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A Crack in the Armor
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As late afternoon wore on, so too did dark clouds grow, diluting the amazing under-the-sun colors of the area. But at last the sunlight broke through a drak-gray keyhole again, and I saw the upper reaches of the peak in all their glory.

This is from a short distance below the summit of the eastern, and higher, of the White Domes. The sandstone ramps lead straight up-- the difficulties are already below and behind-- to the red area at the top, and from there the summit itself is a few yards away.

Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada-- April 2009

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lcarreauGlorious ...

lcarreau

Voted 10/10

I think we'll experience a crack in the Alps
(POTD) and Trango towers (POTD) photos !!

A micro-brew for everybody !!! : ))
Posted Apr 23, 2009 12:29 am

Bob SihlerRe: Glorious ...

Bob Sihler

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I don't care what they're of; I just like to see in-focus shots that have a little more purpose than "Look at me!"
Posted Apr 23, 2009 4:11 pm

lcarreauRe: Agreement -

lcarreau

Voted 10/10

This sandstone is in very sharp focus, and its purpose is obvious. It turns back into sand, and has the tendency to get blown around by a very strong wind. Interaction is the key !!

Without interaction and the laws of physics,
nothing would happen! ! : )
Posted Apr 23, 2009 10:02 pm

jrjonesyInspiring

jrjonesy

Voted 10/10

looking climb! Very nice picture!
Posted Apr 23, 2009 1:12 am

Bob SihlerRe: Inspiring

Bob Sihler

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Thank you-- it was a fun little trip, and a good one for my son!
Posted Apr 23, 2009 4:10 pm

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Bob SihlerSubmitted by Bob Sihler
on Apr 22, 2009 7:55 am

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