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Geology of the Mono Basin

Sunday 7:30 AM-11:30 AM
Trip# 423: Geology of the Mono Basin
Description: Join Yosemite National Park geologist Greg Stock for a combination driving and hiking tour of the stunning geology of the Mono Basin. From volcanic craters to glacial moraines, massive mountains to tufa towers, the Mono Basin holds some of the most spectacular and accessible geology anywhere in the world. This field trip will present, in understandable fashion, the geologic stories behind such scenic wonders as Mono Lake, the Mono Craters, Lee Vining Canyon, and Tioga Pass. If you've ever wanted to know more about what formed the diverse landscapes of the Mono Basin, this trip is for you. (est. driving miles: 35; hiking difficulty: easy to moderate)
Current Weather Conditions in Lee Vining:
Broken clouds, 69° (Feels Like: 67°)
Wind: ESE @ 3mph with 7mph gusts
Visibility: 10,000 ft
Forecast for Sunday June 18:
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Transportation: Carpool/Personal Vehicle
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