Friday
Dec062013

Sunday April 6, 2014 - Masonic Gulch Hike

Join us for a moderately strenuous hike in Masonic Gulch in the northern Bodie Hills in the Toiyabe National Forest.  We will explore this beautiful & rugged area on foot. Estimated hike distance is 5-6 miles.     

We will meet in Mammoth at 8am at the Union Bank (next to Vons). From there we will drive to Lee Vining where we will convene in front of the Mono Lake Committee offices at 8:45am. From there we will carpool to the trailhead.

Layers, gloves, hat, sunglasses should all be considered required. Outing limited to 12 participants. Registration required. For more info or to register please contact Jeff Hunter at jeff@bodiehills.org or call him at 423-322-7866. 

Friday
Dec062013

Sunday Jan 12, 2014 - Snowshoe Aurora Canyon Road in the Bodie Hills

This out & back snowshoe trip will explore the beautiful Bodie Hills. We will have opportunities to see wildlife including raptors. Wildlife tracks should be abundant in the snow.

We will meet at the Union Bank (next to Vons) in Mammoth Lakes at 8am. The group will then drive to Bridgeport and convene at the Forest Service Bridgeport Ranger District Office on Hwy 395 just south of Bridgeport (on right) at 9am.  We will then drive to Aurora Canyon Road and park near the baseball field. From there we will snowshoe up toward Potato Peak. In the event of no snow, we will hike to the summits of Potato Peak & Bodie Mountain. 

This out & back outing has a total distance estimated at 8-10 miles. This is a strenuous outing, with a good climb on the way in, so participants must be experienced.  Please bring water (2-3 liters), snacks, and a bag lunch.  Temperatures in the Bodie Hills can be some of the coldest in the lower 48 states, so please dress appropriately. Layers, gloves, hat, sunglasses should all be considered required. Outing limited to 12 participants. Registration required. For more info or to register please email Jeff Hunter at jeff@bodiehills.org or call him at 423-322-7866. 

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