Tag Archives: Sierras

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Kathy and I visited Sequoia National Park in 2007. We visited again this Fall (9-16), and added a visit to the adjacent Kings Canyon National Park. We first drove the long, narrow and windy road to Mineral King, which neither of … Continue reading

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Sierra Ski Tours – mid 60s

While going to school in Berkeley in the mid-60s, I would occasionally get the opportunity to do a ski tour into the Sierras. Seen here are tours to the Pear Lake Hut, in Sequoia NP,  a tour over Kearsarge Pass … Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines Flights, April 2015

The Oakland – Albuquerque route provides some great scenery. Sometimes you get to see the Grand Canyon, or the Utah canyon lands further north, and you always get to see a section of the Sierras. Earlier posts have shown some … Continue reading

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Road trip, Part 9 – The Eastern Sierras, Oct. 5-6/14

We rejoined Hwy 395 at  Mono Lake, and turned south. We again passed through Lee Vining and continued past the turn-offs for the June Lake loop and Mammoth Lakes. Then we descended into the Owens Valley, at Bishop. From there, … Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines – Oakland to Albuquerque

The flight went first over the Sacramento-San Joaquin delta, then up the Mokelumne River, with Tahoe visible to the north. We next flew past Walker Lake, in Nevada, then the Toiyabe Range. Clouds obscured the ground until we were over … Continue reading

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