Tag Archives: Virginia Lakes

Deep Snow at Big Virginia Lake

In mid-May, 2017, after a winter with more than twice the normal precipitation in the central Sierra Nevada, Big Virginia Lake was still covered with ice and snow. Several summer homes near the north side of the lake were still … Continue reading

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Frog Lakes

So, our President-Elect thinks the human factor in climate change is a hoax. Our VP-Elect thinks evolution is a hoax. They will probably fill their Cabinet with like-minded deniers of objective reality. Darker times are ahead for the land and … Continue reading

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Night Sky at Trumbull Lake

Trumbull Lake is the lowest of the Virginia Lakes (in Mono County, CA)—only about 9,675 feet above sea level. I returned there a couple of weeks ago, camping for 2 nights at Trumbull Lake Campground. The mid-September night was cold, … Continue reading

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