high winds blast the higher elevation trees with snow.
frosted hills above the lake.
storm clouds over the lake.
powder in the trees.
me in the trees, and erik getting sucked into a tree well.
my footprints on the way to some fresh powder. this would have been a great place to snowshoe with all the huge snowdrifts.
deep snow, and fresh tracks.
trees, lake, and mountains.
clouds above the mountains above the lake.
looking towards the desert.
the afternoon sun.
the trees around tahoe are really interesting, they tend to have big trunks with short branches, perhaps due to the winds they must endure.
me, jen and erik, erik, and mom.
south lake tahoe.
"jobs sister" and "freel" peaks as seen from the top of heavenly.
looking towards the east side of the lake.
tree tops against a blue sky.
the gondola, and some tree trunks.
where the cable car goes up.
a river running through squaw valley.
frosted trees (from high winds).
emerald bay, and some of the mountains above emerald bay, on a stormy day.
the beach south of sand point, and sand harbor.
mountains south of lake tahoe. i believe the large clouded mountain in the center foreground is "white mountain peak", just on the edge of california. behind it is the sierra nevada range, home to the tallest mountains in the US, outside of alaska.
Lake Tahoe, California
August 17 - 19, 2012
Hiking Maggies Peaks near Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe.
August 11 - 26, 2012
From San Diego to Yosemite to Lake Tahoe.
Mono Lake, California
August 5, 2010
Checking out the south side of Mono Lake.
Thousand Island Lake, California
September 3, 2006
Hiking to Thousand Island and Garnet Lakes in the Ansel Adams Wilderness, starting from Agnew Meadows.
Eastern Sierra, California
July 24, 2006
Hiking to Treasure Lakes in the Little Lakes Valley near Bishop/Mammoth Lakes, and driving south along the Eastern Sierra.
Mammoth Mountain, California
March 21 - 23, 2006
Skiing Mammoth Mountain and driving Highway 395 back to San Diego.
Lake Tahoe, Nevada/California
January 24 - 29, 2006
Skiing some of the resorts around Lake Tahoe (Heavenly, Squaw Valley, Diamond Peak).
Tenaya Canyon, California
August 16, 2012
Hiking from Tenaya Lake to the top of Pywiack Cascade in Yosemite National Park.
August 5, 2010
Passing through Yosemite and enjoying some sights along the way.
Little Lakes Valley, California
August 4, 2010
Hiking through Little Lakes Valley in the Eastern Sierra.
Mount Agassiz, California
September 2, 2006
Hiking to the summit of Mount Agassiz in the Bishop Creek area, starting from the South Lake trailhead.
July 23, 2006
Checking out Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point, Tuolumne Meadows, and driving over Tioga Pass.
March 18 - 20, 2006
Camping in Yosemite, skiing to Glacier Point, and exploring the valley.