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Remnants of a Bristlecone Pine
On the summit of Mummy Mountain.
Spring Mountains, Nevada. January 2008.

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Dow WilliamsI was...

Dow Williams

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skiing with a friend up at Brian Head this week and he asked if I had walked down some trail in Cedar Breaks to see the Bristlecone Pines...I have not...will have to do
Posted Jan 10, 2008 11:23 am

Anya JingleRe: I was...

Anya Jingle

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Definitely do sometime. I haven't seen any other trees that look pretty even when they are dead like bristlecones. This one is not the best example of that. There's not much left of it, but I liked the atmosphere and lighting in this spot. Cheers.
Posted Jan 10, 2008 10:25 pm

lcarreauGreat contrast !!!

lcarreau

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Wonderful job! Look at the texture of
the snow - was it a "hard" snow?
Posted Jan 10, 2008 8:00 pm

Anya JingleRe: Great contrast !!!

Anya Jingle

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We did the hike before the new snow arrived so yes it was a very hard packed snow on top and lower down on route either hardpacked or icy in many spots. One section, the scree slope was snow free.
Greetings, Anya.
Posted Jan 10, 2008 10:30 pm

tarolBeautiful

tarol

Voted 10/10

You should attach it to the Bristlecone Pine Album :)
Posted Jan 11, 2008 10:09 am

Anya JingleRe: Beautiful

Anya Jingle

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Thank you. It's done ;)
Posted Jan 11, 2008 11:49 pm

BazZcongatulations

BazZ

Voted 10/10

POD !!!
Posted Jan 11, 2008 1:24 pm

seanpeckhamPretty!

seanpeckham

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What a clear and beautifully colored image! I like the snow texture, the lighting and the sky. Almost like being there to look at it.
Posted Jan 11, 2008 2:36 pm

Anya JingleRe: Pretty!

Anya Jingle

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I'm glad you enjoyed it. It was nice up there. The air was so clear that we could even see the Sierras to the west far on horizon, which is pretty rare.
(This photo is looking east though)
Posted Jan 11, 2008 11:53 pm

TJ311Beautiful Pic

TJ311

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Another beautiful pic from you! Love the dimples in the snow! Thanks for sharing.
Posted Jan 11, 2008 7:35 pm

Anya JingleRe: Beautiful Pic

Anya Jingle

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Thank you for the nice comment. I liked the snow texture also.
Posted Jan 11, 2008 11:55 pm

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Anya JingleSubmitted by Anya Jingle
on Jan 10, 2008 12:43 am

Image ID: 371700
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Lat/Lon: 32.84000°N / 113.91°W
Object Title: Remnants of a Bristlecone Pine

Image Type(s): Flora, Scenery