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showers in mammoth lakes

Postby rruby » Wed Sep 29, 2010 12:34 am

Going back to climb banner form Ediza lake side this time. I was wondering if anyone is aware of shower facilities in Mammoth Lakes; i.e. similar to the $5 shower in Lone Pine Hostel.

Also, are there any hostels in mammoth lakes?
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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby mrchad9 » Wed Sep 29, 2010 12:39 am

Save your money. There are free showers at Reds Meadow campground. Powered by hot springs. Best shower I have ever had.

But I think there is an optional donation box.
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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby dskoon » Wed Sep 29, 2010 12:51 am

Yeah, the showers/tubs at Reds Meadow are nice, as I remember from long ago. My son and I recently tried to take a tub there after hiking, but, line was a bit long, so we bailed. :x
There is a hostel in Mammoth, though I don't know the name. I did a little research on same subject awhile back. Do a little googling and you'll find it. Sounded alright.
San Juaquin River, or any of the swimmable lakes, are good for getting clean. No suds, though.
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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby rruby » Wed Sep 29, 2010 1:05 am

Thanks,

Didn't know that. Just checked it out on the internet. Just what i need before the long drive back to SF, or maybe a stoop in yosemite for a dayhike.
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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby MiguelVieira » Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:20 am

climber.org maintains a list of showers near Sierra Nevada trailheads. Looks pretty up-to-date.
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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby Denjem » Thu Sep 30, 2010 5:26 pm

Mammoth Mountain Main Lodge. $5. Pay at the front desk.
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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby JackYoung » Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:14 am

Hot springs at Red's Meadow are permanently closed by the Mono Co Health Dept.
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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby mrchad9 » Sat Jul 27, 2013 5:14 am

Booooooo!

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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby Greg Enright » Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:23 am

I wonder why Mono County health department went over there in the first place, as Reds Meadow is in Madera County. I must say that even when I used to spend lots of time at hot springs, those springs were too skanky for my taste.
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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby toxo » Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:12 pm

Sometimes, just standing out in the rain to take a cold shower is fine, too.
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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby Bob Burd » Sat Jul 27, 2013 11:56 pm

toxo wrote:Sometimes, just standing out in the rain to take a cold shower is fine, too.


How was Clyde?
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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby JackYoung » Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:41 am

Showers are $5 at the RV park right when you pull into town.
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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby toxo » Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:56 am

Bob Burd wrote:
toxo wrote:Sometimes, just standing out in the rain to take a cold shower is fine, too.


How was Clyde?


Great times, and we did not get caught in a thunderstorm. Weather was beautiful yesterday.

BTW, the approach is 10 miles, not 7-8. Incidentally, we sandbagged Shitler a bunch.
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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby Bob Burd » Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:54 am

Nice! Glad you had fun, and sorry I missed out on it. You really should consider joining for at least a few days on the Challenge. That would be fun on the same order, I imagine.

TOPO does underestimate distances, but not usually by that much:
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Re: showers in mammoth lakes

Postby toxo » Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:35 pm

Bob Burd wrote:Nice! Glad you had fun, and sorry I missed out on it. You really should consider joining for at least a few days on the Challenge. That would be fun on the same order, I imagine.

TOPO does underestimate distances, but not usually by that much


Yea, what gives, Sihler invited you. :(

We intend to attend the Challenge for a couple of days. We are too pussy to do big day after big day.

We got the distance by adding up the waypoint miles on our map. Pulled it out around Shadow Lake, and had a collective "Oh, shit!" moment.

This is what you missed out on. Nothing like some girl on girl minaret action during Ramadan:

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What's harder? Getting to 2nd base with Daria, or escaping the moderation queue purgatory, lol?

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Clearly, there is something more interesting happening on the other minaret.

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Are you guise done???

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