A Great View

Sun kisses Mount Yale (right) and Horn Fork Basin as the sun sets over the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness Area. The next day we completed a very long Harvard/Columbia Traverse.

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Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - Aug 3, 2007 3:29 pm - Voted 10/10

Great place!

I have good memories from this place. This is such a beautiful basin. My dog did both Harvard and Columbia in a day. I was very proud of him.

swm88er

swm88er - Aug 3, 2007 3:42 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great place!

It definitely is a beautiful basin! I bet your dog was tired after! On our traverse we descended into the wrong basin, by accident, trying to avoid snow. Made for a very loose variation and added 3 hour to traverse :( But somehow even after that and the awful decent off of Columbia I still have great memories of that hike.

Dean

Dean - Oct 19, 2007 5:41 am - Voted 10/10

Great shot

Anya stated about this being a great place. I need to also add that this is a great shot. I really like the inclusion of a person enjoying the view as it captures the way I often feel when i get to survey a mountain vista. Awe.

swm88er

swm88er - Oct 22, 2007 1:52 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Great shot

Thank you very much for your comment. Awe, no kidding, thats exactly how I feel when I'm in the mountains! There is no better place on earth:)

Mark Straub

Mark Straub - Jan 13, 2008 2:03 am - Voted 10/10

Amazing!

I love the way that the sun touches the land! It's so beautiful.
-Mark

swm88er

swm88er - Jan 14, 2008 12:30 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Amazing!

Thanks, it was something to see!

BLong

BLong - Jul 10, 2010 1:33 pm - Voted 10/10

Great shot!

Nice photo. I wonder what this would look like as a merged panorama including the screen-shot to the left of the current photo. Gotta love alpine light!

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