Explore the mountain on foot or on a bike surrounded by tall golden trees. The gondola, which runs until the end of September, will take you as high as 11,000 feet. Imagine the majestic views of peaks and lakes from there. You won’t be disappointed if you go later. The Eastern Sierra region has many rocky canyons with rushing brooks and is home to some supreme fall colors. You get to choose among beautiful fall hikes to stunning hills and lakes.