White Sands National Monument

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White sands is the largest gypsum dune in the world. More information can be found at wikipedia

A thunderstorm near by made for interesting light and the temperature was actually pretty cool with the wind. We got a used sledding disc from the gift shop to try on some the dunes as well.

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Paige was… slightly cold.

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Photo credit: Paige Sorger

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Photo credit: Paige Sorger

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By | 2017-06-07T12:56:16+00:00 March 18th, 2015|Day Hikes|15 Comments

15 Comments

  1. Heather March 18, 2015 at 11:44 pm - Reply

    Did you skim your feet across the surface and hear the neat noise the sand makes?

  2. rena1021 March 19, 2015 at 12:15 am - Reply

    That place never ceases to amaze me… People totally freaked out when I showed them a picture of me in shorts and a tank top standing barefooted in what looks like snow… đŸ™‚

  3. davidoakesimages March 19, 2015 at 2:40 am - Reply

    Great series….wish I was there (as they say!)

  4. elmdriveimages March 19, 2015 at 4:42 am - Reply

    Beautiful images, Patrick.

    • Greg March 19, 2015 at 8:10 am - Reply

      As always, you have put together a compelling photo collection. I love the contrast between the white sand and the other elements.

  5. charley280 March 19, 2015 at 8:02 am - Reply

    Great photography, as always. Not having visited White Sands, I had no idea why they named it. Now we know!

  6. entretroisvolcans March 19, 2015 at 8:06 am - Reply

    Spectacular!

  7. NativeNM March 19, 2015 at 8:44 am - Reply

    You just made my day, I love seeing photos from my home state of New Mexico. White Sands is beautiful and your photos bring it to life!

  8. GFwinecountryliving March 19, 2015 at 8:47 am - Reply

    Your beautiful photos always brighten my day. Keep them coming.

  9. skywalkerstoryteller March 19, 2015 at 3:50 pm - Reply

    When we went there, we almost got lost and it was hot.

  10. naomimgruer March 19, 2015 at 9:13 pm - Reply

    Your beautiful photos remind me of my trip to the Great Sand Dunes in CO.

  11. Gavin Hall March 20, 2015 at 10:28 am - Reply

    I love these images. Thank you for sharing.

  12. Jeann Liew | LUMINNEJ March 24, 2015 at 7:29 am - Reply

    Patrick,

    Such stunning visuals and it looks like you guys had a blast! It’s amazing how beautiful nature is and it makes us realize how minute we can be, as humans. Life is great with such awesome experiences. You guys rock!

    It’s been a while since I dropped by here but am constantly updated by your visual stories via instagram, which is cool too *_^

    Looking forward to see more of your exciting adventures ahead!!

    Big cheers,
    Jeann
    LUMINNEJ
    PATJENN FILM

  13. Sketchpacker March 31, 2015 at 7:50 pm - Reply

    Oh wow gorgeous! How long were you here for?

  14. Lynn A Girard June 20, 2015 at 6:22 pm - Reply

    What great pictures. Did you actually catch any speed on your sled? My husband & I tried sledding but it seemed like we really weren’t going anywhere!

    Check our our blog post about White Sands, our favorite stop during our week long roadtrip around the Southwest.
    http://moneyleftfortravel.com/white-sands-national-monument/

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