Beyond Texas - steve-coyle
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Harrowing Heights

You hike below these two peaks on your ascent to the top of Mount Whitney in California. It amazes me thinking about the geologic forces it took to push/lift these peaks to the height they are today. It's impressive to see this field of talus in person. Having our friend Laura in the shot provides some perspective on how big these boulders really are. At 14,000 feet there is little to know vegetation and the air is thin. To know I have stood here and walked among these giants will remain with me the rest of my life.

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