California's Eastern Sierra is celebrating a record snowfall and the Winter rains. Camping along the lower slopes, the abundance of flowers, of water, and of gorgeous light, provide a Spring like few others we have witnessed.
Here are the results of just four days.
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|South face of Lone Pine Peak.
|Recapturing water to refill the Owens Lake
|Granite canyon below Mt. Langley
|Sunrise in the Buttermilks
|The Buttermilks in bloom
|Owens Valley backroads and Mt. Tom
|Lower Rock Creek
|Jeffrey Pines, Rock Creek
|A comfortable pine needle stop
|Winter still holds on at 8000 feet in Upper rock Creek
|The lava flow blooming along Highway 395 near Big Pine
|Out of pure lava rock, Apricot Globemallow
|Too many miles, content to be spoiled
|Flowering Joshua Tree
|The Kern River as full as it gets
|The entrance to Kern Canyon, this waterfall is from an overflow hardly used.
|Rolling hills turning to gold
|Epic Spring growth near Parkfield