Westin Monache Resort Mammoth
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After nicking a few pieces of fruit from the breakfast area I jumped in the car at 6:20 for the drive up Whitney Portal Road to the start of the famous and immensely popular Mt Whitney Trail. This trail is a 22 mile trip up to the top of Mt Whitney, the highest mountain in the contiguous United States. I wasn't planning to trek up Mt Whitney, that' …
... just creeps up through 6, then 7 and 8 thousand feet. We stop for five minutes to look at a high level lake, which is very pretty and has lots of ducks on it, but still no bears. Next stop for 5 minutes is just by the entrance to White Wolf Pass, then back on the road, we do though have to stop for 15 minutes as they are doing work on the road and all the cars are stopped for a while. Lunch is at about 1.30 today and we are all pretty hungry, so have our sandwiches at the side of ...
Today was a 3 hour climb to get views over the Kings Canyon. Plenty of reason to open another chapter of the Idiot's Adventure. Mammoth claims it's secret to good beer is in the water - good alpine water from the High Sierra here in east California. Not content with just hops, water and yeast, they decided to ...
... inn, which is just a few miles outside of the park. Tomorrow, we will be camping for 2 nights in the park itself. After a bit of down time, we headed back into the park and found a nice spot by the Merced river to chill. Did a bit of paddling, a bit of reading, a bit of just watching the clouds pass by and taking in the magnificent and dramatic scenery all around us. Went back to our lodge and had a few drinks and something to eat in the restaurant there and played a bit of ...
... swam around while I thawed out in the late afternoon sun.
After Mike dried off, we opened a bottle of Pinot Noir and nestled into our chairs. Yosemite Falls towered in front of us. We stared up at the falls in awe that we had actually climbed to the top. Tapping our glasses together, we congratulated each other. A deer swim across the river. To our right, Half Dome began to glow as evening approached. We sipped our wine in silence soaking up all the natural ...