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!

Ash Hill rises lethargically out of Panamint Valley behind the cabin ruins

6185-lookout-mountain.jpg We arrive at some stone-cabin ruins overlooking Panamint Valley Thumbnails These two cabins were close neighbors to each other We arrive at some stone-cabin ruins overlooking Panamint Valley Thumbnails These two cabins were close neighbors to each other We arrive at some stone-cabin ruins overlooking Panamint Valley Thumbnails These two cabins were close neighbors to each other We arrive at some stone-cabin ruins overlooking Panamint Valley Thumbnails These two cabins were close neighbors to each other We arrive at some stone-cabin ruins overlooking Panamint Valley Thumbnails These two cabins were close neighbors to each other

Even the Panamint Dunes are visible from here if you know where to look for them.