Dorie and I took off Saturday in search for gold and Jack’s Cabin. We left from the desert divide trailhead off Table Mountain Road and headed to Gold Hill. At the base of Gold Hill were the ruins of an old miner’s rock house for the Katy Did Mine. The climb up Gold Hill wasContinue reading “In search of Jack’s Cabin”
The 5 hikers +1 started out yesterday for Pine Mountain and Lion Peak on the Desert Divide. We expected the start to be on the cold side – high 30’s, but it turned out to be in the low 30’s. The surprise to us came when we first started to see the Divide from HighwayContinue reading “Pine Mountain & Lion Peak”
Friday morning I woke up ready for a day off from work and a long drive. The mountain rescue team was heading up to Lone Pine to do our annual reaccreditation and this years test was on technical rock.
There hasn’t been much snow in this severe drought year, so when there was some fresh powder reported we wasted no time and headed out to the San Bernardino mountains. [Photo Gallery at the bottom]