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Alabama Hills

The Alabama Hills, west of Lone Pine, in Inyo County, California, are a small range of spheroidally-weathering Createous monzogranite outcrops. They have provided location settings for more than… 97 more words


A View From Up High -- Owens Valley (CA)

Here’s a one minute video from Sunset Magazine. You get a more sensory feel watching it without the sound on. And now for the video: … 8 more words




Do you like to hike? Lone Pine Lake is at the Whitney Portals, in the mountains of Lone Pine, California. The hike is spectacular. 147 more words

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Fall Road Trip: Eastern Sierra, Day 7

For the past seven days, we took you on a fall road trip through the Eastern Sierra of California and Nevada. We went behind the scenes of our September issue’s cover story, “The Road to Gold,” with bonus photographs and videos.  103 more words


Unified, Grass-Roots Effort Credited With Gaining Indefinite Hold On Industrial-Scale Solar Projects Threatening Manzanar, Owens Valley

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LOS ANGELES — In a joint statement on August 3, the Manzanar Committee and the Owens Valley Committee (OVC) announced that two industrial-scale solar energy projects that would have had adverse impacts on California’s Owens Valley and the… 1,307 more words


Is Southern California Sucking Northern Water Supply Dry During Drought?

LOS ANGELES (CBS13) — It’s one of the most common things we hear about the drought—people complaining about sending all of the water from Northern California to Southern California so they can have green lawns. 679 more words


Rings of Time -- A night under the stars with the world's oldest trees by Stuart Palley

The White Mountains lie just east of California’s Sierra Nevada. They’re rugged and remote; topping out with White Mountain Peak rising to 14,252 feet.

While its famous brethren mountains across the Owens Valley get much of the summer outdoors glory and photographic attention, the White Mountains contain the Ancient Bristlecone Pine forest, and in it, the oldest tree in the world, at over 5,000 years old. 333 more words