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This photo was taken from a small lake at the head of the South
Rock Creek drainage on the east side of the Gore Range. The
pointy peak here is actually just a sharp subpeak of Mt.
Valhalla's eastern ridge, and the whole top of Mt. Valhalla is not
even visible because of the close perspective. In this photo from a further perspective
you can see this subpeak in the center of the photo. October
2005. Photo copyright ©2005 by Jack Brauer. www.widerange.org


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munroitisBi Ech


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Bi Ech!!!

In Yorkshire where I hail from that means something like "unbelievable".
Posted Oct 18, 2005 2:08 pm



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What in the hell are you doing up in the South Rock Creek Drainage? Did you climb something up in there? Is it to get this shot? Man... you work hard for your shots. No doubt. That's one remote place to be.
Posted Oct 18, 2005 11:05 pm

Jack BRe: Jack

Jack B

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You're right Kane, I do work hard for my shots! I wanted to go up there because that cirque looked sweet on the topo. I didn't really know what to expect of course but I knew it would be awesome! This was a tough bushwack; about 4 miles through 6 inches of snow. The most difficult part was avoiding all the boggy terrain which seems to occupy every flat space in that whole drainage. Also in the fresh snow I could see lots of animal tracks, including bear prints and a ton of what looked like cat prints, though I'm not completely sure of that. I even came across a freshly gnawed bone, about 9 inches long and still red colored from the blood/marrow, with those cat prints all around. Kind of spooky.

That is indeed a spectacular cirque... it reminded me of the Lone Eagle Peak cirque in Indian Peaks; like a "sister-cirque" if you will. : )
Posted Oct 19, 2005 11:07 am

jenniferdenoyaNothing short of fabulous


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You have some seriously amazing photography skills!
Posted Oct 26, 2005 1:13 pm



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This is a beautiful photo -- as are all the photos on your website! Keep up the good work! Thanks, ca.
Posted Oct 27, 2005 9:46 am



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What a great photo. It has it all: a spectacular (sub) peak, a sunset, fresh snow and a reflection.
Posted Oct 27, 2005 9:59 am

MishaBeautiful work


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Very nicely done! I can almost feel the cold of the water on my skin. Keep shooting!
Posted Nov 1, 2005 8:05 pm


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Now that draws you right into the whole atmosphere. Very eye catching and pleasing. Thank you for that wonderful photo. Nice of you to share with the world.
Posted Nov 12, 2005 8:12 pm



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You have some absolutely spectacular photos... awesome work!

- Chris
Posted Dec 6, 2005 11:13 pm

JonBradfordMesmerizing photo


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This photograph is superb. It is featured prominently on the Gore Range page. Thanks for your contibutions to SP.
Posted Feb 20, 2006 10:44 pm

The OgreYou are one of the best...

The Ogre

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...landscape photographers I have seen. Period.
Posted Aug 6, 2006 5:55 pm

rdmcYou have...


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...some of the most amazing photography!
Thank you for sharing on SP.
Posted Jun 26, 2008 11:18 am

Jack BRe: You have...

Jack B

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Thank you!
Posted Jun 26, 2008 1:57 pm

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