Bodie, the queen of California ghost towns

Bodie State Historic Park. Bodie, CA. There’s little that can prepare you for the ghost town of Bodie. It comes into view only as you round the last of the bumpy 13 miles through the desolate Bodie Hills. At an elevation of 8,379 feet, it’s hit with howling winds, snowdrifts, and white outs in winter…


Second Lake and Temple Crag

Glaciers to Soothe the Soul

John Muir Wildnerness, North Fork Big Pine Canyon. I don’t know what it’s like where you are, but it is HOT in Los Angeles. Summer is a long time coming here, the marine layer in June, that cool layer of fog that rests over the city, keeps us lulled in chilly spring. July brings fireworks…