Mid summer. That time of year when the high elevations in the mountains start opening up with many snowless trails. I can smell the pines now. Feel the quiet. Alas, I’ll have to wait another year to get up there. A little tick bite has curtailed my hiking and exploration life. Rae lakes in Kings Canyon, high in the Sierra, is always a wonderful destination. Here, Jo Anne is doing her best impression of high a wire artist to cross the creek as we head out. One of the lakes and the peak of Painted Lady make for an enticing reminder to come back again.
Purchase a print or digital download of this photo by clicking on the image.
View more images of Kings Canyon at www.journeysinlight.net/NationalParks.