Middle Utah….

Roughly sixteen miles south of Beaver, Utah, one can leave Interstate 15 and take Highway 20 east through the mountains, catch Highway 89 and continue south through Panguitch, Glendale, Orderville, Mt Carmel, and Kanab as one makes their way further into the high deserts of Arizona and beyond.  This image is facing south from the side of Highway 20 and gives the viewer a nice glimpse of some of the finer things of a cloudy morning in early April…rolling fields of Sage, Cedar covered hillsides, and snow-covered mountains….

sagebrush cedar mountains and clouds in Utah

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12 responses

  1. Judging by this gorgeous shot, it looked to be a perfect time to be traveling.

    April 16, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    • It was a very nice drive, Gunta…good company, good scenery….

      April 18, 2014 at 6:49 am

  2. Beautiful photo. I really like the colorful sage brush in the foreground.

    April 17, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    • Thank you, Erica…it’s nice seeing it rolling over the landscape like that.

      April 18, 2014 at 6:50 am

  3. Bet that sage smells wonderful!

    April 17, 2014 at 2:49 pm

    • It was still a cool morning when I was there…it’s more noticeable when it’s warm…unless you crush some of the leaves between your fingers…. 🙂

      April 18, 2014 at 6:50 am

  4. Extraordinary scenery, looks like a perfect day for photos!

    April 18, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    • It was very much so, Susan.

      April 22, 2014 at 6:47 pm

  5. I have driven that route many times and always enjoyed it!

    April 18, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    • It’s a place that I’d love to explore if Time were not a consideration.

      April 22, 2014 at 8:42 am

  6. Wonderful depth to this shot, Scott.

    April 19, 2014 at 1:37 am

    • Thank you, Andy….yet another place that I could sit and cherish….or hike for hours.

      April 22, 2014 at 8:40 am

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