Rock Climbing & Bouldering

Rock_ClimbingPeople from around the world come to Inyo County to find themselves between a rock and a hard place. The diverse rock formations of the Eastern Sierra provide ample opportunities for exciting year-round rock climbing and bouldering. The Gorge, Buttermilks, Alabama Hills, and Happy and Sad Boulders of Volcanic Tablelands are a just a few of the world’s renowned sport climbing areas that you’ll find in Inyo County.

Year-Round Fishing

California_FishingInyo County tops the list of premier fishing destinations among avid anglers. The Eastern Sierra’s hidden alpine lakes and streams, Owens River, Owens Valley tributaries, and annual trout derbies offer year-round reel and fly fishing. The California Department of Fish and Game stocks Alper’s Trophy Trout at various Inyo County locations. Anglers can also catch California golden trout, rainbows, bass, catfish, and crappie. Regular trout season in Inyo County runs from the last Saturday in April through October.

Fall Colors

California Eastern Sierra Fall Colors. Our natural landscape in the Eastern Sierra, where rugged granite canyons are carved by rushing streams and framed by an azure sky, offers a spellbinding contrast of colors during autumn golden, crimson and orange aspen and cottonwoods as far as the eye can see. The best time to see this spectacular array is generally mid-September to mid-October.

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