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  1. Tioga Pass Road likely to open early MayRead the original story

    Thursday | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    ... low; I'm sure Olmsted Point is mostly exposed granite at this time." The road, also known as S.R. 120 West, links Lee Vining to Crane Flat via Yosemite National Park and is considered to be one of the Eastern Sierra's greatest tourism assets as it ...

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  2. Saddlebag Lake panoramaRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | TrekEarth

    ... from Highway 120 - Tioga Pass Road. There is lodging a short drive down the eastern slope to the small town of Lee Vining. The Lake is within the U.S. Forest Service area known as "20 Lakes Basin". Backpacking is popular here. The beginning of the ...

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  3. Bringing bighorns back from the brinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | The Inyo Register

    ... celebrated a significant milestone when the number of bighorn sheep reached 500, in five separate herds from Lee Vining to Lone Pine. That milestone allowed DFW to begin taking animals from existing herds and transplanting them to new locations, ...

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  4. County unveils a much scaled-down REGPARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Inyo Register

    ... earlier this year, was to confine any potential development to those 14 areas. But residents from as far north as Lee Vining and as far south as Los Angeles, said the REDAs were too large, included too much untouched land, impacted too many views ...

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  5. Linda Sue Fulp ID'd as driver killed in Mono crashRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | The Record-Courier

    ... to CHP Bridgeport Commander Lt. Ron Cohan. Multiple CHP personnel were dispatched with Mono City Fire Department, Lee Vining Fire Department and two Mono County Paramedic units. "I would estimate this vehicle was traveling at over 100 mph," Cohan ...

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  6. Linda Sue Fulp ID'd as driver killed in Mono crashRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Record-Courier

    ... Bridgeport Commander Lt. Ron Cohan. Multiple CHP personnel were dispatched along with Mono City Fire Department, Lee Vining Fire Department and two Mono County Paramedic units. "I would estimate this vehicle was traveling at over 100 mph," Cohan ...

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  7. CHP: Speed, Alcohol Factors in Fallon Woman's Deadly AccidentRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | KOLO-TV Reno

    ... morning a gold 2004 Oldsmobile Alero rolled over on Lundy Lake Road, west of 395, in between Bridgeport and Lee Vining. Two people were in the vehicle at the time, 51-year-old Linda Sue Fulp of Fallon and 21-year-old Sabrina Maria Castleberry of ...

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  8. Driver killed, passenger hurt in Mono rolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Inyo Register

    ... about 5:36 a.m. Multiple CHP personnel were dispatched to the scene, along with the Mono City Fire Department, Lee Vining Fire Department and two Mono County Paramedic units. A CHP press release says officers arriving on scene located a 2004 brown ...

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  9. A 2011 Volkswagen lies on its side in Walker Canyon on Saturday.Read the original story

    Mar 2, 2014 | The Record-Courier

    ... he National Weather Service, Mono County bore the brunt of the storm with 9.7 inches of snow falling northwest of Lee Vining, and 4.5 inches falling in Bridgeport.

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  10. The American Landscape 2014 Annual Photo ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | Outdoor Photographer

    On his first trip back to Mono Lake since a school field trip, 2014 American Landscape Contest Contender Jared Carpenter found himself in a "right place at the right time" situation Photographer: Jared Carpenter Location: Mono Lake, Lee Vining, CA When did you take this photograph? December 29, 2011 Equipment: Nikon D90, AF-S Nikkor 10-24mm ... (more)

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  11. High winds cause rollover, hour delays on U.S. Hwy. 395Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2014 | The Inyo Register

    ... CHP received reports of a single-vehicle big rig rollover about a quarter-mile north of State Route 167 north of Lee Vining at about 3:45 p.m. Saturday. At the time of the collision, the CHP said that Caltrans was notifying motorists of extreme wind ...

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  12. Wind topples big rig near Lee ViningRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2014 | The Record-Courier

    Saturday's high winds resulted in the closure of Highway 395 for four hours between Lee Vining and Bridgeport after an 85 mph wind gust toppled a big rig.

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  13. Equal Parts Snow, Sun, Steam, and Pumice: "Early" Season in the Eastern SierraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | Lou Dawson's Backcountry Skiing Blog

    ... "wrap-around" precipitation, often augmented by a little Mono Lake effect. The peaks of the Mono Basin from Lee Vining to June Lake, as well as Mammoth Mountain again, often benefit from this light, cold precip. Optimistic, I got my skis repaired. ...

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  14. Wind, alcohol linked to Mono County crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | The Inyo Register

    High winds between Lee Vining and Bridgeport caused this 33-foot fifth-wheel trailer to overturn, partially blocking traffic on U.S. 395 Saturday night.

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  15. Bennetville - Yosemite Ghost TownRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2014 | TrekEarth

    ... Wagon Road" built in 1883. Gold and Silver mining fever had reached the Sierra Nevada in the region west of Lee Vining. The Great Sierra Consolidated Silver Company needed a dirt road crossing the mountains from the west to their mining operations. ...

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  16. Sunrise Lake - Tioga Pass RoadRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2014 | TrekEarth

    ... the first snow fall. Continuing eastward on Tioga Road ends at the junction with Highway 395 at the small town of Lee Vining. Highway 395 is a fine route running south to north to explore the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range and the ...

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  17. 5 Awesome Places to Go Ice Climbing in the USRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2014 | Buzzle.com

    ... not a regular feature here, and it has only been climbed a few times. The California Alpine Guides also recommend Lee Vining and June Lake ice climbing areas in the Eastern Sierra Nevada. These places are deemed suitable for beginners, with courses ...

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  18. 5 Awesome Places to Go Ice Climbing in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2014 | Buzzle.com

    ... not a regular feature here, and it has only been climbed a few times. The California Alpine Guides also recommend Lee Vining and June Lake ice climbing areas in the Eastern Sierra Nevada. These places are deemed suitable for beginners, with courses ...

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  19. Olmstead PointRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2014 | TrekEarth

    ... Meadows rustic lodge with limited accomodations. An alternative is to continue driving east about 15 miles to Lee Vining which has about 3 hotels. Hi, Ray, Just impressive landscape... I have never seen this part of California, or... or I just ...

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  20. Sick of Skiing? Consider SkijoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... ice ax in each hand to plunge into the ice, then "walk" up toward. Sierra Mountain Center runs guided courses in Lee Vining, a canyon in California's Eastern Sierra with some 50 different climbing routes. Beginners learn on waterfalls less than 100 ...

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