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' …
... if you look up you see the Half Dome. The path then follows the course of the river and at Swing Bridge I cross the river and as you look right, again there is the Half Dome, but this time, it's viewed across the river and the beautiful meadow, in the meadow there is a deer too which just adds to the perspective. Back to the hotel for a breakfast in our room, next time, we should have bought a chilly box early on as we could have filled it up with ice at all out hotels to ...
... 7:30 pm. Soon thereafter, I need to turn on the lights.
Willow was miserable with the hot weather in Sacto and Reno (90's) and I had her groomed in Carson City. She looked like a shorn sheep but she was more comfortable without the extra coat; that is until our stay in Mammoth Lakes. In the evenings she now needs her jacket to keep her warm. Bishop, our next stop, will be warm again – in the high 80's and low 90's.
... 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 ...
... settled outside at picnic tables overlooking the lake. I looked at Mike and then down at myself, our skin was crusted with salt. I touched my hair which felt like a five year old dirty mop, but I didn’t care. Our food arrived and we inhaled every bite of the deliciousness while enjoying the gorgeous view. Tufa, glaciers, gourmet gas station food…A reminder to always have an open mind because you might get to experience a unexpected, unplanned, spectacular, perfect day. ...