Steens Mountain Sunrise

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D850
3906891/1000000 sec. / ISO 640
State/Province/Region
Oregon
Nearest Area
Steens Mountain Wilderness Area
Town
Frenchglen, Oregon
Brief Directions

Steens Mountain is almost 150 miles from Bend, Oregon. The west slope of Steens Mountain is traversed by a 52 mile loop road, reaching 9,700 feet - the highest road in Oregon.

Description

Steens Mountain is a large fault-block mountain rising almost 10,000 over southeastern Oregon. The Alvord Desert - seen in this image 0 - lies in its rain shadow. The mountain summit is accessible on dirt roads, and in the spring the area is carpeted with wildflowers.

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Date Added
July 21, 2020
Date Taken
July 21, 2020