This large granite formation in Joshua Tree NP looked like all these large boulders just rolled down a ramp and piled up.
I was hiking along a plateau in Joshua Tree NP when I came across an interesting jigsaw puzzle of rocks.
The storm clouds opened up for a brief moment to allow the sun to highlight a distance formation.
Joshua Tree Storm
A passing storm brought fast moving clouds with the light changing the desert scene every minute. It was a wonderful show that at times I would just sit and take it all in.
I like to hike Joshua Tree granite formations in the fading light as you never know what kind of scene will come up.
Joshua Tree NP granite boulders have eroded into some interesting shapes and some look like crumbled ruins.
I was hiking between two ridges when I came into this valley full of large boulders.
The late afternoon light combined with the storm clouds really made this lone Joshua Tree stand out.
Joshua Tree NP granite has some wonderful boulder canyons that can be a maze to get through.
It is amazing how rock veins have made their way through layers of granite to create some interesting patterns. When I see something like this it really makes me wonder about the geologic forces that took place millions of years ago.
This rock formation reminded me of some ancient wall that has eroded down over many thousands of years.
A wonderful cloud filled afternoon hiking around the Arch rock granite formations in Joshua Tree NP.
A wonderful cloud filled afternoon hiking the granite formations around White Tank campground in Joshua Tree NP.
Interesting to find this long vein like line that was formed over this granite formation.
It was a wonderful morning to scramble around the granite formations just outside of our campsite.
Scrambling around the granite rock formations we found an interesting area where one rock reminded me of a dog with a bone.
We had some wonderful clouds come in one morning while hiking around the granite formations.
One of the many fascinating rock formations at Joshua Tree.
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