The plateau of Folois nestles at the southwest foot of Mount Erymanthus, in Hleia. Its name derived from mythology and the king of the Centaurs, Follo, friend of Hercules. Folois forest, with the unrivaled natural beauty, is one of the largest oak forests in Europe.
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Backpacking / Trekking in Mammoth Lakes, Yosemite National Park, California USA
Back-country is perfect for backpacking. Mammoth Lakes back-country is magnificent and primitive at the same time, so you will be on your own. Weather may be unpredictable and even severe in all seasons, so if you plan to backpack, make sure to be informed about the weather conditions and what clothes you should take with you.
For overnight camping, wilderness permits are required. If you want to bring your pet with you, make sure to go to the areas permitted. For your own safety you shouldn’t forget that Sierra is bear country! It is mandatory to use bear-resistant food canisters.
There are many regulations you should follow to your visit. If you need more information about back-country backpacking call the California Welcome Center – Mammoth Lakes at 760-924-5500.