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 wake up to solitude at Sawmill Meadow, then suddenly, the sound of chain saws

1852-sawmill-meadow.jpg I've just stopped near Sagehen Summit to enjoy the sunset, and it's a good one Thumbnails I'll walk around and see what's here, since I arrived here after dark last night I've just stopped near Sagehen Summit to enjoy the sunset, and it's a good one Thumbnails I'll walk around and see what's here, since I arrived here after dark last night I've just stopped near Sagehen Summit to enjoy the sunset, and it's a good one Thumbnails I'll walk around and see what's here, since I arrived here after dark last night I've just stopped near Sagehen Summit to enjoy the sunset, and it's a good one Thumbnails I'll walk around and see what's here, since I arrived here after dark last night I've just stopped near Sagehen Summit to enjoy the sunset, and it's a good one Thumbnails I'll walk around and see what's here, since I arrived here after dark last night

I slept peacefully last night in the cool forest air in the 40s, here up at 9200 feet elevation.