Travel Blogs from Crowley Lake
... 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 ...
... We made camp on Shadow Creek and then we met Reid. He is a twenty something opera vocalist with a masters in music from the Conservancy in San Francisco. He was also on his first JMT hike and loving it. Believe it or not this guy also packed out an ultralight fishing kit and before we knew it, he was back with trout. The next morning, Reid got his trail name; Shadow Trout. Tomorrow, we take Donahue pass, the last of ...
... t have opened the gate. We decided to turn around and on the way passed about ten others driving in so they would have had to turn around too. All up I think we lost about an hour which was unfortunate as we were hoping to have a shorter drive this time. If we have left on schedule we would have come to the first closed gate and turned around a lot sooner. About another hour we in we came to the next alternative. But that road ...
Off to do a short hike this morning, one of the easiest in the valley and suitable for Josh to walk as well. There is a free shuttle service throughout the valley, so we got on where we were staying and off just near the start of the trail. The trail we chose was to Lower Yosemite Falls. It was all paved and fairly flat and then you could climb up and over the boulders and rocks to the pool at the base of the upper ...
... little flies that live in the edge of the water. It also has tufa columns around the edge of the lake.
Tufa are calcium-carbonate towers that begin growing under water when calcium rich fresh water springs bubble up and mix with carbonate water of the lake . They gradually grow taller over time. When under the water, they are soft ...
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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
Sierra Nevada Rd, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $88
Arrowhead Lane, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $118
1914 Meridian Boulevard, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $182