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San Gorgonio Penitentes
Looks great. Try walking through it....

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butitsadryheatThat is a really cool shot

butitsadryheat

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It is quite an optical illusion. You can also see the reflection off of individual ice crystals. Is the grey caused by what I think it is?
Posted Oct 15, 2008 3:21 am

CoraxPicky

Corax

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Perhaps I'm picky, but I wouldn't call that sastrugi. What's on the photo is per definition penitentes.
Here's a photo of a huge penitentes field.
Another view of the field.
Inside the same field.
Posted Oct 15, 2008 7:56 am

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EManBevHills

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I sit corrected. Thanks!
Nice pix, btw!
Posted Oct 17, 2008 9:46 pm

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EManBevHillsSubmitted by EManBevHills
on May 5, 2008 9:04 pm

Image ID: 401528
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Object Title: San Gorgonio Penitentes

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing