Early Winter At Cedar Mesa

Cedar Mesa, Comb Ridge, and the Abajo mountain range, from Highway 95.

Cedar Mesa, Comb Ridge, and the Abajo mountain range, from Highway 95.

At November’s end, the Abajo Mountains are lightly shrouded with new snow. Sunsets can bring alpenglow through the clouds just after the sun is below the horizon. And more snow is on the way.

Sunset colors and snow clouds over Moss Back Butte, from Natural Bridges National Monument.

Sunset colors and snow clouds over Moss Back Butte, from Natural Bridges National Monument.

Bring on December in the high desert canyon country of southeast Utah and the Four Corners region.

Snow curtains at dusk, from Natural Bridges National Monument.

Snow curtains at dusk, from Natural Bridges National Monument.

Photo locations: San Juan County, southeast Utah.

©  Copyright 2015 Stephen J. Krieg

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