended into high mountain ...