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Mt. Whitney is the highest point in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m).  It lies along the crest of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  Composed of the Sierra Nevada batholith granite formation, its eastern side (seen here) is quite steep.  It is climbed by hundreds of hikers each year
Mt. Whitney is the highest point in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m). It lies along the crest of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Composed of the Sierra Nevada batholith granite formation, its eastern side (seen here) is quite steep. It is climbed by hundreds of hikers each year.
Image ID: 21761  
Panorama dimensions: 2298 x 4990
Exuberant hiker atop the Fire Wave, at night, stars and the evening sky, Valley of Fire State Park
Exuberant hiker atop the Fire Wave, at night, stars and the evening sky.
Location: Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada
Image ID: 28450  
Hiker in Buckskin Gulch.  A hiker considers the towering walls and narrow passageway of Buckskin Gulch, a dramatic slot canyon forged by centuries of erosion through sandstone.  Buckskin Gulch is the worlds longest accessible slot canyon, running from the Paria River toward the Colorado River.  Flash flooding is a serious danger in the narrows where there is no escape, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona
Hiker in Buckskin Gulch. A hiker considers the towering walls and narrow passageway of Buckskin Gulch, a dramatic slot canyon forged by centuries of erosion through sandstone. Buckskin Gulch is the worlds longest accessible slot canyon, running from the Paria River toward the Colorado River. Flash flooding is a serious danger in the narrows where there is no escape.
Location: Buckskin Gulch, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona
Image ID: 20716  
Hiker traversing the John Muir Trail to Fletcher Peak and Vogelsang Peak through alpine meadow in Yosemite's high country, trail on approach to Vogelsang High Sierra Camp, Yosemite National Park, California
Hiker traversing the John Muir Trail to Fletcher Peak and Vogelsang Peak through alpine meadow in Yosemite's high country, trail on approach to Vogelsang High Sierra Camp.
Location: Yosemite National Park, California
Image ID: 23204  
Hiker admires Townsley Lake (10396') and the Cathedral Range in Yosemite's High Sierra, Yosemite National Park, California
Hiker admires Townsley Lake (10396') and the Cathedral Range in Yosemite's High Sierra.
Location: Yosemite National Park, California
Image ID: 23227  
Buckskin Gulch hiker.  A hiker moves through the deep narrow passages of Buckskin Gulch, a slot canyon cut deep into sandstone by years of river-induced erosion.  In some places the Buckskin Gulch narrows are only about 15 feet wide but several hundred feet high, blocking sunlight.  Flash floods are dangerous as there is no escape once into the Buckskin Gulch slot canyons.  This is a panorama made of sixteen individual photos, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona
Buckskin Gulch hiker. A hiker moves through the deep narrow passages of Buckskin Gulch, a slot canyon cut deep into sandstone by years of river-induced erosion. In some places the Buckskin Gulch narrows are only about 15 feet wide but several hundred feet high, blocking sunlight. Flash floods are dangerous as there is no escape once into the Buckskin Gulch slot canyons. This is a panorama made of sixteen individual photos.
Location: Buckskin Gulch, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona
Image ID: 20699  
Panorama dimensions: 4771 x 15311
A hiker ascends the slopes of South Georgia Island above Fortuna Bay
A hiker ascends the slopes of South Georgia Island above Fortuna Bay.
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
Image ID: 24591  
Hikers atop Summit of Half Dome, view of Tenaya Canyon, Yosemite National Park, California
Hikers atop Summit of Half Dome, view of Tenaya Canyon.
Location: Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California
Image ID: 05458  
A hiker admires an ancient bristlecone pine tree, on the Methuselah Walk in the Schulman Grove in the White Mountains at an elevation of 9500 above sea level.  The oldest bristlecone pines in the world are found in the Schulman Grove, some of them over 4700 years old. Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, Pinus longaeva, White Mountains, Inyo National Forest
A hiker admires an ancient bristlecone pine tree, on the Methuselah Walk in the Schulman Grove in the White Mountains at an elevation of 9500 above sea level. The oldest bristlecone pines in the world are found in the Schulman Grove, some of them over 4700 years old. Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest.
Species: Bristlecone pine, Pinus longaeva
Location: White Mountains, Inyo National Forest, California
Image ID: 23239  
Hikers admire the temperate rainforest along the Rainforest Trail in Pacific Rim NP, one of the best places along the Pacific Coast to experience an old-growth rain forest, complete with western hemlock, red cedar and amabilis fir trees. Moss gardens hang from tree crevices, forming a base for many ferns and conifer seedlings, Pacific Rim National Park, British Columbia, Canada
Hikers admire the temperate rainforest along the Rainforest Trail in Pacific Rim NP, one of the best places along the Pacific Coast to experience an old-growth rain forest, complete with western hemlock, red cedar and amabilis fir trees. Moss gardens hang from tree crevices, forming a base for many ferns and conifer seedlings.
Location: Rainforest Trail, Pacific Rim National Park, British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 21056  
Landscape Arch and Milky Way galaxy.  Stars rise over Landscape arch at night, filling the Utah sky, while the arch is gently lit by a hiker's light, Arches National Park
Landscape Arch and Milky Way galaxy. Stars rise over Landscape arch at night, filling the Utah sky, while the arch is gently lit by a hiker's light.
Location: Arches National Park, Utah
Image ID: 27869  
Mt. Whitney is the highest point in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m). It lies along the crest of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Composed of the Sierra Nevada batholith granite formation, its eastern side (seen here) is quite steep. It is climbed by hundreds of hikers each year, Alabama Hills Recreational Area
Mt. Whitney is the highest point in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m). It lies along the crest of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Composed of the Sierra Nevada batholith granite formation, its eastern side (seen here) is quite steep. It is climbed by hundreds of hikers each year.
