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Flowers at Ubehebe

April 1, 2015

Ubehebe Gold

Another Death Valley flower snapshot, this one from last Sunday at Ubehebe Crater: still some nice flowers, but fading. The best blooms we saw, though regrettably did not explore and photograph, were west of Emigrant Campground between 3,000-4,000. Above 4,500 or so, not much was happening yet besides a few paintbrushes. But places like the top of Towne Pass and up in the Panamints were looking very green, so they’d be well worth checking out as the blooms move uphill.

Meadow Valley Range

March 31, 2015

Meadow Valley and Yucca

The highpoint of Nevada’s Meadow Valley Range, viewed from the yucca-studded slopes of the adjacent Delamar Mountains.

Blooming

March 27, 2015

Death Valley Flowers

This is just a morning snapshot from about three weeks ago in Death Valley. Though these below-sea-level displays from early in the month are said to be over, the blooms will have moved higher now. I’m heading down again tomorrow, mostly just for a family camping trip, but hopefully with some flowers and photography included.

Morning in the Monitors

March 25, 2015

Monitor Morning

Another view of the last shreds of fall in Nevada’s Table Mountain Wilderness – I really need to catch this area a week earlier next time! The view is looking west from the Monitor Range over Monitor Valley, the Toquima Range and the Toiyabes on the far horizon.

Salmon River Flowing

March 25, 2015

Salmon Flowing

A little smoke in the air gives a nice warm glow to evening in the Salmon River Canyon.

Fall Sunrise at Deep Springs Lake

March 24, 2015

Corral Springs Sunrise

Autumn brings its palette to the trees, reeds and grasses around our briny desert lake.

Gold and Distance

March 21, 2015

Gold on the Table

A last touch of fall color hangs on in Nevada’s Table Mountain Wilderness.

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