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Alabama Hills Interpretive Hikes

 Alabama Hills Interpretive Hikes Have you found yourself hiking through the corridors and crags of the Alabama Hills in awe, wondering how this dramatic landscape came to be? Why does this ancient landscape, nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills, look so different from the Sierra Nevada? What are the secretive flora and fauna you see […]

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John Wayne True Grit Series this Saturday in Lone Pine

Press release NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — The ultimate western race has arrived with the launch of John Wayne Grit Series the first annual fundraising event by the John Wayne Cancer Foundation (JWCF), whose mission is to bring courage, strength and grit to the fight against cancer. Runners and hikers will trek across stunning natural landscapes that were once where John […]

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Mt. Whitney through Mobius arch in Alabama Hills.  Photo by Andrew Kirk

Alabama Hills, Death Valley benefit from bill in Congress

News release from Rep. Paul Cook’s office WASHINGTON- Tuesday, the US Senate passed S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act, introduced by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska). The bill passed the Senate overwhelmingly. The National Resources Management Act was a package of bipartisan public lands-related bills that passed the House or Senate in the previous Congress. […]

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Bill introduced to make Alabama Hills a National Scenic Area

– Press release from Congressman Paul Cook’s office Congressman Paul Cook introduced HR 496, the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area Establishment Act, legislation that would establish the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area. This designation would encompass 18,610 acres of the scenic Alabama Hills and would preserve it for recreational use by the public and future generations. […]

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Hike the Alabama Hills movie locations

Movie Flat Hike Planned for Alabama Hills  (Press Release) The Bureau of Land Management will hold a hike to see movie locations in the Alabama Hills on Saturday, Jan. 26. Participants should meet at 10 a.m.at the Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center, corner of Routes 395 and 136 in Lone Pine, to carpool to the […]

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Check out the arches

Interpretive Hike to View Natural Arches Planned for the Alabama Hills on March 31 Another in the series of interpretive hikes to view arches in the Alabama Hills is planned for late March. The next hike is on Saturday, March 31 (weather permitting). Dave Kirk, Alabama Hills steward for the Bureau of Land Management’s Bishop […]

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