The Casa Diablo geothermal power plant.
Our host at the Casa Diablo geothermal power plant, operations manager Andy gives the class an overview of geothermal power production.
A little re-caf rest stop in Lee Vining at Latte Da!
Ahhh, fully caffienated, the gang (Sarah, Alex, Elizabeth, Sarah, Steven, Jacob) are ready to take on the day!
Seven ants on a log.
Conway Summit Jump!
Group shot at Conway Summit.
A lunch break in the Bodie Hills
We have a new mascot!
The miners prepare for a descent into the Bodie gold mines.
Bryan, Liz, Alex, and Matt search for clues in the great Bodie scavenger hunt.
Bingo! Alex, Matt, Andy, and Marco find the evidence in the General Store.
Dave James, our guide at the Standard Stamp Mill, in front of the Hoover house.
Dave shows us the giant camshaft at the stamp mill.
Inside the stamp mill, Dave shows Charity the remains of a miner's boot.
And outside the stamp mill, Sarah and Matt enjoy the 'fresh air'--a May blizzard!
Bodie in a snowstorm.
A group shot at the Bodie museum. What's that white stuff?
The three banditos find a little protection from the snow.
After the snowstorm, a little R&R at 'Wild Willies' hot spring.
Elizabeth takes a few field notes on the hydrologic system...
Back at the ranch, Katie shows off the latest in hot spring fashion.
Elizabeth and Bryan discuss options for a rec day hike with Dave Dore.
Steven and Liz show what obsidian can do to a pair of field pants...
Getting ready for 'Dante's Peak'!
Fifteen kids, two dads and a mom!