Location: Alabama Hills Recreational Area, California
Image ID: 27653  
Panorama dimensions: 4959 x 11372
Mt. Whitney is the highest point in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m). It lies along the crest of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Composed of the Sierra Nevada batholith granite formation, its eastern side (seen here) is quite steep. It is climbed by hundreds of hikers each year, Alabama Hills Recreational Area
Mt. Whitney is the highest point in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m). It lies along the crest of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Composed of the Sierra Nevada batholith granite formation, its eastern side (seen here) is quite steep. It is climbed by hundreds of hikers each year.
Location: Alabama Hills Recreational Area, California
Image ID: 27654  
Hikers climb the Mist Trail (at right) through Little Yosemite Valley, approaching Vernal Falls.  Spring, Yosemite National Park, California
Hikers climb the Mist Trail (at right) through Little Yosemite Valley, approaching Vernal Falls. Spring.
Location: Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park, California
Image ID: 09201  
The Emerald Pool forms in the Merced River just above Vernal Falls.  Unfortunately, a few careless hikers have tried swimming in Emerald Pool only to be swept downstream and plunge over Vernals Falls to their deaths. Yosemite National Park, Spring
The Emerald Pool forms in the Merced River just above Vernal Falls. Unfortunately, a few careless hikers have tried swimming in Emerald Pool only to be swept downstream and plunge over Vernals Falls to their deaths. Yosemite National Park, Spring.
Location: Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park, California
Image ID: 09205  
A hiker admires an ancient bristlecone pine tree, on the Methuselah Walk in the Schulman Grove in the White Mountains at an elevation of 9500 above sea level.  The oldest bristlecone pines in the world are found in the Schulman Grove, some of them over 4700 years old. Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, Pinus longaeva, White Mountains, Inyo National Forest
A hiker admires an ancient bristlecone pine tree, on the Methuselah Walk in the Schulman Grove in the White Mountains at an elevation of 9500 above sea level. The oldest bristlecone pines in the world are found in the Schulman Grove, some of them over 4700 years old. Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest.
Species: Bristlecone pine, Pinus longaeva
Location: White Mountains, Inyo National Forest, California
Image ID: 23238  
A hiker admiring the striated walls and dramatic light within Antelope Canyon, a deep narrow slot canyon formed by water and wind erosion, Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
A hiker admiring the striated walls and dramatic light within Antelope Canyon, a deep narrow slot canyon formed by water and wind erosion.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 17996  
Hiker in Buckskin Gulch.  A hiker considers the towering walls and narrow passageway of Buckskin Gulch, a dramatic slot canyon forged by centuries of erosion through sandstone.  Buckskin Gulch is the worlds longest accessible slot canyon, running from the Paria River toward the Colorado River.  Flash flooding is a serious danger in the narrows where there is no escape, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona
Hiker in Buckskin Gulch. A hiker considers the towering walls and narrow passageway of Buckskin Gulch, a dramatic slot canyon forged by centuries of erosion through sandstone. Buckskin Gulch is the worlds longest accessible slot canyon, running from the Paria River toward the Colorado River. Flash flooding is a serious danger in the narrows where there is no escape.
Location: Buckskin Gulch, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona
Image ID: 20710  
A hiker walking through the Wire Pass narrows.  This exceedingly narrow slot canyon, in some places only two feet wide, is formed by water erosion which cuts slots deep into the surrounding sandstone plateau, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona
A hiker walking through the Wire Pass narrows. This exceedingly narrow slot canyon, in some places only two feet wide, is formed by water erosion which cuts slots deep into the surrounding sandstone plateau.
Location: Wire Pass, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona
Image ID: 20715  
Suspended log in Buckskin Gulch.  A hiker considers a heavy log stuck between the narrow walls of Buckskin Gulch, placed there by a flash flood some time in the past.  Buckskin Gulch is the world's longest accessible slot canyon, forged by centuries of erosion through sandstone.  Flash flooding is a serious danger in the narrows where there is no escape, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona
Suspended log in Buckskin Gulch. A hiker considers a heavy log stuck between the narrow walls of Buckskin Gulch, placed there by a flash flood some time in the past. Buckskin Gulch is the world's longest accessible slot canyon, forged by centuries of erosion through sandstone. Flash flooding is a serious danger in the narrows where there is no escape.
Location: Buckskin Gulch, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona
Image ID: 20717  
Hiker in Buckskin Gulch.  A hiker considers the towering walls and narrow passageway of Buckskin Gulch, a dramatic slot canyon forged by centuries of erosion through sandstone.  Buckskin Gulch is the worlds longest accessible slot canyon, running from the Paria River toward the Colorado River.  Flash flooding is a serious danger in the narrows where there is no escape, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona
Hiker in Buckskin Gulch. A hiker considers the towering walls and narrow passageway of Buckskin Gulch, a dramatic slot canyon forged by centuries of erosion through sandstone. Buckskin Gulch is the worlds longest accessible slot canyon, running from the Paria River toward the Colorado River. Flash flooding is a serious danger in the narrows where there is no escape.
Location: Buckskin Gulch, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona
Image ID: 20772  
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 36041  
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 36042  
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 36043  
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 36044  
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 36045  
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 36046  
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 36047  
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands
Upper Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 36048  
Vernal Falls at peak flow in late spring. Hikers are seen at the precipice to Vernal Falls, having hiked up the Mist Trail to get there, Yosemite National Park, California
Vernal Falls at peak flow in late spring. Hikers are seen at the precipice to Vernal Falls, having hiked up the Mist Trail to get there.
Location: Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park, California
Image ID: 12635