Early in June, large snowdrifts still hold tight. Here, lots of sunshine and low humidity nearly form [url=http://www.summitpost.org/album/180982/penitentes.html]Penitentes[/url]: The sentinels of ice so abundant in the high Andes.
The Sierra Nevada of California, 2008 July 3rd 2008 I took 5 trips to the Sierra Nevada Mountains this past summer, partly in preperation to climb Mt. Shasta, but mostly to experience their beauty and majesty. Here's about 10 pictures from each trip, with blurbs about each picture in the caption. Let's go to the mountains!
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My Flickr: Sierra Nevada Mountains 2008
My Flickr: Sierra Nevada Mountains
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I grew up in a small town. I went to Uni. I started taking pictures afterwards in 2000. Several cross country road trips and 3 summers in the Sierra Nevada forced me to fall in love with the outdoors. In 2004 I began working full time, taking advantage of every free weekend and holiday while liquidating my yearly vacation for bigger trips to other countries. I especially love conifer forests and alpine mountains.
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