July 30, 2006

Emigrant Wilderness, some more pictures

Just in case there's someone else out there who likes granite as much as I do...

Rock wall in the Emigrant Wilderness

For a person like me who loves to walk, the cool thing about the high Sierra is that you can walk in almost any direction you choose. There are almost no thickets or tangles or bogs to impede you. And the rough crystalline surface of the rock gives such good traction that you can walk up some very steep slopes in perfect safety...

Rocky landscape, Emigrant Wilderness
These trees below made me think of those walking trees that the Ents herded in the (book) Lord of the Rings...
Trees in rocky canyon, Emigrant Wilderness

Posted by John Weidner at July 30, 2006 9:51 PM
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