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 must pull in here for a quick stop at the famous Patriarch Grove pines

IMG_20170903_135719.jpg Not sure  where I'll camp tonight, but I have some ideas Thumbnails I receive information about the ancient pine trees at the Patriarch Grove Not sure  where I'll camp tonight, but I have some ideas Thumbnails I receive information about the ancient pine trees at the Patriarch Grove Not sure  where I'll camp tonight, but I have some ideas Thumbnails I receive information about the ancient pine trees at the Patriarch Grove Not sure  where I'll camp tonight, but I have some ideas Thumbnails I receive information about the ancient pine trees at the Patriarch Grove Not sure  where I'll camp tonight, but I have some ideas Thumbnails I receive information about the ancient pine trees at the Patriarch Grove

It's not every day I get to see ancient bristlecone pine trees.