Jamapa Glacier after Five Months without Precipitation

As we started up the Jamapa Glacier, the sun appeared over the horizon and illuminated the penitentes that had formed during a particularly long stretch without precipitation in the area.

Photo by Laszlo Hulicsko, March 23, 2006

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colint

colint - Nov 1, 2006 10:38 pm - Voted 10/10

wicked

that low angle sunrise makes it look like a sea of flames.

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Wandering Sole Images - Nov 7, 2006 7:55 am - Hasn't voted

Re: wicked

Thanks! It really was a spectacular sight that morning on Orizaba.

Tomek Lodowy

Tomek Lodowy - Nov 24, 2006 6:39 pm - Voted 10/10

Gorgeous

great moment, great area...

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Wandering Sole Images - Dec 7, 2006 6:42 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Gorgeous

Thanks Tomek!

It really was an amazing moment. I had to get the camera out quickly with some cold fingers to take this picture! Thanks again, take care.

Les

marlonwarren

marlonwarren - Feb 6, 2007 1:21 am - Voted 10/10

Extraordinary

Extraordinary penitentes.

Excellent colour.

peace
marlon

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Wandering Sole Images - Nov 8, 2007 7:49 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: cool

Thanks, it was a sweet day! Exhausting (stepping over and crunching down on the penitentes on the decent), but sweet! Take care.

Les

tanya

tanya - Dec 3, 2007 2:23 am - Voted 10/10

Look at that moon!

I like ;)

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Wandering Sole Images - Dec 4, 2007 11:29 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Look at that moon!

Thanks Tanya! Me liked too. :)

mkpatrick

mkpatrick - Jan 19, 2008 7:45 pm - Voted 10/10

En Fuego!

new new favorite for now. stellar shot.

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Wandering Sole Images - Jan 21, 2008 10:20 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: En Fuego!

Thank you so much! Let me tell ya, it felt like a pretty cold fire that morning... and that's coming from a boy who grew up on the Canadian praries! Take care.

k2International

k2International - Feb 22, 2008 10:24 pm - Voted 10/10

wonderful!

extremely a dream walk!!

hshdude

hshdude - Apr 15, 2008 10:35 am - Voted 10/10

sweet

The blue of the sky alone would make this a favorite...and then the glacier! Is the "hill" in the back the summit or is there more to the left?

Wandering Sole Images

Wandering Sole Images - Apr 16, 2008 7:29 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: sweet

Thanks hshdude! The peak in the picture is the top of the mountain (although you can't see the summit in the picture)- the crater rim is up there and once you reach it, you just have to make a short traverse to the right to the summit. It was a pretty exhilerating day although maybe not so much as being on a live volcano! I guess I like my volcanoes extinct! :)

mehrdad

mehrdad - May 7, 2008 3:20 pm - Voted 10/10

nice shot

Very beautiful & dreamy photo.
thank`s for sharing.cheers
mehrdad

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Wandering Sole Images - May 8, 2008 12:55 am - Hasn't voted

Re: nice shot

Thank you Mehrdad. May all your mountain experiences be beautiful and dreamy as well! The Iranian mountain landscapes look amazing. Take care.

Les

Tahawus

Tahawus - Aug 15, 2008 6:39 pm - Voted 10/10

Magnificent Photo!

One of the best pictures on SP I've seen in a while! The subject, the lighting, the composition are all on wonderful display here. Orizaba has been a dream of mine for a long time. It's pictures like these that inspire me to go there!

Wandering Sole Images

Wandering Sole Images - Aug 17, 2008 10:54 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Magnificent Photo!

Thank you for the kind words Tahawus. I know the feeling of being inspired by a picture, so I am flattered anytime that one of my pictures might do the same for someone else. Orizaba is a great experience - you'll love it. Take care.

Les

runawayreignbow

runawayreignbow - Oct 22, 2008 7:35 am - Voted 10/10

amazing....

a great capture...

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Wandering Sole Images - Oct 25, 2008 2:10 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: amazing....

Thanks!

Anoosha

Anoosha - Feb 3, 2009 7:10 pm - Voted 10/10

wow

this is magic chance and place that you had to be there and may not be for others,
bravo

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