Hiking, camping and 4WD in the Mojave Desert, Death Valley and Eastern Sierra

These days I'm driving a Toyota FJ Cruiser on desert dirt roads instead of the 10-ton bicycle of all those years past–and then hiking from there. Things change!

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An oncoming car... the only one I'll see on Lobdell Lake Road today

5707-mount-patterson.jpg I turn up Lobdell lake Road, and views over to the Sierras improve Thumbnails A group of several dirt bikers drives by after I pull over to check out a seep along the road I turn up Lobdell lake Road, and views over to the Sierras improve Thumbnails A group of several dirt bikers drives by after I pull over to check out a seep along the road I turn up Lobdell lake Road, and views over to the Sierras improve Thumbnails A group of several dirt bikers drives by after I pull over to check out a seep along the road I turn up Lobdell lake Road, and views over to the Sierras improve Thumbnails A group of several dirt bikers drives by after I pull over to check out a seep along the road I turn up Lobdell lake Road, and views over to the Sierras improve Thumbnails A group of several dirt bikers drives by after I pull over to check out a seep along the road