Deeper Wilderness

This image is best viewed large – click on it for a larger version. Deep Winter, Deeper Wilderness Many of the joys of exploring Nunavut in the winter have to do with staying warm. Sipping hot tea, hiding inside a down sleeping bag, feeling the sun as you ski into a new valley, finally getting…

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Relic of the North

This image is best viewed large – click on it for a larger version. Relic of the North Barren-ground caribou used to be found in large numbers through most of Auyuittuq National Park. Now they are extremely rare in the Akshayuk Pass area, where this image was taken. Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.…

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Night Sentinel, Gokyo Ri, Nepal

This image is best viewed large – please click on it for a larger version. Night Sentinel A solitary cairn points at the moon as the daylight fades on Gokyo Ri. Rugged Pharilapche (6,017m) looms silently in the background. Gokyo Ri, Khumbu, Nepal. This image is available as a print. f/22.0, 25 seconds, ISO 800,…

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Everest’s Daughter, Pumori, Nepal

This image is best viewed large – please click on it for a larger version. Everest’s Daughter Ask a child to draw you a mountain and you’ll probably end up with something that looks like Pumori (7,161 m). Also known as “Everest’s Daughter” due to its proximity to the massive “Chomolungma”, Pumori is been geologically…

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Daily Photo – Supplies Surprise, Dhaulagiri, Nepal.

This image is best viewed large – please click on it for a larger version. Supplies Surprise It’s pretty amazing where they’ll take mules in the great little country of Nepal. Necessity makes people creative. Just after you’ve struggled up this snowy ridge, through adverse weather and approach a 5,000m+ pass, or just when you…

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Daily Photo – High Altitude Drama

This image looks much better when viewed large – please click on it for a larger version. High Altitude Drama Despite what the countless books on Himalayan mountaineering would make you believe, man need not be involved for “high altitude drama” to occur. Here, Nuptse (7861 m) puts on a grand act of its own…

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Daily Photo – Himalayan Skies

This image is best viewed large – please click on it for a larger version. Himalayan Skies You may recall me writing something a few posts ago about Ama Dablam being the mountain that looks amazing from all angles. Well, here is me trying to prove that. This is the stunning west face of Ama…

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Daily Photo – Beneath The Giant

This image is best viewed large – click on it for a larger version. Beneath The Giant A lone skier heads towards the base of massive Mount Thor, as the summit emerges from the clouds. Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut.This image is available as a print. f/9.0, 1/1000, ISO 200, 115.0mm on Canon EF70-200mm…

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