A reflection of Mount Moran off of String Lake

A reflection of Mount Moran off of String Lake. This picture was taken while hiking the String Lake to Leigh Lake Loop. To get a reflection like this I had to wait an hour for the wind to die off, for the kids to quit throwing rocks, and the Kyackers to quit chopping up the waters. Just after taking this picture some scared folks said there was a Black Bear less than a 1/10 of a mile ahead standing on the trail. With the bear spray already at my side I continued on.....finding only the tracks of one very large bear.
Grand Teton National Park August 26, 2010


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Noondueler - Aug 28, 2010 2:42 am - Voted 10/10


You're right. This is some bad-ass sublimity! POTW!


TyeDyeTwins - Aug 28, 2010 3:16 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!

The wind, kids throwing rocks, kyakers ect.....made getting this shot quite difficult. After an hour I was able to catch the reflection just before the wind came back up. As for POTW, well I certainly hope so. Happy Trails Noondueler and many thanks for the comments/vote.


Noondueler - Aug 29, 2010 12:53 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Wow!

Well, congrats! Now the next step to POTW.


lcarreau - Aug 29, 2010 9:21 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Wow!

What about the ripples caused by frogs jumping, and turtles swimming in the water?

How 'bout Mermaids, and the sirens sweetly singing ??? The creature from the black lagoon?

Gotta admit, I'm a bit jealous right now,
but this is a nice picture just the same.

It "probably" deserves a 10, so I'll give it
one out of the pure kindness of my heart.

Gotta spread that kindness around, here on
the BIG SP. Don't ya think ???


TyeDyeTwins - Aug 29, 2010 11:23 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!

There were no frogs or turtles to worry about....but there was a small swarm of fish, but they were quickly eaten by a pack of ducks. Thanks for giving this one a 10 (even if that is a simpathy vote), and yes I agree that you gotta SPREAD THE KINDNESS around. Happy Trails Larry and dont work too hard out there.


TyeDyeTwins - Aug 29, 2010 3:17 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!

I dont know about Pic of the Week....we will just have to wait and see. When my climbing partner saw the pictures I taking over the 7 days at Yellowstone/Tetons he said, "I bet I am gonna see some of these on the front page of SP as Pic Of The Day". There were some beautiful moments at those parks and I am glad that I'm albe to share them with all of you on SP. Look forward to more and happy trails good friend.


lcarreau - Aug 29, 2010 9:39 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Wow!

Hey there, twins?

Did you say, "pack of ducks?"

That's better than a FLOCK of Seagulls! ; )


climbinmandan - Aug 29, 2010 1:04 am - Voted 10/10




TyeDyeTwins - Aug 29, 2010 11:25 am - Hasn't voted

Re: 11/10

Glad you like the picture.....it was much more impressive in real life, but I am glad that I am able to share what I captured up there with all of you on SP. Happy Trails


96avs01 - Aug 29, 2010 1:46 am - Voted 10/10

Damn fine

capture! Cheers


TyeDyeTwins - Aug 29, 2010 11:27 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Damn fine

Thanks for the comment.....over the week I was up there I caught some beautiful sights and wildlife....plenty more shots to come in the near future. Happy Trails out there 96avs01

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