Traversing the desert at dawn
Snow on the Eastern Sierras
…a town of coffee-shop philosophy.
Entering the high country of the extreme Northern Sierras—far more winter like than during my February trip south
Mt. Lassen dominating its volcanic wilderness. I intend to hike this peak during the summer.
Lava flows now crowned with pine and manzanita
Mt. Shasta as seen from 30 miles (48 km) south
The Black Butte cinder cone, abutting Interstate 5 on the southwestern flank of Shasta
Mt. Shasta, as seen from due east. The mountain’s glaciers are obscured by seasonal snow, but will be distinctly visible after the spring runoff.
Descending into Oregon's very green Rouge River Valley.
Entering the Columbia River Gorge