Day Trip through a late Winter Storm (7 photos)

A late winter storm brought snow to the higher elevations of San Diego County. Shuwen and I took the opportunity to see some dramatic clouds and weather, and went for a little road trip into the back country.

We took Highway 78 and drove up to Ramona and Julian, then down into San Felipe Valley – this part of Highway 78 is also called Banner Grade Road. We made a left onto Highway S2 at Scissor’s Crossing, and continued north to then make a right onto Highway S22. In Ranchita, we saw the “Anza Borrego Desert State Park” sign covered in snow (bucket list item, check!;-) and conditions were quite adverse – strong winds & snow, cold, brrrrr! Just shy of the desert and Montezuma Grade Road we turned back and drove home, via Lake Henshaw and Highway 79.

My photographic impressions are below. Click on any photo to open the slideshow viewer.

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