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!

I'm heading toward Owl Peak, that big lump in the middle

1049-owlshead-mountains.jpg My hike begins by walking a short distance up the road toward the microwave tower Thumbnails I take a final look down at the FJ before continuing my walk over the hill My hike begins by walking a short distance up the road toward the microwave tower Thumbnails I take a final look down at the FJ before continuing my walk over the hill My hike begins by walking a short distance up the road toward the microwave tower Thumbnails I take a final look down at the FJ before continuing my walk over the hill My hike begins by walking a short distance up the road toward the microwave tower Thumbnails I take a final look down at the FJ before continuing my walk over the hill My hike begins by walking a short distance up the road toward the microwave tower Thumbnails I take a final look down at the FJ before continuing my walk over the hill

It's labeled Owl BM on my topo maps.