Category Archives: Mammoth Lakes

Virginia City, Nevada

After a very busy summer at Silver Lake it was rather eerie to see the place so empty the last couple of days. We had some cleanup work to do to prepare for the opening next April, the owners invited … Continue reading

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Christmas 2012 in Mammoth

Tammy and I spent a very white Christmas with Tammy’s son Jason and daughter-in-law Heather who delivered a baby girl Hudson on Dec. 21. Here are some pictures of our visit. See ‘ya on the trails……………………..    

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Major life event change

Two weeks ago my life changed dramatically for the better. As y’all know I have been single for a long time and praying that I would find someone special. A woman in a motorhome showed up at the campground in … Continue reading

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Rush Creek hike

Yesterday was the most grueling adventure of my entire time in Mammoth. It involved a hike up Rush Creek from Silver Lake. Silver Lake Resort is my favorite place in the area, it is a resort established in 1916 and … Continue reading

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Little Lakes Valley – Rock Creek

Last week the weather was nice so I drove to Tom’s Place to load up on breakfast before attempting a hike to Little Lakes Valley. This is a popular hike due to the easy trail with little elevation gain to … Continue reading

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Laurel Lakes Hike

Today I hiked up to Laurel Lakes at my fellow Camp Host Ron’s recommendation. There are some negatives about this hike which is why I haven’t attempted it before now. For one, you can actually drive there! Of course you … Continue reading

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Mildred Lake hike

Yesterday on the advice of my co-worker Ron I decided to hike up Convict Creek to Mildred Lake. I started at 8:30 but soon found out that an earlier start would have been better because there was no shade on … Continue reading

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