The Silver State

If you head east into the Sierras from Sonora, you come to Pinecrest Lake. Its about a 40 mile drive, and you climb up to 6000 foot elevation. The lake is a state park and has a campground. We found a campsite online that said it was big enough for us, so we booked three… Continue Reading


Hey, Let’s visit Yosemite

We left the Monterey area and spent easy days driving across the central valley to the foothills of the Sierras. It took some searching, but we found a place in the historic gold mining town of Columbia. The campground is the site of an old Marble quarry, and we have a quiet spot shaded by oak… Continue Reading