Storming over Mount Ritter
Banner View, Thousand Island Lake
Grouse MeadowOriginal: SOLD8 x 10 inches, watercolor on hot press paperWinding through LeConte Canyon, the sunlit grasses of and perfect views from the openings of the meadows often call me to step off the trail and find moments of solitude and warmth.
Mather Pass5.5 x 8.5 inchesOriginal: SOLDPrints still available.Crossing the creek at Upper Basin, with Cardinal and Split Peaks due east, the Mule Skinner and his train of mules head south towards the South Fork of the Kings River.
Muir PassOriginal: Sold3.5 x 8 inches, hot press watercolor paperRacing the storm at Muir pass, the Goddard range looms on the horizon.
Bighorn PlateauOriginal: available8 x 10 inchesTowards the end of the trail, moving ever closer to Mount Whitney ( background, on the left), I have to stop at this spot along the trail every time. Turning back you can see how far you've come from Forester Pass and how much closer you are to reaching Mount Whitney. This plateau is dotted with foxtail pines and late in the season dry grasses that really are as bright as the colors in the painting. It is a magical place.
Storming over Mount RitterOriginal: unavailable6 x 19 inches, prints available Mount Ritter, with an approaching storm and the last light of late afternoon, this painting was done en plein air on one of my guided trips of the John Muir Trail, in 2012.
Banner View, Thousand Island Lake8.5 x 5.5 inchesWatercolor on cold press paperView of Mount Banner looking southwest from the trail towards Island Pass.Original: SoldAvailable as 5 x 7 inch greeting cards in the shop
Nevada FallOriginal: available8.5 x 5.5 inchesThe second waterfall you might encounter along the John Muir Trail, Nevada Fall cascades 594 feet before rejoining the Merced river. It is one of the most breath-taking waterfalls in Yosemite National Park and can be enjoyed either from the trail below Liberty Cap or the Panorama Trail/JMT.
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