Sierra Gateway Motel
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... trek group on the other side. This is probably the ruralist of campsites we have stayed at no wash facilities, no plug sockets, no wifi, no shop, no mirrors and just port-a-loos. Very remote and rural it was kinda fun and felt like proper camping. We quickly set up camp and we started tea as it was quite late and we had a bunch of tired, hungry Trekkies. After fighting off the bugs and moths dinner was served and it seemed to go down well although there was ...
... The fairgrounds was packed with RVs, trailers, and mules! Lots of rain showers off and on. Left Lone Pine at 65 degrees in shorts to arrive 1 hour later at 45 degrees. There are three lakes in nearby Pine Canyon that are fed directly by Palisade Glacier which is the world's most southern glacier - interesting fact. Palisade is one of California's favorite spots for Alpine hiking. Unfortunately, the weather was not conducive today to explore this wonder of nature - perhaps another ...
... it is just so dull driving in straight lines. We head towards Bakersfield and then up to Fresno before we even get near Yosemite. 400 miles later and we enter the park which by this time was starting to get dark. Its really difficult driving in mountain roads in the pitch black so we crawl along the never ending bendy roads for what seems like eternity until we come across the Red Rooster Lodge where we will be staying the night.
... was right next to the toilets and we were very worried about our night's sleep - especially since we had been frequently warned about bears and mountain lions! We left our suitcases in mum and dads room and went for pizza at the "pizza patio" in the small village centre (think of it as a mini Centreparks for happy campers and hikers - a small Kelling Heath if you know it). The food was very expensive but tasty, and there was a huge ...
... stand right next to it.
After a little while at the falls, we headed back to camp. Toward the end of the hike, we ran out of water, but it was close to the end of the hike. We were both pretty tired near the end of the hike because it turned out to be about 8 miles we hiked total, considering the side trips we took.
We were both fantasizing about having a big dinner as we hiked back to camp. Back in camp, we were exhausted as we went to our kitchen area and started to ...
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