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Big Spruce Knob rises to 4,673 feet above sea level, 7 miles NW of Marlinton, WV in the Monongahela National Forest in Pocahontas County. Though not so lofty as Spruce Knob, the highest point in the state, Big Spruce Knob is perhaps more arresting; geologically termed a “monadnock,” the mountain rises high above the surrounding ridges and peaks. An overlook on the nearby Highland Scenic Highway (Route 150) provides a spectacular view of the peak, which is crowned with red spruce.

Taken Febuary 15 , 2009 .
Nikon D40 18-135mm W/Tripod

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mountain, landscape, nature, vickers, spruce, 150, westvirginia, monongahela

Comments

  • WINTERROSE
    WINTERROSEover 5 years ago

    beautiful

  • Thanks Winter.. =)

    – Jason Vickers

  • Heloisa Castro
    Heloisa Castroover 5 years ago

    beautiful shot

  • Thanks Heloisa!

    – Jason Vickers

  • catherine walker
    catherine walkerover 5 years ago
    that is really beautiful ..
  • It was very beautiful =)

    – Jason Vickers

  • Fern Design
    Fern Designover 5 years ago

    beautiful looks like there is ice on the trees!

  • Oh yes there was , this was taken at the Highest point of our weekend trip (4673 Ft.) And it was bone chilling cold and windy with blowing snow and snowdrifts =)

    – Jason Vickers

  • Kazzoom
    Kazzoomover 5 years ago

    beautiful Jason

  • Thanks alot Kazzoom =)

    – Jason Vickers

  • Christopher Birtwistle-Smith
    Christopher Bi...over 5 years ago

    that sky is so delicate it looks like a watercolour painting very nice :)

  • Thanks Chris..

    – Jason Vickers

  • Dave7074
    Dave7074over 5 years ago

    Beautiful scenic photo Jason. Dave

  • Thank you Dave!

    – Jason Vickers

  • Barbara Anderson
    Barbara Andersonover 5 years ago

    Beautiful

  • Thanks!

    – Jason Vickers

  • Junebug60
    Junebug60over 5 years ago

    Oh I knew this area before I read your description, Jason. Beautiful capture.

  • Thanks June , The Monongahala is a truely awesome place to shoot!
    Love it up there!

    – Jason Vickers

  • Barbara Manis
    Barbara Manisover 5 years ago

    Beautiful capture, Jason!

  • Thanks alot Barbara =)

    – Jason Vickers

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