Last July, I took a trip up the Owens Valley of California on U.S. 395 and ended up camping in Mammoth Lakes.
It was a nice trip, but a little on the warm side. That was fine with me.
Below, is a photo of The Beast parked at Mammoth Lakes Village:
Below, is what the Mammoth Lakes area looks like today:
It does appear that the drought in California has ended.
According to the Los Angeles Times:
Storms drenched the San Francisco Bay Area and created blizzard conditions in parts of the Sierra Nevada over the last week. They dramatically boosted the Sierra snowpack — a key source of water for California — to 161% of normal and helped rectify the state’s water shortage.