1st tbt!

 While preparing for a submission to a local travel agency, I found these “oldies but goodies” from Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. 

Fresh Snow, fresh year

 2015 started with a rare and very beautiful snow event, which blanketed the Grand Canyon with snow all the way down to the Colorado River, 4500 feet below

Minaret Lake sunrise

 Inyo National Forest, C

This is the very first patch of real, raw alpine landscape after the (relatively) low slog through the Mammoth area for the north bound Sierra High Route hiker.