Near Yosemite lies the Little Lakes Valley. This backcountry wilderness is full of craggy mountains and cascades of flowing water, a true mountain landscape of the Sierra Nevada.
A golden grove of aspens glows with back lit sunlight during the peak of fall color in the Eastern Sierras. This stand of trees was along the road to Lundy Canyon near Mono Lake.
20 Lakes Basin near Mammoth offers amazing views of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Filled with streams and alpine lakes, like in this landscape photo, this mountainous region is full of natural beauty.