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Though Difficult, Look Down

Onion Valley Rd., Independence (10/11/18) Ursula Esser

Onion Valley Rd., Independence (10/11/18) Ursula Esser

We often advise, “Look down, not just up.”

That’s a difficult thing to do when you’re in the Eastern Sierra, as the mountains draw your attention up to them.

However, if you only look up, you miss the beauty to be seen down upon the high desert floor.

Ursula Esser sends these images of Onion Valley Road in the Owens Valley, with rabbitbrush, shrubs and boulders creating a fall palette of yellow, orange, sage, grey and auburn near Independence. 

Independence (3,930′) – Near Peak (50-75%) GO NOW!

Onion Valley Rd., Independence (10/11/18) Ursula Esser

Onion Valley Rd., Independence (10/11/18) Ursula Esser

Onion Valley Rd., Independence (10/11/18) Ursula Esser