Backlit autumn Alpine Larch (aka Subalpine Larch and Lyall's Larch) (Larix lyallii) trees on a peninsula in Crystal Lake in The Enchantments, Cascade Range, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Washington State, USA
"Plains deceive you; they cause you to think that life is easy! Mountains never deceive you; they teach you the realities! Go to the mountains! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan words of wisdom, aphorisms, wise sayings, quotations) photo: Mount Fuji, Japan in fall.
Split Rock Lighthouse, Minnesota (by Rikk Flohr) North shore of Lake Superior near Beaver Bay. Completed in it has remained dark since 1969 except for once a year on November to commemorate sailors lost in Great Lakes shipwrecks