Barrel Cactus in the Alabama Hills. The sierra range towers in the BG with the continental US's highest peak, Mt. Whitney. Oddly enough, it looks tiny in the photo, and not as tall as the other peaks. You can barely see it. It's right in the middle. Lone Pine peak, on the left, looks the largest, as it's considerably closer to you from this vantage point.
It was a pink morning. Pink cactus, pink clouds... ITS A GIRL!