Steve Baker at Devils Postpile, by Alex

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Steve Baker at Devils Postpile, by Alex, on Flickr. Rollei B35 slide scan. Devils Postpile National Monument, California, 1974. Three of us, coworkers, did a backpack trek and motorcycle tour of the backside of the Sierras. I’ve never seen a photo which fairly conveys the true scale of these massive basaltic columns.

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Sierra Rain, by Alex Forbes

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Sierra Rain by Alex Forbes, on Flickr. Rollei B35 compact 35mm, Ektachrome slide scan. East slope Sierra Nevadas, below Yosemite. August 1973. Alex says, “Backpacking into East slope Sierras, south of Yosemite off Highway 395. We took shelter in camp under a tarp for the rainstorm. As an impressive storm cleared, I snapped this.”

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