View from the skyline trail high above Chimney Rock. The rapidly moving clouds cast shadows across the mountain landscape.
I shot this in late November from atop the Max Patch Mountain trail. It was 28 degrees and windy, I waited 15 minutes for the sun to rise.
The air was crisp and clean. The view pristine and just getting its first light of the morning.
Little Switzerland Tunnel
Just a few hours earlier it was a clear fall day. This image represents the only break from fog which was so heavy in places you could barely see the road before you.
Smokey Mountains - Dawn
Mile high swinging bridge
Mile Deep Gorge
View from the mile high bridge
Sunrise on Max Patch Mountain
In the midst of Fall
Myriad of Vultures
This was the largest concentration of Black Vultures I had ever seen.
Crab tree fall
From a perspective just above the fall
Linville Falls in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina
Crabtree Falls in the Blue Ridge mountains North Carolina
Linville River in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina