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 walk up to the top of the rock wall for an overview of the area

2458-lee-mines.jpg This aging rock wall looks like a good place to park and go for a walk Thumbnails A few cottontop cacti grow in the rocks on the hill This aging rock wall looks like a good place to park and go for a walk Thumbnails A few cottontop cacti grow in the rocks on the hill This aging rock wall looks like a good place to park and go for a walk Thumbnails A few cottontop cacti grow in the rocks on the hill This aging rock wall looks like a good place to park and go for a walk Thumbnails A few cottontop cacti grow in the rocks on the hill This aging rock wall looks like a good place to park and go for a walk Thumbnails A few cottontop cacti grow in the rocks on the hill

This may have once been a structure, not just rock walls.