Travel Blogs from Crowley Lake
... local laundromat. We also researched and prepared for the following day of rock climbing.
On the second day, We ate at a little diner that served breakfast. After fueling up on a huge breakfast of biscuits and gravy, bacon, sausage, waffles, and eggs, we drove to Big Meadows Campground (past Tom's Place near Crowley Lake which has awesome food and atmosphere and is where Ben and I had few of our dinners).
We hiked about 20 minutes ...
... next morning we drove to Mount Charleston, via a last look at Las Vegas strip in the daylight, to break up the journey over the Death Valley. It wasn't a place that was on our plan originally but a stop off place that ended up being a gorgeous stop gap before our early morning start. In the process of booking accommodation we have found that in order to stay in the places we want to be the prices have been rather out of our price range. To tackle this therefore ...
... 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 ...
... too. So we had to take our third option. The roads are so confusing and badly sign posted. The third option was less than ideal we had to travel on a skinny road with a drop one side and hard up against rocks on the other. The road was so narrow it didn't even have two lanes so when we passed another car we both had to slow right down. This wasn't helped by how windy the road was with most corners as blind coroners. It was about triple ...
... the way down, Rikke twisted her ankle. The top was Chicago falls. When we got down, we had to wait for Jeremy, and when Sean was waiting too, with a huge banana split, I felt like having one as well. Best ice cream, or at least chocolate I've ever ...
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