Lone Pine, California - Part 2

Bolder Creek RV Resort
September 22-26, 4,898 miles and 70 days into the trip.

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The steep sharp switchbacks along the Whitney Portal road were prominent in scenes in the Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz film “The Long, Long Trailer.

The road is also featured in the film classic “High Sierra" staring Humphrey Bogart.

The 14,495 ft. Mt. Whitney rises more than 10,000 feet above the valley. It is the most climbed mountain in the US. Each year over 10,000 people obtain permits to make the strenuous 22 mile round trip hike to the summit from the trailhead.

The last view of the peak of Mt. Whitney.
As you approach the trailhead to Mt. Whitney you lose sight of the mountian.

Mt Whitney is the tallest peak in the background.

This waterfall is from snow melt. Very cold water!

There is ice around the edges and on branches.

There is ice on most of the rocks.

This is the trailhead. There is a snack bar and store for the climbers.

Enjoying the sights at the trailhead.

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