Great Basin Recap

Length of Stay:

  • 3 days, 3 nights
Autumn in the mountains


  • Touring Lehman caves and learning about the underground speakeasy during Prohibition
  • Exploring the ancient bristlecone pine grove (some of these trees are more than 5,000 years old)
Beautiful in all its ancient grotesqueness…


  • Wind storms (poor Clarence was being pelted with flying debris throughout the night)

Favorite Hike:

  • Timber Creek loop
Making my way up the mountain on the Timber Creek trail

Favorite Treat:

  • Pine nuts! Visitors are allowed to gather pinyon tree pine nuts in the park. What a lovely, nutritious snack, right?
Contemplating the mysteries of the universe

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