Travel Blogs from Crowley Lake
So apparently I'm starting to slack at this whole blogging thing now as I am about 5 days behind....so bare with me, the next couple of entry's May be a bit brief!! We woke up pretty early and got showered. Had bagels and cereals for breakfast and head off in to van. Me an Ben sat next to Jane today as we traveled to Yosemite which you actually pronounce Yo-sim-me-tee haha. This place reminded me ...
Today we took my father's (Bart's) advice and drove down the Eastern side of California on 395 South. Glenn and I agree that this route was the most amazing interstate driving either of us have ever been on. Going South on 395 one passes one incredible Mountain after another as the Sierra Nevada's take on different forms.
Part way down we stopped at Mono Lake to see the Tufa towers. The towers ...
After Mt. Whitney, we headed to Convict Lake, not too far north on Hwy. 395. Dan's old boss was staying here during the week and told us to stop by. We're glad he did because it was gorgeous! Unfortunately, he had already left when we got there. We still camped there and tried to recover from Whitney. Our legs were pretty sore and jello-like. We didn't do any hiking but did walk around part of the lake. Headed to Mammoth Lakes next!
... for awhile. The madness and majesty of the High Sierra is calming itself down to much more gradual terrain. We will be back on the PCT tomorrow night, strange thing, not being on the PCT is noticeably "strange" to both Becca and I. I mentioned this and Becca agreed wholeheartedly, it's like we are visiting somewhere momentarily but are slightly anxious to return back "home" to the PCT. Trail has a way of getting into your ...
... more windy than heading to batemans and that lasted at least an hour. We were also running low in fuel. Finally we got out and into Bear Valley where there was a petrol station...only it was closed. But we made it to the next one :) Our trip was not without its highlights there were many scenic views and we learnt mark would make a great back up singer. We also learnt that the car had a speed restricter :( Finally arriving after about 7 ...
Other places to stay in Crowley Lake
3236 Main St, Crowley Lake | 3 star hotelfrom $145
- Mammoth Lakes Holiday Inn
- Good Standard Holiday Inn
- Great hotel in the middle of town
Meadow Lane, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $140
1914 Meridian Boulevard, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $182
Sierra Nevada Rd, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $88
Arrowhead Lane, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $118