Compared to the Sierras and the Rockies, the San Gabriel mountains are very much the ugly sisters: the peaks lacking grace, the vegetation rougher, the colors more drab.
By Reg Green
For those of us who love them, they make up for those deficiencies by their ruggedness, solitariness and views to the horizon.
They are also full of surprises, like this aftermath to the storm, seen today (Sunday, February 26) from a trail off Angeles Crest Highway in La Cañada.
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