Hiking, camping and 4WD in the Mojave Desert, Death Valley and Eastern Sierra

These days I'm driving a Toyota FJ Cruiser on desert dirt roads instead of the 10-ton bicycle of all those years past–and then hiking from there. Things change!

I drive away from Obsidian Campground

5674-obsidian-campground.jpg I pack up and leave Obsidian Campground by 10h for the drive over to the Mount Patterson area for a hike Thumbnails After leaving Obsidian Campground, I cross Hwy 395 and start the drive up Bircham Flat Road I pack up and leave Obsidian Campground by 10h for the drive over to the Mount Patterson area for a hike Thumbnails After leaving Obsidian Campground, I cross Hwy 395 and start the drive up Bircham Flat Road I pack up and leave Obsidian Campground by 10h for the drive over to the Mount Patterson area for a hike Thumbnails After leaving Obsidian Campground, I cross Hwy 395 and start the drive up Bircham Flat Road I pack up and leave Obsidian Campground by 10h for the drive over to the Mount Patterson area for a hike Thumbnails After leaving Obsidian Campground, I cross Hwy 395 and start the drive up Bircham Flat Road I pack up and leave Obsidian Campground by 10h for the drive over to the Mount Patterson area for a hike Thumbnails After leaving Obsidian Campground, I cross Hwy 395 and start the drive up Bircham Flat Road

Darkness prevented me from seeing this view when I arrived here two nights ago.