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!

Hey, there's an old balloon stuck in the bushes

2552-lee-wash.jpg I pass some rusty buckwheat flowers as I start my way down Lee Wash Thumbnails The real hike down Lee Wash begins as I encounter some rocks to climb down I pass some rusty buckwheat flowers as I start my way down Lee Wash Thumbnails The real hike down Lee Wash begins as I encounter some rocks to climb down I pass some rusty buckwheat flowers as I start my way down Lee Wash Thumbnails The real hike down Lee Wash begins as I encounter some rocks to climb down I pass some rusty buckwheat flowers as I start my way down Lee Wash Thumbnails The real hike down Lee Wash begins as I encounter some rocks to climb down I pass some rusty buckwheat flowers as I start my way down Lee Wash Thumbnails The real hike down Lee Wash begins as I encounter some rocks to climb down

... as we so often find out in the desert.