The photo looks in the direction of Lake Sabrina and North Lake in the Sierra Nevada Mts. The road is cleared of snow up to the town of Aspendell (pop 75) at about 8,500 feet. Then there is a closed gate with the remainder of the road uncleared up to the two lakes, which both sit at just a little over 9,000 feet. I parked at the gate and hiked to North Lake to explore further from there. I saw a lone guy on a snowmobile on my way up to the North Lake turnoff, but otherwise I didn't see a single person the entire day, which was exactly what I'm usually hoping for! The backcountry was all mine!