Chris Roams

Travel, Adventures, and Photography
Sierra Nevada

Cottonwood Pass

Backpacking in the southern Sierra Nevada
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Death Valley Spring

Another short jaunt out to Death Valley and the eastern Sierras.
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Southern California

Looping from Yosemite to the Mojave and back.
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Sierra Nevada Circumnavigation

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High Sierra Trail

Hiking the High Sierra Trail, from Crescent Meadow to Whitney Portal.20170812-5 Read More…

To The Pacific

Ballarat Truck
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Top of the Country

Summit Portrait
The final push to the summit of Mt Whitney.
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Marmot Country

Consultation Lake
Pushing up the trail towards Mt Whitney to establish a base camp for the summit bid.
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Movie Country

Mt Whitney
Crossing through the Alabama Hills and camping out at Whitney Portal, the last night before starting the climb of Mt Whitney.
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High Country

Horseshoe Meadows Camp
Spending some time enjoying the scenery and adjusting to altitude high in the Sierras.
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Back in the Sand

Tufa and Sierras
Crossing back over the Sierras at night to see Mono Lake.
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Lots of Sierra, Not Much Nevada

Half Dome
Crossing Tioga Road through the Sierra Nevada on New Years Day, spending the night in Yosemite’s Camp 4.
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On the Edge

Mt Whitney
Riding up to Cerro Gordo and through the Owens Valley past Mt Whitney. Walking around Manzanar.
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Half Dome

Just Rainbows
I was in San Francisco for work and brought my backpacking gear along so I could do a side trip into Yosemite. When I arrived in the park I was lucky enough to get a same-day backcountry permit to head out from Glacier Point into Little Yosemite Valley and then up Half Dome via the cables. I spent 2 nights camped in Little Yosemite and exited via the John Muir Trail into Yosemite Valley at Happy Isles.
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Mt Whitney Trail
Hike at the base of Mt Whitney.
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Dante's View
Death Valley and the Owens Valley.
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