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Whitney Portal Damage Assessments Underway | Area Closed Until Further Notice

Mt. Whitney area, (above Lone Pine), CA, June 25, 2020 – On June 24 at 10:40 am a 5.8 earthquake centered approximately 12 miles from Lone Pine, CA triggered several high-altitude rock-slides. The most significant slide occurred south of the main parking area at Whitney Portal. At this time, there are no reported injuries or […]

 
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Let the sun shine! Visitor Center in Lone Pine turns on solar system

USFS press release The Inyo National Forest is pleased to announce that the solar photovoltaic (PV) system at the Eastern Sierra Visitor Center in Lone Pine was turned on in December. This system should meet nearly 100% of the facility’s electrical demand. “The solar photovoltaic system installation at the visitor center in Lone Pine exemplifies the Forest Service’s commitment […]

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