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!

That nearby peak just received some snow from this precipitation system blowing through

6079-mount-patterson.jpg If the rain moves over here, I'd be better off getting wet down there than up here Thumbnails The rain down there seems to be fading, so I decide to start the hike back down to the FJ at Lobdell Lake If the rain moves over here, I'd be better off getting wet down there than up here Thumbnails The rain down there seems to be fading, so I decide to start the hike back down to the FJ at Lobdell Lake If the rain moves over here, I'd be better off getting wet down there than up here Thumbnails The rain down there seems to be fading, so I decide to start the hike back down to the FJ at Lobdell Lake If the rain moves over here, I'd be better off getting wet down there than up here Thumbnails The rain down there seems to be fading, so I decide to start the hike back down to the FJ at Lobdell Lake If the rain moves over here, I'd be better off getting wet down there than up here Thumbnails The rain down there seems to be fading, so I decide to start the hike back down to the FJ at Lobdell Lake

It's not warm up here, but I didn't realize it might be cold enough for snow.