We Just got finished spending the week end with the Overland Bound Crew at their 2019 Sierra Rally at Bald Mountain near Shaver Lake California. If your not familiar, Overland Bound ( https://www.overlandbound.com/ ) is an Overlanding group that promotes respect for both nature and each other. One of their founding principles is:
A connection with nature is paramount
We believe a connection with the great outdoors is a key to living. It gives us perspective, keeps us grounded, and feeds the explorer and wonderer deep in our DNA. Ignore this, and things get messy.
I'm behind all that and that is exactly what we did. Connected with friends and the outdoors to keep us grounded and feed our life perspectives. Bald Mountain is a granite summit just outside of Shaver Lake and is accessible by most forms of off-road vehicles or by foot. The views from the top are amazing. The climb to the top was shrouded in a light fog which gave a sureal feel to the area and as we reached the summit and opened our doors; the briskness of the altitude became very real. We took a moment and just sat at the top and viewed this wonderful world that we are apart of. Spent some time sharing with fellow travelers then made our way slowly back down to camp. I feel centered; thank you nature!