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 feel happy to leave pavement and drive the dirt road into Granite Mountains Wilderness again

2085-granite-mtns-wilderness.jpg Highway 120 escorts me across yellow Adobe Valley to Granite Mountains Wilderness Thumbnails The FJ parks at the end of the dirt road and I begin a short late-afternoon hike Highway 120 escorts me across yellow Adobe Valley to Granite Mountains Wilderness Thumbnails The FJ parks at the end of the dirt road and I begin a short late-afternoon hike Highway 120 escorts me across yellow Adobe Valley to Granite Mountains Wilderness Thumbnails The FJ parks at the end of the dirt road and I begin a short late-afternoon hike Highway 120 escorts me across yellow Adobe Valley to Granite Mountains Wilderness Thumbnails The FJ parks at the end of the dirt road and I begin a short late-afternoon hike Highway 120 escorts me across yellow Adobe Valley to Granite Mountains Wilderness Thumbnails The FJ parks at the end of the dirt road and I begin a short late-afternoon hike