Mammoth to Big Pine 10.27.2015

We headed south on US 395 and turned onto the Mammoth Scenic Loop┬áso I could show Dean places where I had camped and backpacked. Unfortunately, due to controlled burning, we were unable to visit Devils Postpile National Monument, Soda Springs, or Red’s Meadows. We drove down the one lane windy road into the valley and stopped at the Agnew Meadows trailhead to Shadow Lake, one of my parents’ favorite hikes. The views at Minaret Vista, above Red’s Meadows Valley were majestic despite the smoke. Continue reading Mammoth to Big Pine 10.27.2015