SIERRA HIKER 11/7/12

11/7/12 The Sierra Hiker official photographers David & Carol submitted quite a few unique shots this week from the Lakes Basin area.  Here they are.

Geese at Packer Lake

Packer Lake

Packer Lake Lodge

Packer Lake

Salmon Lake Lodge

Gold Lake

Sand Pond

Caltrans Workers on Hywy 49 on the way to Lakes Basin

10/31/12 Last Sunday the 28th the Sierra Hiker took some pictures at Sardine Lake and then watched some deer argue in his own back yard.

First snow 2012 at Sardine Lake

Reflection on Sardine Lake

Some bucks argue about territory and who gets the apples..

Yeh, looks like I’m the best…

Was it about me or the apples?

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10/24/12 The Sierra Hiker has some spectacular pictures of Canyon Creek in Sierra County.

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10/17/12 Sierra Hiker visited one of the oldest inhabited area of our county Poker Flat,  you need 4×4 to get there but well worth the trip, see this Poker Flat history

10/10/12 This week Sierra Hiker takes us to Rock Creek see Rock Creek Locator

I’m thinking this was a heavy water year… not this year for sure..

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10/3/12 Once again Sierra Hiker looks towards the Sierra Buttes while visiting Saxonia Lake see here Saxsonia info

You can see the Lookout on the top of the Sierra Buttes.

Saxonia Lake

Saxonia Lake from the Trail

9/26/12 Eureka Diggins isn’t the usual tourist destination, but is definitely an interesting place to visit go here to read more Eureka Diggins

Beautiful and devastation at the same moment.

Why hydraulic mining is not a good thing.

Nature tries to reclaim it’s natural state.

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9/19/12 Sierra Hiker takes some old standby favorite spots to visit this week, can’t beat the old favorites at Sierra Buttes, Upper Sardine and Sardine Lakes, looking forward to the new season.

The Buttes above Upper Sardine

Sardine Lake in winter

Sierra Buttes in Winter

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9/12/12 Taking a hike to Grass Lake in Sierra County  Grass Lake Directions and Pauly Falls Pauly Falls to spectacular places the Sierra Hiker loves to visit.

Beautiful Grass Lake in Sierra County

Grass Lake (see the section continues under the clear water)

Beautiful Pauly Falls, well worth the hike.

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9/5/12 The Sierra Hiker scales the Saddleback Lookout for some spectacular views.

Saddleback Lookout

Spectacular view as promised.

You are here.

8/29/12 The Sierra Hiker visits the shore of Gold Lake, hikes above to get a picture of Gold Lake and then Gold Lake and Squaw Lake together.

Is that gold? Along the shore of Gold Lake

Beautiful Gold Lake

Gold Lake and Squaw Lake

8/22/12 This week the Sierra Hiker visits the Sierra Butte Lookout, the Sardine, Upper Sardine and Young American Lakes, spots a couple of Pacific Crest hikers and sees a fisherman at Packer Lake.

Sierra Buttes Lookout, worth the effort to get there.

 

Pacific Coast Trail hikers enjoy a moment on the mountain

8/15/12 Sierra Hiker visits Horse Lake, Deer Lake and Humbug Falls.

Hikers who look like they may be from San Luis Obispo walk along Horse Lake

Deer Lake, several deer are hidden in the pines across the lake

 See here Humbug Falls

See here Deer Lake

See Here Horse Lake

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Well known from exclamations of “Humbug” when first viewed.

8/8/12 Sierra Hiker visits historical Brandy City for some great photos. For more history on Brandy City click here Brandy City History

Brandy City Cemetery

Fence along hiking trail around the Pond

Frazier Falls

 

Frazier Falls with Carol, Tanner, Emma & Mason

 

 

 

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