St. Moritz Mammoth Lakes
Travel Blogs from Crowley Lake
... California. So with my caravan of a wife and 2 kids we just set off, not knowing what lay ahead. Of course we prepared well with driving lessons. But nothing can prepare one for the battle as well as the battle itself. so we took the plunge, and by gosh, it was a ride ...
... Lyell Canyon. The trail parallels the meandering Lyell Fork of Tuolemne River thru the glacier carved meadow-ed canyon. The water is clear and deep with many trout swimming about. Many times I wished I had my pack raft so that I can float down. We eventually reached bustling Tuolemne Meadow General Store. It was lunch time and it was busy. Day hikers, JMTers, PCTers, Motor tourist converge here to grub and souvenir themselves. Of-course we (Ray, ...
... favorite author. He said that my trail name should be Hayduke (after George Washington Hayduke, a main character in Edward Abbey's book the Monkey Wrench Gang) instead of Bearly. He said that I reminded him of Hayduke. I thought about it and kinda liked the idea. Maybe I will change my trail name. Anyhow, tomorrow I will do Silver Pass. The weather is supposed to be better this ...
... begin. Over Mather Pass are the Palisade Lakes, some of the most beautiful lakes around, surrounded by 14,000 foot peaks. I took a long lunch and nap at the mouth of the last lake. I must have slept for an hour. Teflon and Hummingbird swam in the lake. Everyone else pushed on. I told them to prepare to be mesmerized, for beyond the lakes, the Golden Staircase drops you precipitously down into the Palisades Creek gorge. ...
... as bad as the canyon though! A couple of people even raced to the top! So a couple of days a go, there was a forest fire near the camp we we're meant to be staying out. So a lot of the campsites were closed. Eventually we found one, which was fairly big and pretty much in the woods. We sent up camp, and me and Ben and the two kiwis went and done our washing in the launderette whilst the ...
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
Sierra Nevada Rd, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $88
Arrowhead Lane, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $118