BC: THE ASS END
FC: 2011 TRIP Eastern Sierra Mountains, Yosemite, Death Valley, and Las Vegas
1: ANCIENT BRISTLECONE PINE FOREST INYO NATIONAL FOREST BISHOP, CA
3: EASTERN SIERRA MOUNTAINS Bridgeport, CA
8: BODIE GHOST TOWN, Bridgeport, CA A gold mining town until the 1940's. Population at its height was around 8,500 people
15: MONO LAKE LEE VINING, CA | The rock formations at Mono Lake are made of calcium carbonate formed when salt water in the lake reacted with fresh water springs. The formations were formed underneath the lake surface, and have become visible when the lake level dropped.
17: Devil's Postpile, Mammoth Lakes, CA
19: Lava (Basalt) formed columns when it cooled. This is the finest example of columnar basalt in the world.
21: A walk to the top of the columns shows the hexagonal shape. Glaciers that covered this area during the last Ice Age polished the exposed tops, and striations can still be seen where rocks were ground along the exposed surfaces.
23: Yosemite National Park | Tioga Pass 9,964 feet
26: Tuolumne Meadows
28: First view of Half Dome
29: Lakes on way to Valley floor
30: Yosemite Valley
34: Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park
38: DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
48: LAS VEGAS