The foothills act as a junction between the prairie ranch lands and the Rocky Mountains.
The mists were just lifting off the meadow as the sun rose in the sky this September morning.
This leaning fir is poised above a rocky West Coast Beach looking west towards the open Pacific Ocean.
The setting sun lit up the clouds behind this pine tree in Beacon Hill Park, Victoria.
The Valley was in shadow from the mountains but the last of the sunlight caught these cumulus clouds hovering over the Rockies.