The Land of Little Rain


Lone Pine Peak at daybreak. (Copyright Amateur Geologist, Inc 2005)


The Sierra escarpment from the Alabama Hills


The Lone Pine Fault Scarp left behind by the great quake of 1872


The house in the Alabama Hills


The Sierra peaks are in clouds on this day but Lone Pine Peak, seen above, is the peak seen over the left side of the roof. The peak is about 7.6 miles away as the raven flies. The elevation gain is only 8255 ft and the first 4 miles has a pretty gentle slope.


The great room.

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