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Golden Solace
Golden Solace

A stand of Quaking Aspens clothed in peak autumn color lines the banks of Bishop creek, high in California's Eastern Sierra Nevada.

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Strong in the Storm
Strong in the Storm

On Tahquitz Rock, a winter cloud engulfs the mountain, as this lonely tree clings to its home on a granite wall. We broke fresh snow on a cross country climb via the south face of the mountain in 20 degrees with 20mph winds and fresh ice. It was frigid, but the landscape was ethereal in its beauty.

This little tree is only about 4 feet tall, and I photographed it from a rather precarious spot on an adjacent 4th class ledge. Notice all the little icicles hanging from its limbs!

It's hard to imagine all the winter storms and summer heat this little tree has weathered, all the while clinging to its little ledge and forming a venerable life there.

 

_MG_7088-colorcorr.jpg
Night-Falls-on-the-Sand-Creatures.jpg
Mountain-Greeting.jpg
Golden Solace
new-arch-process.jpg
ethereal-II.jpg
_MG_1632-Edit2.jpg
_MG_1642-Edit3.jpg
arm-of-polaris---webonly.jpg
Sierra-Dawn---webonly-reduced1536-sharp.jpg
Cedar-in-the-Storm-2.jpg
Sand-Tufas.jpg
_MG_1975.jpg
Intertidal.jpg
Convergence - Justin Lowery.jpg
_MG_5212-Edit.jpg
Surreality-II.jpg
_MG_2118.jpg
IMG_0573-as-Smart-Object-2.jpg
Whoosh.jpg
Strong in the Storm
Golden Solace

A stand of Quaking Aspens clothed in peak autumn color lines the banks of Bishop creek, high in California's Eastern Sierra Nevada.

Strong in the Storm

On Tahquitz Rock, a winter cloud engulfs the mountain, as this lonely tree clings to its home on a granite wall. We broke fresh snow on a cross country climb via the south face of the mountain in 20 degrees with 20mph winds and fresh ice. It was frigid, but the landscape was ethereal in its beauty.

This little tree is only about 4 feet tall, and I photographed it from a rather precarious spot on an adjacent 4th class ledge. Notice all the little icicles hanging from its limbs!

It's hard to imagine all the winter storms and summer heat this little tree has weathered, all the while clinging to its little ledge and forming a venerable life there.

 

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