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!

My drive up Panamint Valley Road seems to aim at pointy Lake Hill

2394-panamint-valley.jpg Sand drifts lightly across the road near the bottom of Minietta Road Thumbnails I pull over to watch people feed begging coyotes along Panamint Valley Road Sand drifts lightly across the road near the bottom of Minietta Road Thumbnails I pull over to watch people feed begging coyotes along Panamint Valley Road Sand drifts lightly across the road near the bottom of Minietta Road Thumbnails I pull over to watch people feed begging coyotes along Panamint Valley Road Sand drifts lightly across the road near the bottom of Minietta Road Thumbnails I pull over to watch people feed begging coyotes along Panamint Valley Road Sand drifts lightly across the road near the bottom of Minietta Road Thumbnails I pull over to watch people feed begging coyotes along Panamint Valley Road

... and the Cottonwood Mountains beyond.