Category Archives: California

Roaring River Falls, Kings Canyon National Park

“Kings River Canyon calls forth the most enthusiastic encomiums of all who have visited it. The rocks tower in majestic altitude above the bed of the tumultuous stream, their profiles carved by the elements in shapes that suggest the work … Continue reading

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Bodie, California Ghost Town

Stagecoaches in front of the Grand Central Hotel on Main Street in 1880. Tucked away in the hills of Mono County is Bodie, with scarce 800 inhabitants. It is a peaceful, respectable town now, but time was when it contained … Continue reading

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Fallen Rock Chumash Pictograph Rock Art

In September 2012 I had the privilege of naming a Chumash pictograph site theretofore undocumented by the U.S. Forest Service. In August 2012 I mentioned on this blog that I stumbled across some Chumash rock art  I didn’t know existed. … Continue reading

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Sawtooth Ridge, California

Sawtooth Ridge in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains. Sawtooth Ridge lies in California’s Hoover Wilderness within the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. The ridge comprises a portion of the northeast boundary of Yosemite National Park. Some of its notable features include, from … Continue reading

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East Walker River at Sunrise

A view of the East Walker River this morning on the edge of the Eastern Sierra in California.

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