15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Summer in the High Country

Greenstone Lake, at 10,000 ft, is definitely in the high country. Three weeks ago, when I visited Tioga Pass near Yosemite, this area was still covered in ice and snow. Now summer has come and wildflowers and open water abound.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Douglas Croft