Deserts and Beyond

Deserts and beyond...places in and around the southern California deserts and beyond. Photo taken at Canyon Lake, in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona, December 2011. A few minutes later, after the sun disappeared, these cliffs were their normal color. They were only golden for a short time and I'm glad we were able to view them in their glory.






Sunday, May 30, 2010

Snow and the Sierras~Scenic Sunday 053010











Hubby and I headed back to our favorite place, the eastern Sierra this weekend. And, since they just got another snowfall last week, many of the roads into the higher elevations are still closed. But, we were able to do the June Lake loop and get partway up toward Twin Lakes, in Mammoth. We took the Mammoth Scenic Loop and stopped at one place to discover rabbit prints in the snow and a mountain lion who followed it! YIKES! Hubby wouldn't let me investigate further and called me back to the car! We drove all the way up to Lee Vining and went out to the south tufa at Mono Lake. Today we are having a leisurely breakfast (after driving for 14 hours total yesterday!!) and going out to Bodie to take photos this afternoon. Here are a few photos from yesterday~~Scenic Sunday for May 30, 2010.

3 comments:

®osadimaggio63 said...

Hi,
meravigliose queste foto con la neve... fà un certo effetto vederla ancora, quando siamo quasi in estate :-)
Buona giornata.

Carolyn Ford said...

What a great trip the Eastern Sierra is! The scenery never disappoints, that's for sure. I love the Tufa at Mono Lake! The area is such a contrast to the alpine country of the area! Have a great day and be careful on your drive to Bodie!

Linnea W said...

Beautiful! Reminds me of my trip there last summer. How unusual to get snowfall this late in spring, but it definitely makes for pretty snowcapped mountains!