FAREWELL TO YOSEMITE AND HELLO EASTERN SIERRAS
After breakfast we went our separate ways, Klara back to Idaho, and Tina and Justin back to Ohio. It was wonderful to all be together for the past four days.
George and I headed for the Tioga Pass Road and onto the Eastern Sierras. Along the way we took in the hike to Dog Lake and the view of Lembert Dome. Just after leaving the Park we turned off to the North to visit Saddlebag Lake where we had hiked and camped almost thirty years ago.
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Then there was plenty of snow pack in the Sierras and the Lake was quite large. Today the lake is quite low with the shoreline being quite a distance from the boat launch area.
After walking around the area we were off to Bishop for a stop at the famous Schat’s Bakkery. Here we picked up a couple of loaves of bread for ourselves and friends, and deli sandwiches for dinner. We then headed for Big Pine, 13 miles down Rte. 395 to our motel. The Big Pine Motel is where we stay every year for Bishop Mule Days.