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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 After starting to get organized to depart Mammoth Mountain for part of the day, the afternoon was free.  After an awesome couple hours of photos at the top of the Sierras at Mammoth Mountain looking down on Mammoth Lakes Basin, the Minarets and other mountain features a couple days ago it deserved at least […]

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ShareTweet Being on a bit of a budget, looking for stunning photos and having work to do for parts of some days, Devils Postpile National Monument is one place that is easy to access and close to the village at Mammoth Mountain near Royal Pines Resort (home for the past 6 weeks or so).  There […]

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ShareTweet After a day of exploring the Mono Lakes basin yesterday the early part of the day today was spent working on more articles for the site.  The work never ends!  The weather forecast was calling for rain and thundershowers, the perfect time to head down to the Mono Lake South Tufas to either get […]

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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 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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ShareTweet After last nights stunning Mono Lake sunset and sunset photos at the Mono Lake Tufas, today was a day to head back down and get some photographs of the South Mono Lake Tufas during daylight hours.  Normally, admission to this area is a $3.00 charge but with a the America the Beautiful – National […]

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ShareTweet Obsidian Dome in Mono County California is an attraction that not too many people seem to visit.  What is Obsidian Dome?  It’s basically just a big pile of rocks at the end of a dirt road that is about a half mile long.  A big pile of rocks doesn’t sound terribly exciting when there […]

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