Vibrant Color in a Winter Mountain Valley

Horsetop Mountain at Sunrise

Even before any signs of the approaching Spring are visible in Otter Creek Valley, the colors of the winter forest are as bright and electric as any other time of the year.

Horsetop Mountain Winter View
Roan Horsetop Mountain catches the rays of the rising sun.

Mount Shumont from Otter Creek Valley
A distant Mount Shumont at Lake Lure still dominates this winter sunrise, with Dick’s Mountain on the left.

Wolfpen Mountain in Winter Shadow
3,100 foot Wolf Pen Mountain hides under a heavy cloud bank as the Sun finds an opening from the horizon.

Below is a 15 second video that shows Hunter and Buddy oblivious to the striking beauty all around them.

3 thoughts on “Vibrant Color in a Winter Mountain Valley

  1. How beautiful……..Spring is definitely on the way!Patsy From: Living in The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina- A Blog To: pjcar119@yahoo.com Sent: Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:41 AM Subject: [New post] Vibrant Color in a Winter Mountain Valley #yiv5579726246 a:hover {color:red;}#yiv5579726246 a {text-decoration:none;color:#0088cc;}#yiv5579726246 a.yiv5579726246primaryactionlink:link, #yiv5579726246 a.yiv5579726246primaryactionlink:visited {background-color:#2585B2;color:#fff;}#yiv5579726246 a.yiv5579726246primaryactionlink:hover, #yiv5579726246 a.yiv5579726246primaryactionlink:active {background-color:#11729E;color:#fff;}#yiv5579726246 WordPress.com | Carolina Vann posted: “Even before any signs of the approaching Spring are visible in Otter Creek Valley, the colors of the winter forest are as bright and electric as any other time of the year.Roan Horsetop Mountain catches the rays of the rising sun.A distant” | |

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