Day 274: Hiking and Biking the Alabama Hills

Out of curiosity, I overlaid the biggest local climb back home, up Perkins drive to the top of Bear Mountain, on top of yesterday’s climb up Whitney Portal.  Perkins climb is to scale and in purple below:

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This afternoon, after homeschool, we went for a short hike in the Alabama Hills in search of Mobius Arch.  The cactus were blooming:

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At last we found the arch:

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We found smaller arches as well:

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This was the first blooming Cholla we’ve ever seen:

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After the hike, we put the knobby tires on the bikes and went for a ride amongst the hills.  Some sections were pretty tough, but we had a great time:

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Another beautiful day in the Alabama Hills:

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Day 273: Hors Catégorie to Whitney Portal
Day 275: Another day in the Alabama Hills

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