The Village Lodge
Travel Blogs from Mammoth Lakes
... is a small village that many people pass through without really noticing but I will always remember it as the place where I bought my leather cowboy hat. I have now replaced the hat that I bought for my trip to Kilimanjaro about 20 years ago.
We stopped off in a couple more places on the way to Mammoth Lakes arriving there late in the afternoon. This place is really a ski resort but caters to hikers, MTBers, ...
Last night we all we constantly woken up by strong gusts of winds almost blowing the tent over. Even with the wind, we got a decent amount of sleep. This morning we woke up, ate breakfast, and headed off to the trailhead of the north dome. Our original intention was to hike up half dome, but we didn't get the permit. We applied in February and every day we could while we were in the park. Our luck may come to us when we try to get the subway. The trail was ...
... br> So Tom Tom was duly reset and we ventured across the plains towards Bodie which is known as a ghost town in the area. It is in fact an abandoned mining town which has been left in a state of " arrested decay" - so not Disneyfied but left as the inhabitants had just gone out for a walk. Bodie was the largest gold rush town in the 1870s and we happened to arrive on a "Friends of Bodie" celebration day - so some of ...
... water or wind proof in years, but I lost my functional pair last season and hadn’t replaced them yet. (I had a few cold days but Foul weather on Lac St Louis isn’t exactly ocean crossing weather – or California in May, as I learned). I did have an assortment of tuques (of course) and Matt happened to have both winter and spring ski gloves thankfully – so by joining forces, we at least had warm heads and hands. The final accessory ...
... sierra designs rainpants
least favorite: everything was pretty good, no complaints
Tools: tiny headlamp, kelty cord, smallest 2 inch swiss army knife, whistle
First aid kit: Many standard items including Ibuprofen, compede blister care, duct tape, medical tape, sun screen, bug repellent, gauze, after bite, nail clippers, and other small items.
Water Treatment: Purr Hiker water filter, aqua ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center