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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.  

Glaciology & Volcanology in Lee Vining Canyon w/ Jean Redle – 7/1/22

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!

Volunteer Backcountry Stewardship Week | Cottonwood Creek

  Join Friends of the Inyo and the White Mountain Ranger District of the Inyo National Forest for a spectacular three days of stewardship in the White Mountains Wilderness. We'll be working to restore roads in Wilderness and removing obsolete cattle exclosures, and we'll also save plenty of time for hiking, sharing stories, and enjoying a beautiful place. Trip dates are July 5-8, 2022. Check back soon for more trip details. Space is limited—RSVP now to stewardship@friendsoftheinyo.org to ask questions or hold your spot! Participants are responsible for all their own gear and food. Friends of the Inyo provides itinerary,...

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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.  

Hydrology of the Sierra Nevada at Virginia Lakes with Bradley Olson – 7/9/22

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!

Volunteer Backcountry Stewardship Week – West Walker River Drainage

Bridgeport CA Bridgeport, CA

Join Friends of the Inyo and the Bridgeport Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest for a spectacular three days of stewardship the Hoover Wilderness. We'll be working to monitor weed species in the West Walker River drainage, and taking care of any trail issues we come across. And we'll also save plenty of time for hiking, sharing stories, and enjoying a beautiful place. Trip dates are July 14-17, 2022. Space is limited—RSVP now to stewardship@friendsoftheinyo.org to ask questions or hold your spot! Check back soon for more trip details. Participants are responsible for all their own gear and food....

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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.  

Geology of the Eastern Sierra in Mammoth Lakes with Will Young – 7/15/22

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...

Rock Creek Lakes Clean-up

Rock Creek Lakes Resort 1 Upper, Rock Creek Rd, Bishop, CA

Volunteers at Rock Creek in 2019 Join Friends of the Inyo at Rock Creek Lakes Resort to clean up trash and fishing line around the lake and the trails that run to and from. Meet at the Rock Creek Lakes Resort at 8:30am on Saturday, July 16, 2022. Where: Rock Creek Lakes Resort, RSVP is required; Address: 1 Upper, Rock Creek Rd Bishop CA 93514; GPS 37.457763,-118.734833 When: 8:30am on Saturday July 16, 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...

Mammals of the Eastern Sierra at Rock Creek with Lindsay Butcher – 7/16/22

Rock Creek Palisades Parking Lot

Take a stroll along the Upper Rock Creek Canyon trail with Lindsay and learn about the major mammals of the Eastern Sierra Nevada. If you're lucky, you might even see a critter or two! This hike is a moderate 2 miles of trail that wanders beside the creek, beyond the East Fork campground. It starts at the day use parking lot at about 8,300ft elevation and gradually climbs a few hundred feet before turning back around.    When: Hike starts at 1:30 PM and will wrap up around 4:00 PM. Join us in the morning for the Rock Creek Lakes...