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Nature-Based Yoga + Trail Clean-Up w/ Jean Redle in Lee Vining

Gus Hess Park 129 Mattly Ave, Lee Vining, CA

Jean will be leading a Nature-Based Yoga Program every Friday from 8-9:15 am at Gus Hess Park. Participants are also invited to join her afterwards on a Naturalist Walk/Stewardship Trail Cleanup at a different trail each week. This will start at 10 AM. ***Note: On 7/1, 8/5, and 9/2, yoga will instead be followed by Jean's interpretive program at Junction Campground off the Tioga Rd between Ellery Lake and the Tioga Pass Resort.*** Bring your own yoga mat or towel. Questions? E-mail jean@friendsoftheinyo.org. Would you consider giving to Friends of the Inyo?      Will you help Friends of the Inyo continue...

Hydrology of the Sierra Nevada at Virginia Lakes with Bradley Olson – 8/13/22

Virginia Lakes Trailhead

Water: The Giver of Life in the Sierra Nevada Come hike with Trail Ambassador Bradley Olson up Virginia Lakes Canyon and learn about the hydrology of the Sierra Nevada. Discussions will include how water has played a pivotal role in shaping the Sierra in the past, created the many ecosystems we see today, and how crucial water will be to the area in the future. Time: 9:00-12:30 (3.5 hours) Location: Virginia Lakes Trailhead Distance: ~3 mi (Round Trip) Elevation gain: ~300 ft Space on this hike is limited to 12 folks. RSVP below today to secure your spot! Would you...

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Nature-Based Yoga + Trail Clean-Up w/ Jean Redle in Lee Vining

Gus Hess Park 129 Mattly Ave, Lee Vining, CA

Jean will be leading a Nature-Based Yoga Program every Friday from 8-9:15 am at Gus Hess Park. Participants are also invited to join her afterwards on a Naturalist Walk/Stewardship Trail Cleanup at a different trail each week. This will start at 10 AM. ***Note: On 7/1, 8/5, and 9/2, yoga will instead be followed by Jean's interpretive program at Junction Campground off the Tioga Rd between Ellery Lake and the Tioga Pass Resort.*** Bring your own yoga mat or towel. Questions? E-mail jean@friendsoftheinyo.org. Would you consider giving to Friends of the Inyo?      Will you help Friends of the Inyo continue...

Join Friends of the Inyo for the Grand Opening of our Lone Pine Satellite Office Friday, Aug. 19!

Friends of the Inyo Lone Pine Satellite Office 142 East Bush Street, Lone Pine, CA

Please come to an Open House from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 19, at our new satellite office space, located at 142 East Bush Street, across from the post office in Lone Pine. There will be free food, drinks, and the opportunity to meet our board and staff, and to mix & mingle with your Eastern Sierra neighbors. No RSVP necessary. Just show up! While Friends of the Inyo has always worked to protect and care for the lands of Southern Inyo County, the opening of our Lone Pine office is an important demonstration of our long-term commitment to...

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Geology of the Eastern Sierra in Mammoth Lakes with Will Young – 8/20/22

Duck Pass Trail Head

Take in the Mammoth Lakes Basin with Will and learn about the geology of the Eastern Sierra Nevada. This is a moderate 1.2 miles round trip hike with 375 feet of elevation gain. Meet at Heart Lake Trailhead the north end of the Duck Pass Trailhead parking lot in the Mammoth Lakes Basin.   When: hike starts at 9:00 and will wrap up around 11:30-12:00.  Bring sturdy shoes, snacks, water, hat, sunglasses, binoculars if you use them and any other essentials for a few hours of hiking.  Space on this hike is limited to 12 folks. RSVP below today to...

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Nature-Based Yoga + Trail Clean-Up w/ Jean Redle in Lee Vining

Gus Hess Park 129 Mattly Ave, Lee Vining, CA

Jean will be leading a Nature-Based Yoga Program every Friday from 8-9:15 am at Gus Hess Park. Participants are also invited to join her afterwards on a Naturalist Walk/Stewardship Trail Cleanup at a different trail each week. This will start at 10 AM. ***Note: On 7/1, 8/5, and 9/2, yoga will instead be followed by Jean's interpretive program at Junction Campground off the Tioga Rd between Ellery Lake and the Tioga Pass Resort.*** Bring your own yoga mat or towel. Questions? E-mail jean@friendsoftheinyo.org. Would you consider giving to Friends of the Inyo?      Will you help Friends of the Inyo continue...

Mt Whitney History with Cordero Chavez – 8/26/2022

Meysan Lake Trailhead

Explore all facets of the history of the highest mountain in the contiguous United States, Mt Whitney. Cordero will lead you on a hike as he shares information and insights into the flora, fauna, and rich human and natural history of this peak known around the world. Meet at 9 AM at Whitney Portal, near the Meysan Lakes Trailhead for a moderate hike lasting roughly 3 hours. Bring sturdy shoes, snacks, water, hat, sunglasses, binoculars if you use them and any other essentials for a few hours of hiking. Space on this hike is limited to 12 folks. RSVP below...

Independence/Onion Valley Trails Day

Onion Valley Trailhead

Join Friends of the Inyo at the Onion Valley/Kearsarge Pass Trailhead to make some repairs to the Robinson Lake Trail, including installing a new footbridge. Meet at the main parking area at 8:30am on Saturday, August 27, 2022. Where: Onion Valley/Kearsarge Pass Trailhead, Independence, CA 93526 When: 8:30am on Saturday August 27, 2022 Social distancing and mask wearing will be encouraged. About the Event: All ages are welcome. Bring sunscreen, closed-toed shoes, hat, water and snacks for a morning of work. We will provide gloves, tools, and good cheer. We'll have snacks, refreshments, and a great raffle waiting for participants...

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Nature-Based Yoga + Trail Clean-Up w/ Jean Redle in Lee Vining

Gus Hess Park 129 Mattly Ave, Lee Vining, CA

Jean will be leading a Nature-Based Yoga Program every Friday from 8-9:15 am at Gus Hess Park. Participants are also invited to join her afterwards on a Naturalist Walk/Stewardship Trail Cleanup at a different trail each week. This will start at 10 AM. ***Note: On 7/1, 8/5, and 9/2, yoga will instead be followed by Jean's interpretive program at Junction Campground off the Tioga Rd between Ellery Lake and the Tioga Pass Resort.*** Bring your own yoga mat or towel. Questions? E-mail jean@friendsoftheinyo.org. Would you consider giving to Friends of the Inyo?      Will you help Friends of the Inyo continue...

Fire & Ice Interpretive Hike in Lee Vining Canyon w/ Jean Redle – 9/2/22

Junction Campground 2 Junction Campground, Lee Vining, CA

Fire and Ice: a land of contrasts The Sierra Nevada and the Mono Basin have been sculpted by volcanoes, glaciations and wildfires. Explore the changing environment and mining history on a 4 hour walk from Junction Campground (between Tioga Pass Resort and Ellery Lake off the Tioga Road) to Bennetville Mine to Fantail Lake. Hike is 3.72 miles long (round trip), with 474 feet of vertical gain. Bring lunch, water and layers. Space on this hike is limited to 12 folks. RSVP below today to secure your spot! Would you consider giving to Friends of the Inyo?      Will...