Recent volcanic activity makes Mammoth Lakes a fascinating festival of fun.
While I alternated between sleeping in the car and running to the pit toilet, Esther completed one of the greatest day hikes in the United States.
To acclimatize for our upcoming Mt. Whitney attempt, we crossed the timberline on three training hikes of increasing altitude and elevation gain.
For the month of August 2016, we have found lodging in the mountain resort town of Mammoth Lakes, California.