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ShareTweet The Mammoth Lakes Basin is a beautiful place to spend time during the summer months and the Pine City Campground is one of a number of campgrounds in and around the Mammoth Lakes Basin. The Pine City Campground is right along the shore of Lake Mary and would be considered a rather basic campground.  […]

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ShareTweet The Coldwater Campground is located in the Mammoth Lakes Basin of the Eastern Sierras just outside the town of Mammoth Lakes California.  It offers a nice campground in a prime location for exploring all the natural wonders around Mammoth Lakes.  These include Devils Postpile National Monument, Mono Lake, Rainbow Falls and Mammoth Mountain. The […]

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ShareTweet The Twin Lakes Campground in Mammoth Lakes, California is a beautiful campground convenient to many local sights.  When you head up to Mammoth Mountain and the town of Mammoth Lakes and want to rough it or save a few bucks camping, the Twin Lakes Campground is an excellent choice.  It is a great way […]

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ShareTweet The day started out at the Mammoth Lakes library as many day have started out in the past when stating in Mammoth.  With no Internet access at Royal Pines Resort, the library provides a nice quiet, peaceful place to work and even offers up some nice scenic views right around the library.  Despite intending […]

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ShareTweet The day finally came for a little departure from the skiing and national park tour.  Today I’d be flying from the Mammoth Lakes Airport all the way to Liberia in Costa Rica.  I found a taxi service in Mammoth Lakes to go from the Royal Pines Resort to the Mammoth Lakes Airport and back […]

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ShareTweet When you go to Mammoth Mountain and take the shuttle down to Devils Postpile National Monument there are two waterfalls that are easily accessible, Rainbow Falls and Minaret Falls.  While Rainbow Falls is the more scenic waterfall and much more widely photographed and promoted, the hike to Minaret Falls is well worth the time […]

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ShareTweet There was no distinct end to yesterday or beginning to today.  “Today” started at midnight while driving from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon to Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort.  It was an exhausting drive after a day of hiking, photography and sunset photos at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.  The total […]

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ShareTweet The last day at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon started out at the De Motte Campground. It was July second and I was determined to get to Mammoth Mountain for the last day of spring skiing on July 4th. I was already months late and did not want to miss the last […]

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ShareTweet When embarking on an extended road trip or vacation, one of the things you want to try to do to minimize your costs, reduce stress and stay somewhat sane is to find a place to stay for at least a week and more like a month.  Packing up all your stuff every day or […]

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ShareTweet The first and only planned part of the Ski Anything journey was 2 months at Snowbird Ski Resort.  It marked the first time driving more than a few hundred miles from home in Pennsylvania and the first vacation of more than two weeks away from an office or restaurant or other structured employment commitment.  […]

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