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Travel Blogs from Crowley Lake
... with the PCT a familiar calm washed over us both as we felt we were no longer visiting on a trail, but returning to our proper home trail. The PCT has become a constant staple in our daily lives and to not be on or near it is a strangeness we do not prefer. We merged but were thankful for the 14 mile John Muir Trail detour as the lakes were so picturesque. The mosquitoes were a different ...
... and we had arrived. The website also said that they can get somewhat busy as there is only one pool but luckily for us there was only one other car on the road. There was a makeshift boardwalk that traversed across sulfur flats about 200 yards right up to a small pool situated in the middle of nowhere. There were 360 degree views of the snow capped Sierra Mountains and it was amazing. We sat and enjoyed the view while talking with the one other ...
After staying for another night because we loved it so much we drove through Monteray to Carmel whose mayor used to be Clint Eastwood. It is a beautiful town pristine, very posh and expensive! Their shopping mall is more like a beautiful garden patio! We then drove down what they call the Big Sur and saw waterfalls, a beach of seals and 1400 year old redwood tress along with lots of beaches and people doing water ...
... No other state has weather like this. Colorado has gorgeous mountains, but you can’t hang about on the peaks out there thanks to the ever present afternoon thunderstorms. Mount Dana was a lot like Wheeler Peak in Great Basin, with both starting at 10,000 ft and topping out at a little over 13,000 feet. The best part of this hike is the view once you reach the rather small peak. Mono Lake is apparent in its full length down 6,500 feet below.
After Mount Dana, I decided ...
A visit to Griffith Observatory, overlooking the huge city of L.A. was another highlight. Larry and I then decided to try the walk down to Hollywood Boulevard which was very steep but quite an achievement for a couple of geriatrics. Amazing views all the way until we arrived at a leafy creek area which was a welcome relief from the sun. Dropped in at a micro brewery on the way home for a cleansing ale.Interspersed between ...
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