The long flight home...

from one white landscape to another. The numbers: Approximately 9,000 miles on three flights (USH - EZE - DFW - GEG) during a 28 hour long period, not including the final Uber ride. Ugh.

The deeply glaciated terrain of the Beartooth Plateau north of Yellowstone National Park.

The deeply glaciated terrain of the Beartooth Plateau north of Yellowstone National Park.

Geologists should always get window seats...

when traveling on an airplane as demonstrated by these quick pics on the first leg of my travel southward.

East face of Steen’s Mountain in east-central Oregon, catching the morning light.

East face of Steen’s Mountain in east-central Oregon, catching the morning light.

Basin and Range physiography of northern Nevada.

Basin and Range physiography of northern Nevada.

View to west across the high Sierra toward the deeply shadowed Yosemite Valley. Half Dome is prominent.

View to west across the high Sierra toward the deeply shadowed Yosemite Valley. Half Dome is prominent.