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February 22, 2016 A crisp winter Sunday morning on my beloved mountain. A glorious day and I opted for the road (or trail, less traveled) – Simmons Trail to Collier Spring, via Potrero Meadow and Barth’s Retreat instead of the more … Continue reading
Tagged California, California State Parks, flowers, hiking, landscape, Marin County, Mount Tamalpais State Park, Mt. Tamalpais, nature, orchids, photography, wild mushrooms, Wildflowers
This gallery contains 31 photos.
February 2016 It’s astounding that a landscape so forbidding and dangerous in the summer can, in early February, be so dramatically transformed and show its softer side. As a visitor, I greatly appreciated that the high temperatures for the two days … Continue reading
Tagged botany, California, Death Valley National Park, desert, geology, landscape, mountains, nature, photography, Sierra Nevada, stars, Wildflowers
This gallery contains 33 photos.
February 15, 2016 The vaunted Death Valley ‘super bloom’, as some of the rangers have described recently, was as bountiful as advertised. I drove from the Bay Area on Sunday & Monday (2/7 & 2/8) to camp in the valley … Continue reading
Tagged California, camping, Death Valley, Death Valley National Park, desert, flowers, landscape, National Parks, nature, photography, Wildflowers