My California - Convict Lake

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For this weeks Show Us Your California contest by @socalsteemit I take a short hike and try some fishing at...

Convict Lake!!

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After hiking the Mammoth Crest I spent a few days in the Long Valley Caldera enjoying the hot springs while waiting out a rain storm. After a couple days I was getting restless so although it was still raining I decided to go out and take a hike around Convict lake and try some trout fishing there.

Hiking around the lake
Trail junction with the Convict creek trail on the far side of the lake
Overlooking Convict lake

The hike was nice despite it raining on and off. I didn't catch (or even see) any fish, but I still really enjoyed checking out the lake. I'd been meaning to check it out for years now, and I finally did! Now I really want to get back out there sometime for some real backpacking and mountain climbing adventures! After enjoying my day at the lake, I headed south on Route 395 and started getting ready for my next adventure in the Eastern High Sierra!

Until next time...

I hope you have enjoyed this glimpse into

My California!!

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_all photos by @derekrichardson_
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27.12.2019 15:39

As always i want to be that fly on your shoulder and experience all

27.12.2019 16:44

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27.12.2019 22:43
Thank you for participating in this weeks Show us Your California contest!
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