Eldorado Peak in Winter

When looking out East Eldorado Peak was like a glowing giant and had an amazing blue color on the face, the cloud cover castes an amazing mountain atmosphere. When I saw this moment I said a loud "Oh my, What a beautiful World!". This was taken from Hidden Lake Peaks on December 6, 2009 which this is looking at Eldorado's impressive West Face.

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rizwan

rizwan - Feb 18, 2011 7:54 am - Voted 10/10

beautyful

peak and enviorment good capture

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Feb 19, 2011 9:17 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: beautyful

Thanks rizwan! The environment of this moment was great!

gimpilator

gimpilator - Feb 18, 2011 11:07 am - Voted 10/10

The Best

This is hands-down the best shot of Eldorado I've ever seen. I remember that I was shocked it didn't win the NWH calendar contest. If it had, I would have bought one, but I didn't want the calendar without this photo. It's a wonderful shot Josh.

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Feb 19, 2011 9:21 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: The Best

Thanks Adam! It was one of the greatest views I had in my mountaineering experience. As for the NWH calendar I would not be surprised if some of the greatest landscape photos in the world did not win that calendar. ;-) They are more into hiking stuff. Well at least the alternative photo was Eldorado Peak as well.

atifsaeed

atifsaeed - Feb 18, 2011 11:55 am - Voted 10/10

nice

very dramatic capture

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Feb 19, 2011 9:22 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: nice

Thanks! A dramatic moment! My hands were quite cold, but it was worth every second!

EricChu

EricChu - Feb 18, 2011 1:22 pm - Voted 10/10

Wow!!!

What a shot!!!

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Feb 19, 2011 11:06 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!!!

Thanks! It was quite the moment for me!

Noondueler

Noondueler - Feb 18, 2011 8:09 pm - Voted 10/10

Man, that is sweet.

Beautiful peak.

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Feb 19, 2011 11:07 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Man, that is sweet.

Thanks Noondueler! I have to agree with you, Eldorado is one of my favorite mountains.

SKI

SKI - Feb 18, 2011 8:17 pm - Voted 10/10

WOWWWWWWW!!!!

l IAHSGldgsDJKLGAlsdjk CRAZY!!!!!!

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Feb 19, 2011 9:24 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: WOWWWWWWW!!!!

I have to admit, that's one of the funniest comments I've ever had. Thanks! :-D

Mike Lewis

Mike Lewis - Feb 18, 2011 8:27 pm - Voted 10/10

Dramatic Shot!

INtense!

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Feb 22, 2011 9:40 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Dramatic Shot!

Thanks Michael, wish you could have been there to see it.

hhsilleck

hhsilleck - Feb 18, 2011 11:16 pm - Voted 10/10

awesome.

This is great. Nice shot!

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Feb 19, 2011 11:08 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: awesome.

Thanks! I'm going to have to return to Eldorado Peak one of these days, even a view of it gets me excited!

ExcitableBoy

ExcitableBoy - Feb 19, 2011 8:53 am - Hasn't voted

Wow!

Very nice photo depicting the Northwest aspect of Eldorado. The couloir enclosed by the NW Buttress on the left and the West Arete on the right looks interesting and I don't think its been climbed.

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Feb 22, 2011 10:48 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!

Thanks! Do you think the gully to the right of the West Arete has been climbed? It looks interesting.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Feb 20, 2011 12:20 am - Hasn't voted

Great winter shot

You know me...I hate winter;
However this is beautiful.

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Feb 22, 2011 10:52 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great winter shot

Thanks Matt! Well perhaps you have not experienced enough of winter beauty to know the full story of why winter to me is so grand. And I'm not talking about small peaks, the North Cascades in Winter at the right times have some really cool scenery!

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