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Physical Terrain and Geology
Posts about the physical High Sierra. Rocks, formations, inclusions, and observations about the geology and geography of the Sierra Nevada.
Weather is the Speed of Life.
We consider the interrelationship between geological and biological processes.
High Sierra Vernal Ponds are unique locations that impart a unique feel of serene quiet to the passing backpacker.
Ponds are places where the pace of surrounding life seems to have slowed down, places of quiet solitude.
I distinguish between two types of ponds in the High Sierra, being Black and Blue Ponds.