Alabama Hills Day – Saturday, April 14
The Alabama Hills Stewardship Group will host the first-ever “Alabama Hills Day” on Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lone Pine Museum of Film History and with “in the field” field trips and self-guided tours in the Alabama Hills. This new annual event is intended to celebrate the uniquely scenic landscape and educate the public about the wide variety of groups that use and enjoy the Alabama Hills, including Friends of the Inyo, which will be among the 20 to 30 user groups and information tables at the film museum. Come by and say hello! Admission is free. For more information, call Chris Langley at (760) 937-1189 or FOI Membership & Outreach Manager Catherine Billey at (760) 873-6500.
Grouse Mountain Hike – Saturday, April 14
One of Friends of the Inyo’s seasonal favorite explorations, join us for six hours of moderate hiking up to Grouse Mountain which is uniquely positioned below Mt. Humphreys and Mt. Tom for great views. Add fantastical rock formations, newly arrived migrant birds, and interesting flora and you have all the ingredients for a terrific spring hike! Meet 8 a.m. at the FOI Office, 819 North Barlow Lane, Bishop, or 8:30 a.m. at the Line Street (Hwy 168) and Buttermilk turn off. Please bring clothing for any weather condition, food and water. Dogs okay. Email leader Todd Vogel at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Conglomerate Mesa Hike – Sunday, April 15
Rising south of the Inyo Mountains near the mining ghost town of Cerro Gordo, Conglomerate Mesa lies just outside the west boundary of Death Valley National Park with terrain including mixed pinon, juniper forest, sage brush and Joshua Trees. Join Friends of the Inyo from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for this moderate hiking exploration! Meet in Lone Pine at the Inter-Agency Visitor Center one mile south of town. Bring clothing for any weather condition, food and water. Dogs okay. For more information, email leader Todd Vogel at email@example.com.