Archive for the 'Offroading' Category

Anza Borrego Wildflowers, Super Bloom, Cougar Canyon

The Anza Borrego desert is about as green as it gets, and there is a super bloom of wildflowers, that is going off in places that haven’t seen flowers in over 10 years. This unusual display of color in the desert has made national headlines in the media, so there are some pretty big crowds, […]

Laurel Lakes CA 4×4 trail, off roading Mammoth Lakes and the Inyo Mountains, and golden trout

This little gem of an off road trail is no secret, carvings in poplar trees downstream from Laurel Lakes for instance, in what is known as Laurel Creek, are dated from the 1930’s. Laurel Lakes was also a designated fish hatchery of some sort in the late 1950’s, as the old article below indicates. There […]

Offroading the Inyo Range, Swansea to Salt Tram to Cerro Gordo, Owens Lake, Lone Pine, Buttermilk Trail in Bishop

The Swansea to Salt Tram 4×4 offroad trail starts about nine miles east of the junction of US395 and CA136, in the Owens Valley, at the south end of Lone Pine. If you choose to come out on the Hwy 395 side, the trail ends in Keeler, CA. Specific details with maps and photos are […]