Saturday, September 3, 2011

Fall Colors - Ground


Some early-fall colors, above the treeline on Rainbow Ridge in the Alaska Range.

Tundra vegetation

Fall colors above the treeline High altitude tundra vegetation

And a Willow Ptarmigan heading for a quieter locale, away from the two humans that disturbed it:

Ptarmigan in flight

You can see more pictures (including some of Yours Truly), and read about the hike, in Lee's entry. He says:
I think we both expected more of a "trail" here, but after searching for and failing to find an elusive cairn described by the book we just took off in an upward direction.

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