ABOVE: LUNDY CANYON
BELOW: PANUM CRATER
BELOW: KEOUGH'S HOT SPRINGS FREE POOLS
Meet in the town of Lone Pine at 1:00 PM....Location: McDonald's
Drive north a few blocks and turn left onto Whitney Portal road. Turn right at Movie road, which soon turns to dirt. Turn right at intersection and Park in "Arches" trail parking lot
1:30-- Alabama Hills easy 1 hour, 1 mile loop, no elevation gain.
3:00 to 5:00 -- Whitney Portal, medium difficulty up to some cascades; 2 miles out and back total with 500 feet elevation gain. Dinner at Whitney Portal
THEN drive 53 miles north on highway 395 and take a soothing dip at Keough Hot Springs. Hike distance: 5 feet.
STAY OVERNIGHT IN TOWN OF BISHOP (7 miles north of Keough). YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE TO FIGURE OUT YOUR OWN LODGING OR CAMPING. The Cheapest hotels are a block away from Highway 395.
SUNDAY HIKES: Drive 1 hour north of Bishop. Distance is 63 miles. Go north on highway 395, and after 55 miles turn right onto highway 120. In 5 miles is the Panum crater parking lot. The crater is a few miles before the shore of Mono lake.
11:00 am--Panum Crater next to Mono Lake (200 feet elevation gain, 1 mile loop);
LUNCH IN TOWN OF LEE VINING
From Panum drive back to highway 395 turn right and drive north 5 miles.
After lunch continue north on 395 and turn left on Lundy Lake road/highway 167. Drive 11 miles to the Resort.
2:00 to 5:00 pm--Lundy Canyon waterfalls. WILDFLOWERS AND WATERFALLS AT LUNDY CANYON ARE INCREDIBLE!!!
Lundy Canyon hike is around 3 hours, around 4 miles with 500 feet elevation gain