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Before stepping away from the edge of the cliff of the Big Beehive, to my right I saw the regal Fairview Mountain stretching into the array of six area glaciers (Aberdeen, Upper and Lower Lefroy, Upper and Lower Victoria, and Popes) although only Mt. Aberdeen (along with Haddo Peak) and Mt. Lower Lefroy were visible from where I stood. The rain clouds shrouded Lefroy was just pure joy to gaze at. I thought to myself though that this must be the reason why one would want to climb Mt. Whyte because he/she could see the expansive array of the entire six glaciers unfolding before them. Speaking of the rain clouds, it was advancing fast. It was time to retrieve…

Banff National Park, AB

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
  • 16mm / 26 sec at ƒ/5.6 / ISO 100
  • Taken 7/5/2016

© 2016 H Peter Ji


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