After all those bright autumnal colors, it was a little relieving to my eyes to return to the subdued tones of Owens Valley. This is the area west of Tinnemaha Campground looking north to the distant White Mountains. The late-afternoon sky is just as mesmerizing, if not more so, than the groundscape.
After applying a saturation coat to the inside of the hull, the deck is now taped in place and held fast with some help from wire twists. After this pic was taken I tightened the deck twists so this gap at the bow disappeared.