Thursday, September 30, 2004

Tahoe and Eastern Sierra, September 2004

We took a drive up to Tahoe for some mountain biking. When we got there, the aspens were just starting to turn:

There were some terrific singletrack trails on the North Shore:

After several days of riding, we headed back home down Highway 395. As we drove south, a storm was coming in from the west. We took a very windy and cold hike to Parker Lake (near June Lake):

The next day, we headed up Rock Creek toward Mt. Morgan. The weather was very changeable, sunny in the morning:

And snowy in the afternoon:

As we were leaving Rock Creek, the snow was really coming down hard. This shot is not doctored; if you click on it, you can see that the trunks of the aspens are in focus. But the leaves are shaking in the wind, and the snow is slanting down: