Tahquitz Peak from PCT

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The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is 2663 miles (4286 km) long and was designated a United States National Scenic Trail in 1968. It's southern terminus is at the California/Mexico border and it's northern terminus is at the Washington/Canada border. It reaches a high elevation of 13,153 ft (4009 m) at Forester Pass and traverses 25 national forests, 7 national parks and 9 mountain ranges. Every year, backpackers from all over attempt to complete the trial in one continuous trip. It is estimated that about 180 out of 300 thru-hikers complete the trip each year.

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d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on June 12, 2012

Thank you ChiefTech for coming to visit my gallery and voting for my photograph! Especially thank you for your kind words and compliments! Please come back and visit my gallery again!

Sincerely, D☼≈ald Wils☼≈ McCull☼ch

Seima I on June 17, 2012

Beautiful nature!! like

Greetings from Japan,SEIMA

Zelia Waltrick on June 18, 2012

Wonderful nature! Beautiful colors, very nice place! Super photo!Like

Warm greetings from Brazil

Ventepani on June 20, 2012

wonderful place, fantastic picture, like, greetings

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on June 28, 2012

Thank you SEIMA, Zelia Waltrick and Ventepani for coming to visit my gallery and voting for my photograph! Especially thank you for your kind words and compliments! Please come back and visit my gallery again!

Sincerely, D☼≈ald Wils☼≈ McCull☼ch

Bassam Jayousi on September 25, 2012

Great photo, very beautiful place! /Like/.

With best wishes, Bassam


d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on October 6, 2012

Thank you ~Bassam for coming to visit my gallery and voting for my photograph! Especially thank you for your kind words and compliments! Please come back and visit my gallery again!

Sincerely, D☼≈ald Wils☼≈ McCull☼ch

Luis Villarroel on October 18, 2012

Hermoso lugar buen tiro saludo Luis chile

Don Z on October 19, 2012

Great shot !
Like 121 + ☆ 5
Best regards, Don Z

Buts Yuri on October 19, 2012

Wonderful wood landscape! LIKE-122! Greetings from Ukraine. Yuri.

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on October 27, 2012

Thank you Luis Villarroel, DON Z and Buts_YV for coming to visit my gallery and voting for my photograph! Especially thank you for your kind words and compliments! Please come back and visit my gallery again!

Sincerely, D☼≈ald Wils☼≈ McCull☼ch

Garzer on December 6, 2012

Beautiful landscape!Like! Greetings, Klaus

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on December 23, 2012

Thank you Garzer for coming to visit my gallery and voting for my photograph! Especially thank you for your kind words and compliments! Please come back and visit my gallery again!

MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Sincerely, D☼≈ald Wils☼≈ McCull☼ch

Mir Bashir on December 24, 2012

Bautiful photo. Nice shot. LIKE

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on January 16, 2013

Thank you Mir Bashir for coming to visit my gallery and voting for my photograph! Especially thank you for your kind words and compliments! Please come back and visit my gallery again!

Sincerely, D☼≈ald Wils☼≈ McCull☼ch

zhsv on March 28, 2013

| Wonderful view ! ! !
Regards from Minsk ! zhsv

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on May 8, 2013

Thank you zhsv for coming to visit my gallery and voting for my photograph! Especially thank you for your kind words and compliments! Please come back and visit my gallery again!

Sincerely, D☼≈ald Wils☼≈ McCull☼ch

Jaroslav Banda on May 13, 2013

Very good composition, a tonality and lanscape. LIKE. Best regards, Jaro

jockswa on June 28, 2013

Great looking country. I'd like to take a very small part of that walk..very small! Lk. Regards, Jock.

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on July 28, 2013

Thank you Jaroslav Banda and jockswa for coming to visit my gallery and voting for my photograph! Especially thank you for your kind words and compliments! Please come back and visit my gallery again!

Sadly, a massive wildfire, named The Mountain Fire, has burned 110 square kilometers of forest and chaparral including everything on the left side of this photo.

Sincerely, D☼≈ald Wils☼≈ McCull☼ch

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Photo taken in Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, Palm Springs, CA, USA
Tahquitz Peak

Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 1, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX200 IS
    • Taken on 2011/08/17 12:11:37
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 7.97mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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