Snow-dusted Telescope Peak at sunrise. Zabriskie Point, Death Valley National Park, California, USA.
Cresting the Panamint Range, snow-dusted Telescope Peak (11,043 ft) rises to the highest point in Death Valley National Park (Inyo County, California, USA). Photographed from Zabriskie Point at sunrise, 2018 April 20. Telescope Peak has one of the greatest vertical rises above local terrain of any mountain in the contiguous United States. Its summit rises 11,325 feet above the lowest point in Death Valley, Badwater Basin at −282 feet, in about 15 miles, and about 10,000 feet above the floor of neighboring Panamint Valley in about 8 miles.Add to Lightbox Download