Westin Monache Resort Mammoth
Travel Blogs from Mammoth Lakes
... pictures to see the difference in camper density.
Labor Day is the end of the summer season here and this campground is being very lightly used. The shuttle to Devil's Post Pile is discontinued and I'm told that I don't want to drive the MH on that road. Rented a car this afternoon (Sunday).
Weather here has turned to fall, with daytime temps in the mid 70's and nights in the mid 30's. I close up the MH as the sun is ...
... we realised it was an advanced hiking route! So with no water and in a forest/mountain full of bears and deer and not knowing when the last bus home from the mountain was we began to power walk uphill towards the bus stop which yip we had no cue really where it was!. We bumped into some deer and chipmuncks on our way however natalie and I both felt on our route round we were being watched by some form of wildlife...bear cat or bird we ...
This morning we woke up, ate breakfast, and packed up the campsite. We headed over to the northeast side of the park where the two tuolmeane meadows. We stopped at Olmstead point along the way and we could see people climbing up the cables on half dome. We had to use binoculars. We swam in tanaya lake but we used it more as a bath rather than a recreational swim. The water was also freezing. We walked down the beach and back up to the car. We ...
... severe wind gusts. I found a route over the southern foothills of the Sierra Mountains through the spectacular Kern Canyon and 4 hours after I had left the blizzard in Mammoth Lakes, I emerged into the northern outskirts of Bakersfield, California (north of Los Angeles). I located a good RV park where I could spend the night before heading north again on the western side of the Sierra Mountains and into the southern entrance of Yosemite National ...
... as tufas, started to appear above the water level. They form on the lake bottom along fault lines where high-calcium fresh water springs bubble up and meet the high carbon-content lake water. The area is surrounded by young volcanoes.
A conservation group formed in the 1970s and through court cases eventually reached a settlement where Los Angeles would only take a quarter of the water, setting a minimum level ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility