A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-14-47-01_p1090811_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  The dark road is almost clear of snow, but the snow covered trees line the route.

Snow covered trees line the road

The dark road is almost clear of snow, but the snow covered trees line the route.


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2013-01-23-14-48-25_p1090813_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  First experience of snow for this young visitor to the UK.Young lady with pink hat and scarf stands out against the snow and mist.

Young lady with pink hat and scarf stands out against the snow and mist

First experience of snow for this young visitor to the UK. Young lady with pink hat and scarf stands out against the snow and mist.


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Dark tree trunks stand out against the while tracery of snow.


2013-01-23-14-49-08_p1090815_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  Each type of tree creates a different pattern in the snow covered forestA winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Fine twigs each carries a tracery of snow - Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

Each type of tree creates a different pattern in the snow covered forest A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-14-49-19_p1090816_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Larger branches carry more snow. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-14-51-39_p1090817_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Fine branches of beech trees against a backdrop of mist. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-14-51-53_p1090818_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  The tracks in the snow show how many people have come up here to enjoy the cold weather. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Tracks in the snow. Clearly a popular route. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

The tracks in the snow show how many people have come up here to enjoy the cold weather. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-14-52-06_p1090819_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-14-52-14_p1090820_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-14-53-55_p1090821_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  This could well end up as next year's Christmas card. All it needs is the robin.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Christmas trees outlined in snow. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

This could well end up as next year's Christmas card. All it needs is the robin. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-14-54-25_p1090822_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  The mist has helped to create these pictures by hiding the details in the background. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

The mist behind the snow covered Christmas trees enhances the image. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

The mist has helped to create these pictures by hiding the details in the background. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-14-57-57_p1090823_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  This stood out as the subtle colours of tree trunk and beech leaves contrast well with the snow and mist. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

A solid dark tree trunk contrasts with the brown leaves still on the young beech trees. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

This stood out as the subtle colours of tree trunk and beech leaves contrast well with the snow and mist. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-14-58-05_p1090824_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  This is one of my favourite photographs of the day, with the colours of the tree trunks contrasting with the snow.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Brown branches stand out against the snow. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

This is one of my favourite photographs of the day, with the colours of the tree trunks contrasting with the snow. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-14-58-11_p1090825_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  Even the solid scots pine develop a magic in the snow and mist.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Solid shapes of scots pine. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

Even the solid scots pine develop a magic in the snow and mist. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-03-24_p1090826_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  Snow holds a fascination for this young woman. I'm glad she decided to wear the pink hat and scarf.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Young woman entranced by the snow on the branches. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

Snow holds a fascination for this young woman. I'm glad she decided to wear the pink hat and scarf. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-03-27_p1090827_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  It is just so tempting to see what happens if you shake a branch.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Just a gentle shake and the snow tumbles to the ground. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

It is just so tempting to see what happens if you shake a branch. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-03-30_p1090828_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-03-31_p1090829_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-03-46_p1090831_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

More beech branches with their tracery of snow. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-03-59_p1090832_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A curving path in the snow covered forest.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

A slight curve in the path adds an air of mystery to the scene. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A curving path in the snow covered forest. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-06-45_p1090833_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  Beech twigs hang onto their leaves in the snow.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Again the contrast between the mature trunks and the snow covered twigs caught my eye. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

Beech twigs hang onto their leaves in the snow. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-07-13_p1090834_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Larch woodland behind a snow traced branch. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-13-48_p1090835_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

There is almost a red tinge to these trunks in the snow. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-13-55_p1090836_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  Many track in the snow. A popular place to walk in the snow today.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

A broader path through the snow covered forest. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

Many track in the snow. A popular place to walk in the snow today. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-14-33_p1090837_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  Tree trunks stacked beside the path. Each now outlined in snow. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Tree trunks stacked beside the path. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

Tree trunks stacked beside the path. Each now outlined in snow. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-15-58_p1090838_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  Again the patterns of the cut tree trunks are enhanced by the contrast with the snow.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Patterns of cut tree trunks in the snow. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

Again the patterns of the cut tree trunks are enhanced by the contrast with the snow. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-16-25_p1090839_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  The dark brown centres of the trunk contrast with the lighter younger growth and then the snow. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

More patterns of stacks of tree trunks in the snow. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

The dark brown centres of the trunk contrast with the lighter younger growth and then the snow. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-21-50_p1090843_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  Now my wife's turn with the camera to see what catches her eye.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

Now my wife's turn with the camera to see what catches her eye. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-22-32_p1090844_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-23-17_p1090845_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  Stacks of timber covered with snow.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Larger Christmas trees now line the path. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

Stacks of timber covered with snow. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-23-40_p1090846_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-25-28_p1090849_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A fine curved tracery of branches bend under the snow.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Branches curve under the weight of snow. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A fine curved tracery of branches bend under the snow. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-25-52_p1090850_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Contrasting colours of tree trunks and snow.Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-26-01_p1090851_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  there is a lot to be said for wearing red if you go to take photographs in the mist and snow.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

red coated figure. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

there is a lot to be said for wearing red if you go to take photographs in the mist and snow. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-26-41_p1090852_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  Spruce trees line both side of the path. Looking more like the northern forests than south Devon.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Red clas figure in the misty distance. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

Spruce trees line both side of the path. Looking more like the northern forests than south Devon. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-27-29_p1090853_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Birch trees hold the snow, contrasting with the pine trees behind. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-30-25_p1090854_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-31-59_p1090855_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-32-40_p1090856_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-34-31_p1090857_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

These yound trees stand out against the conifers behind. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-39-53_p1090858_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  The branches of these young oak trees are draped with moss and lichen as well as snow.A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Sturdy young oak trees. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

The branches of these young oak trees are draped with moss and lichen as well as snow. A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-40-19_p1090859_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-41-01_p1090860_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Contrasting shapes of oak and fir trees in the snow. Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-57-13_p1090861_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-58-03_p1090863_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-58-15_p1090864_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-15-58-47_p1090865_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest


2013-01-23-16-00-41_p1090866_2013-01-23-snow-on-mamhead-haldon.jpg  A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest

Snow on Mamhead- Haldon Hill

A winter wonderland as snow outlines every branch in the forest