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!

Morning comes; after breakfast we park at one of the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness trailheads to begin our hike

4437-highland-lakes.jpg We drive around and find a nice, quiet campsite in the Highland Lakes area Thumbnails Instead of exploring the hills around Highland Lakes, we start hiking down the trail at once We drive around and find a nice, quiet campsite in the Highland Lakes area Thumbnails Instead of exploring the hills around Highland Lakes, we start hiking down the trail at once We drive around and find a nice, quiet campsite in the Highland Lakes area Thumbnails Instead of exploring the hills around Highland Lakes, we start hiking down the trail at once We drive around and find a nice, quiet campsite in the Highland Lakes area Thumbnails Instead of exploring the hills around Highland Lakes, we start hiking down the trail at once We drive around and find a nice, quiet campsite in the Highland Lakes area Thumbnails Instead of exploring the hills around Highland Lakes, we start hiking down the trail at once