Having arrived at Great Basin National Park by day break, I fell asleep instantly despite the morning's sun.
My tent echoed the warm colors of this bright autumn grove.
A Burnt Horizon
From up here, the valley opens up to the vast and endless horizon out beyond.
The Moon Cometh
Distant mountains made present only thanks to the mighty full moon.
The White Spot
Not as threatening to any of us pirates.
The Morning's Silhouette Guaard
No color but full of shape and detail.
The mountains are matted by the fanning planes below.
The terrain is so countoured...from a large scale to the smaller scales.
Arriving here in the dark, I was very surprised by the terrain I ended up in once I could see it.
Layer upon layer of contoured ranges.
Vast stretches of nothingness. Still...calm beauty.
A Cooler Expanses
As the sun shifted, the shadowy distant mountains gave a cooler look.
Literally....circles of crops.
The GREAT Basin
A fitting description.
The High Desert
From a great basin to its towering keep.
In Due Time
Soon I would be high upon these peaks.