The first days of May in the Eastern Sierra were blanketed by light snows and gorgeous clouds.
Four days hiking, skiing, and camping in the Owens Valley below the Eastern Sierra escarpment. Spring has come to the valley floor but the higher peaks are still in Winter.
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|Mt. Williamson from Owens Valley|
|Lone Pine Peak |
|Sierra Crest above Sherwin Grade|
|Mt. Whitney from the Alabama Hills|
|Full Spring Bloom on a Cactus while Winter lingers in the High Country|
|Spring melt pond on Rock Creek|
|An 80 year Hindu ashram hidden in a high valley.|
|A lone rocking chair moves with the wind enjoying a view of the Owens Valley below|
|The view of Owens Valley|
|The Tuttle Creek Ashram set below thousand foot cliffs|