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Alabama Hills and Mobius Arch

The day after visiting Manzanar,   we headed West of Lone Pine up into the Alabama Hills.  It was a cold and clear morning,   temps in the low 30’s and there was just enough of a breeze to make you feel it!! 194 more words

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Manzanar

10 days ago we visited the Manzanar War Relocation Center in Independence, Ca.  This site has been on our wish list of places to visit for a long time.   112 more words

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The Sierras Are Practically Snowless — dawn2dawn photography

I took a turn out of Northern Death Valley NP and went into California’s Owens Valley. Not surprisingly, the Sierras had little snow. The first image is from last winters snow level in Owens Valley and the last three are from this years winter.

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The Sierras Are Practically Snowless

I took a turn out of Northern Death Valley NP and went into California’s Owens Valley. Not surprisingly, the Sierras had little snow. The first image is from last winters snow level in Owens Valley and the last three are from this years winter. 34 more words

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DATES for 2018 Bristlecone Pines Trek!

I just confirmed the dates for the 2018 Bristlecone Pines Trek.  It will be Thursday through Sunday (as usual) July 12-15, 2018.  Click on the link in the banner above for full details and itinerary, costs, etc. 110 more words

Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Watatsuki Houston & James D. Houston

I’ve lived in the Owens Valley on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain range for pretty much all of my life. During World War II, after the attack at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, the United States government ordered that all people of Japanese decent and the Japanese immigrants along the western coast be moved to internment camps inland for fear that they would help the Japanese with further attacks on the United States. 479 more words

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