Inyo National Forest Scenic Drive: Bishop to Big Pine is a 39.2 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Bishop, California that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for scenic driving and off road driving.
off road driving
The road out of Bishop area is called Silver Canyon you will cross a creek minimum of 4 times depending on time of year with a water depth up to 2 feet, it is steep with lots of switch backs all the way to the top on to Bristleconepine road. At certain points the inclimb is more then 20% High clearance 4×4 only, so no Subaru
Do not attempt this road when you encounter snow, the chance of sliding off the mountain is very high.