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Florence Lake, Sierra National Forest: August 2005

October 24th 2000
In August of 2005, I needed a getaway. It was just a normal 2 day weekend like any other, but this time I had tremendous motivation. And I needed it, Florence lake is just 150 miles from Fresno- but the drive takes almost 3 hours one way. I left Fresno early saturday morning. Within an hour you reach Shaver Lake, a forested Gem at 5000 feet. Soon the grade increases as you reach Huntington Lak ... read more
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17th April 2011

Thanks for the memories
I have been going to Huntington Lake since 1962. Have been swimming in Florence Lake, (think a got a bit of hypothermia), drove on the crazy road from Huntington to Florence, sat in a hot pool at Mono (in other words, done it all). Love your pictures. Thank you. Nina

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