Travel Blogs from Bishop
Our trip began with a pleasant drive through the mountains of Tahoe and down over to Mono Lake, where we stopped at the visitor center to pick up our wilderness permits for backpacking. Outside the visitor center was a huge piece of black obsidian. We ate our lunches outside the visitor center and then continued driving for two more hours to the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest. We stopped at the campground 4 miles down the road first to make sure there would be enough ...
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Up & packed early then approached by great couple Stan & Terri, both bikers from south Los Angeles. Had a great chat and an offer of accommodation if required. Many thanks, and great to meet you...you never know !!
As I was at the entrance to Yosemite it didn't take long to get started. The first 20 miles or so were beautiful, heavily forested but no views that I could ...
Temple Crag in morning light
Tim starting up the first pitch
Making progress up the arete
There are several towers on the arete which ...
... the water was COLD though. We were looking forward to showers in our camp site to wash all the salt and calcium off us, as we had all turned very white and crusty :) but when we arrived, despite having to pay $1 for the showers, they were stone cold. I got undressed, got my stuff all ready to wash the crustiness out of my hair, then found I'd lost my shower token! So back I went to buy another one. Mentioned to the office that no one could get a ...
... br> It took us 3 hours, but we proudly made it to the top ... and found out, that a scenic road leads up too on the other side. People were everywhere, but no glacier. Still the view onto the nearby snowy mountains is spectacular. Another 2 hours to get back down. I now admit that my beloved Kangoroo shoes are not meant for hiking. I slipped and fell twice and got a wound on my left palm! It's almost 2mm in diameter, it bled for ...
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