One of the pilots was concerned about the direction and strength of the wind because, in his own words, his gear was not as rugged as the other pilot's. In fact, in the photo below, you can see him looking out over the valley and feeling and seeing the winds.
There are some who are hiking miles and miles today, out of pure necessity. They either start walking or face the violence, cruelty and unforgiving nature of war.
When we made it to the clearing at the bottom of the rock scree near the falls. One of the rescuers called out to see if anyone would respond. We heard a sound and saw something behind the brush right up agains the base of the cliff.
While the loop is only 38 miles, it took me over 3 hours to complete the journey. Somehow I was distracted by all the photos I had to take.
It was an interesting week for hiking and photography. Here are some of the best of the best.
I woke up without an alarm at 4:30a. I sprung out of bed and got to work. Now that I was going to be doing an 11-12 mile hike, I had to pack differently.
We hiked in the 1.7 miles up to the intersection of the pipe and the end of one section of the trail. We dropped our packs and climbed up the steep path that houses the pipe
While in general, it is a great to think of photography, and life for that matter, from a variety of perspectivies. But today, I chose to go singularly with the macro lens.
They served me well over the past seasons, but they too, are tired. They are probably hurt as much as my feet hurt.
I figured if I was going to risk my life on the narrow passageway, I might as well do it when I am most fortified and motivated.