Nevada, volcanic belt South of Carson City, with alkaline lake.
Death Valley, view from the South. Furnace Creek in the centre. After Google Earth. Click on picture for detail.
December 2002 trip around the Sierra Nevada in California and Nevada, from the snow covered Sierra Nevada to the dry area of Death Valley.
Across Sierra Nevada, along Highway 880, crossing a 2400 m pass (5 hours).
Highway 395 from Carson City to Mammoth Lakes (-2 degrees Celsius (-20 to -10 at night), cabin.
Highway 395 to Furnace Creek in the Death Valey (4 hours), 14 degrees Celsius (2-10 at night), camping.
Death Valley, view from Dantes View (1600 m)
Highway 108 through Sequoia Park to Bakersfield (5 hours), 8 degrees Celsius, car.
Freeway 5 to Pinnacles, South of Monterey (3 hours), 10 degrees Celsius (-2 to +2 at night), camping.
Back to Palo Alto
Mountain biking El Corte de Madeira, Palo Alto and Pine Mountain Loop (holy grail of mountain biking), Marin County, near mount Tam.
Golf at Pebble Beach (pictures only).