Category Archives: National Forests

Camping at Big Pine Creek Campground – Inyo, CA

Big Pine Creek Campground may be a long drive for those of us in Southern California, but it’s well worth the extra mileage. Stunning views, awesome camp-sites, a winding creek (more like a river to those of us from SoCal) … Continue reading

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Camping at Boulder Basin Campground – San Jacinto, CA

It’s hard to believe some of the imagery in this post, but I promise that every bit of it is 100% accurate and true. My trip to Boulder Basin Campground turned out to be a lot more exciting than I … Continue reading

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Camping at Sandy Flat Campground – Sequoia National Forest, CA

Sandy Flat Campground Directions: From Highway 99 take Highway 178 east to 4 miles west of Lake Isabella. Turn right on Borel Road then right on to the Old Canyon Road. Approximately two miles turn right into Sandy Flats Campground. … Continue reading

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Mt. Wilson – Angeles National Forest

You could say that Mt. Wilson and I share a love, hate relationship, which has nearly turned violent on a couple of past occasions, including my first solo attempt at the peak last January when Mt. Wilson literally tried to … Continue reading

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Angeles National Forest Fire – Station Fire Pictures

All shots were taken with Pentax K10D and DA* 16-50mm lens, by Tim Lavelle. I figure these speak for themselves, but everything should look like the green forest in the foreground. I’ve honestly never seen anything like this, and the … Continue reading

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Devore Campground – Angeles National Forest

The photo above is a view of the Angeles National Forest surrounding Devore Campground, showing the damage from the Station Fire. It was shot from the top of Mt. Wilson, on a later trip than the one described below. Two … Continue reading

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