Although the official name (that’s on the maps) is apparently Cupola Peak, Cross Mountain is what I’ve always heard as the name of the distinctive mountain that stands beyond Bear Mountain above Silver Bay. Rising from the ocean to a summit nearly 4000 feet high, the peak is also only about a mile distant from … Read more
A tiny patch of snow is all that remains on the Pyramids on 11 June of this year I was interested to see the photo below show up on one of today’s “on this date in” links. In contrast to this year when the snow was off by mid-June, back in 2009 there was still … Read more
Another winter shot from back in 2010. This one was my favorite from an early morning walk (follow link to see more images from that day) in early March.
In the first week of June this year, the snow level dropped down to around 3000 feet one night. Until the heavy low overcast started breaking up in the evening, it was difficult to see the snow on the mountains, but it’s possible to see remnants of it on the upper slopes of Bear Mountain. … Read more
It was overcast, but still quite chilly, with a very light snow this morning. The wind seemed to be mostly coming out of the southeast, and seemed a bit biting. Overcast conditions remained throughout the day, and mostly it was not snowing, though later this evening enough snow fell to leave a light partial coating … Read more
With overcast skies, the fading light of day took on a blue-gray cast that was accentuated by the freshly fallen snow. I was intrigued by a wispy layer of clouds hanging over the treetops on a hill at the foot of the Pyramids