Magnificent view from atop the southern most of the California Fourteeners. We happened to be up there as the remnants of a hurricane was passing over the Eastern Sierras. This shot is look north up to Mt. Whitney.
A summer trip to the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest in the White Mountains became a chance to experience some of the harsh weather that gave these legendary trees their unique weather-worn look. The monsoon storm provided a countless supply of thunderclouds which created a dramatic sky, marble-sized hail, and a trip not soon forgotten.
Called the Grand Canyon of Utah, I was eager to see it after seeing images of it online. I wasn't disappointed. To top things off we happen to get there as a storm came rolling in, making the landscape that much more dramatic.
Our first full day in Moab/Arches National Park brought the beginning of what would be three days of rain. This formation was just the beginning of it. What caught my eye with this image was the repetition of shapes of the sandstones in the forming thunderclouds.