Happy Groundhog’s Day

While Punxatawney Phil did not see his shadow, and that should mean that spring is coming soon. Well, I hope that Phil is wrong and we still have a couple of months of winter left to go. The Sierra snowpack still needs it! This is the most snow we’ve seen on the mountains in several years, and I think I forgot how truly gorgeous it is.

The light was beautiful, so I drove up to the Donner Lake lookout after work and took a few pictures on my Iphone.

trestle peak
Trestle Peak and the old train tunnels
grouse peak
Grouse Peak. There’s some fun bouldering up there!
donner lake
Donner Lake from Above
bridge
Looking up towards the scenic view point. You can barely make out the Old 40 Stone bridge in this picture.
donner peak
Looking up at Donner Peak from the Donner Canyon Trailhead.
donner lookout panorama
Donner Scenic View Point Panorama

I hope that these scenes only get snowier for the next few months, and stay snowy until June!

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