Pond Mountain Vista
The long range mountain vista from the summit of Pond Mountain in Ashe County, North Carolina. Pond Mountain was named by Peter Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson's father when he was surveying the Virginia / North Carolina state line.
A glorious winter sunset in the Blue Ridge mountains of Ashe County, North Carolina.
A pristine winter vista created by newly fallen snow in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina.
A threatening winter sky harbors snow in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina.
Winter at the Depot
A winter vista in West Jefferson, North Carolina with new fallen snow on the old train depot and rime ice adorning the summit of Mount Jefferson.
West Jefferson Snowscape
A winter vista of the town of West Jefferson nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge mountains in Ashe County, North Carolina.
Day breaks over the snow-covered blue ridge mountains.
Delectable Mountains Barn Quilt in Snow
Delectable Mountains Barn Quilt pattern on the Ashe County Barn Quilt Trail in Ashe County NC
Fog lends a mystic aura to the mountain sky surrounding these ice-laden branches.
Fraser fir Christmas trees in new fallen snow frame the old train depot in downtown West Jefferson NC .
Gentle falling snow in a serene forest in Ashe County, North Carolina.
Heavey snowfall blankets a field of Fraser Fir Christmas trees in Ashe County, North Carolina.
Virginia Creeper Trail Winter
Ice adorns Laurel Creek at the old railroad bridge on the Virginia Creeper trail near Damascus, Virginia
Laurel Creek Winter
Ice frames the quickly flowing water of Laurel Creek in this winter scene from Damascus, Virginia.
Ice frames the quickly flowing waters of Laurel Creek in this winter scene just west of Damascus, Virginia
Mount Jefferson Winter
Long range winter view of Mount Jefferson covered in snow in Ashe County, North Carolina.
Long range winter vista from the top of Pond Mountain in Ashe County, North Carolina. The highlights of the sun descending behind the bare tree branches reminded me of a "Dreamcatcher".
Moutain Ashe laced with rime ice at the Craggy Gardens overlook at milepost 364 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Rime Ice Sunrise
Rime ice coating the trees just before a Blue Ridge mountain sunrise.
Sun rises through a web of snow covered trees in the Blue Ridge mountains of Ashe County, North Carolina.
The "face" of Grandfather mountain in a deep winter sleep in the Blue Ridge of North Carolina.
Walk in A Snowy Woods
There is nothing more peaceful than a walk in the snowy woods at nightfall.
A Little Rust
Winter scene on Highway 88 north of Jefferson, North Carolina.