Hiking, camping and 4WD in the Mojave Desert, Death Valley and Eastern Sierra

These days I'm driving a Toyota FJ Cruiser on desert dirt roads instead of the 10-ton bicycle of all those years past–and then hiking from there. Things change!

I spend some time checking maps for today's hike in the Granite Mountains Wilderness

0640-taylor-canyon.jpg Night passes and I wake up to a peaceful, hazy morning in Taylor Canyon Thumbnails Flowering by the stream behind my tent are some monkeyflowers Night passes and I wake up to a peaceful, hazy morning in Taylor Canyon Thumbnails Flowering by the stream behind my tent are some monkeyflowers Night passes and I wake up to a peaceful, hazy morning in Taylor Canyon Thumbnails Flowering by the stream behind my tent are some monkeyflowers Night passes and I wake up to a peaceful, hazy morning in Taylor Canyon Thumbnails Flowering by the stream behind my tent are some monkeyflowers Night passes and I wake up to a peaceful, hazy morning in Taylor Canyon Thumbnails Flowering by the stream behind my tent are some monkeyflowers