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GARDEN WALL, ANGEL WING AND GRINNELL LAKE

After a bit of hike by the elongated, pretty Josephine Lake and through the dense forest along Cataract Creek, I arrived at the glacier-fed Grinnell Lake. The towering Angel Wing at the lake, on the left, was quite a sight. The Salamander Glacier-garnished Garden Wall emerged from the spewing clouds over the Upper Grinnell Lake ridge. The lake, 1,400 feet above where I was, was created as the Grinnell Glacier has retrieved and would be seen from the end of Grinnell Glacier Trail. I was going to hike it but got discouraged due to the amount of snow still there. Later when returning back to the trailhead, I ran into a few folks who actually managed to reach the end of the trail. I bet the view must’ve been spectacular. I should’ve stuck to my plan… Well, definitely next time.

Glacier National Park, Montana

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
  • 16mm / 46 sec at ƒ/5.6. / ISO 100
  • Taken 7/7/2016

© 2016 H Peter Ji

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