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After hiking in the snow for quite some time as I kept huffing and puffing with the weight that I was carrying, although it was a bit disappointing, I had to turn around. It was even before reaching the ridge line, but I was running out of daylight. I didn’t mind walking in the dark, but the higher I’d climb, the longer it would’ve taken down for me to get off the mountain. Also, I was rather concerned about windchill at the peak because it was already quite windy. The day was waning fast and I still had a lot of elevation to lose. I took a stop right here to take a few photos of the San Gabriel Mountain Range. The snow made the mountain range view more beautiful.

Mt. Baldy, San Gabriel Mountains, CA

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
  • 17mm / 1/30 sec at ƒ/11 / ISO 100
  • Taken 12/26/2016

© 2016 H Peter Ji


    • Thankfully it was one of those not sunset related shots that I felt good about. And people seem to like it, so that’s good. As you know, there’s only so much you can do when the sun is hung right above your head… LOL

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