Tamarack Lodge and Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... in time for a bit of breakfast. As I drove up the portal road I was treated to a lovely view of Mt Whitney as the sun rose behind me. As I stepped out of the car in the parking lot I was struck by the almost deafening sound of Lone Pine Creek as it crashed and rocketed through the ravine next to the start of the trail. It had cooled off considerably overnight and it was quite fresh so after taking heed of the 'Warning, active bears in the area!' sign I started ...
... temp was about 24 degrees a real contrast from the 80 degrees we had when we started the trail. We were still sore and frozen from last night but overall it took us about 2.5 hours. The temp really fluctated from a super cold breeze to hot high altitude sun. We were beat to **** by the end. If i ever travel out this way again, i'd like to do the full trail and possibly backpack out to Shamrock lake.....but i will have my winter tent! ...
... so after a stop to unfrazzle and a chat with one of the natives we were on our way again, and this time managed to stay in the right lane and made our way off the bridge!!!! Realising we were on highway 101 and not highway 1 which we wanted to go on, we set the GPS for the only coastal town i could remember the name of - Carmel, lovely little town, only remembered that as Clint was mayor there, didn't run into him ...
... resort we decided to check the map properly and soon saw that we needed to walk another couple of miles to get the bus!! Gutted! The walk up to the bus was a nightmare since it was so steep, the ground uneven and worst of all it was getting dark and the reality of meeting a bear or mountain lion was becoming much more likely! We did cross paths with a deer at one point and Jojo just about needed CPR so gawd knows what would ...
... into the atmosphere. Besides the unusual tufa landscape, the evaporation causes the lake to be 2.5 times saltier than the ocean.
As soon as we left the parking lot, we began passing tufa surrounded by desert scrub. We were still at least 200 yards from the water itself. The tufa disclosing how much was once underwater. We reached the shore; it was unlike anything I have ever seen before. I could’ve been on the moon. I looked at the desert landscape ...