15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A blanket of clouds over the Sierra Nevada Mountains

After hiking up a steep, snow-covered mountain side, I turned around to see the beauty of what I had just hiked. In the distance, the horizon gleamed and California's hidden gem showed me how big this world can seem.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Bear Valley, California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3300
Copyright: © Shelby Jones