Two RV Gypsies: Full-Time RVers
The Palm Springs Tram arrived at the top of the mountain
Mount San Jacinto State Park
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Mount San Jacinto State Park is in the San Jacinto Mountains, of the Peninsular Ranges system, in Riverside County, California. A majority of the park is within the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. - elevation 10,834 feet above sea level - It is the second highest peak and mountain range in Southern California. It is accessible by the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Plant life has little opportunity to recover form one season to the next.
Karen at the welcome sign
Karen, Lee, & Ilse at the welcome sign
Lee and Ilse on the Long Valley Deck and the steep beginning down - which was really rough to come back up after hours of hiking
Lee & Ilse on the Long Valley Deck
Lee & Ilse
Lee and Ilse studying the trail map
 
Lee & Ilse studying the trail map
scenery
Different scenes on the way to the top of the mountain - where the view was spectacular.
scenery
scenery
scenery
scenery
scenery
a small dam
scenery
scenery
a tall tree
the path
scenery
scenery
scenery
scenery
another path
a big tree
close-up of the tree bark
Lee admiring the scenery
scenery and some old snow
a small stream
a squirrel in a tree
a squirrel in a tree
a squirrel in a tree
SCENERY
SCENERY
Lee Duquette on the trail
view from the top
The two RV Gypsies finally reached the top for the best view, and Ilse definitely wanted the best view.
Ilse climbing for a better view
Ilse climbing for a better view
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
view from the top
a fallen tree
scenery
scenery
scenery
Lee Duquette climbed a small rocky hill that had patches of icy snow.
Lee climbs a small rocky hill that has patches of icy snow
Lee climbs a small rocky hill that has patches of icy snow
Lee climbs a small rocky hill that has patches of icy snow
old icy snow in the rocks
Lee sticking out his tongue
Lee climbs a small rocky hill that has patches of icy snow
Lee climbs a small rocky hill that has patches of icy snow
Lee Duquette came to a patch of icy snow and threw a hard snowball at Karen.
Lee finds a patch of icy snow and throws a snowball at Karen
Lee finds a patch of icy snow and throws a snowball at Karen
Lee finds a patch of icy snow and throws a snowball at Karen
Lee finds a patch of icy snow and throws a snowball at Karen
A Steller's Jay and a Woodpecker
A Steller's Jay
A Steller's Jay
a woodpecker in a tree
Menu for the two RV Gypsies in California - April 2009

California photos are in 28 separate sections found below. Some sections may have more than one page so that the photos will upload faster. You may visit these sections in any order you choose. Each section will have this menu so that visitors do not have to keep returning here in order to continue the California adventures. There is also a link to Oregon at the very bottom of the California menu.

Kaweah Park Resort and a bobcat

Three Rivers and Lake Kaweah

driving scenery

Sequoia National Park

Kings Canyon
- big sequoia trees

Yosemite Nat'l Park

El Capitan

Bridalveil and Yosemite Falls

Indian Flat RV Park

 

 
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