Mount Thomson Alpenglow

Mount Thomson Alpenglow

Morning alpenglow on Mount Thomson, just 5 minutes or so after sunrise. Seen from Kendall Peak. This was one of my favorite views from a great 2016! Alpine Lakes Wilderness, WA. 10-22-16
on Oct 31, 2016 12:11 am
Image Type(s): Scenery
Image ID: 986542


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Snidely Whiplash

Snidely Whiplash - Oct 31, 2016 12:03 pm - Voted 10/10

Looks like a painting

That is so cool. It even doesn't look real. Great photo!


awilsondc - Nov 1, 2016 11:33 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Looks like a painting

Thank you! I was a surreal moment and quite a gift after being stuck indoors for over a month.


reboyles - Oct 31, 2016 6:26 pm - Voted 10/10

That looks like a.

very good watercolor painting. Great shot.



awilsondc - Nov 1, 2016 11:33 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: That looks like a.

Thank you! Made waking up at 2:30am totally worth it! ;)


gimpilator - Nov 2, 2016 1:29 am - Voted 10/10


One of the best shots I've seen from this year. Especially cool for me to see since I've been up top on there.


awilsondc - Nov 2, 2016 9:38 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Excellent

Many thanks. I love it when the conditions turn out to be just right for something special to happen. Reminds me of this shot from one of your trips!


EricChu - Nov 2, 2016 9:19 am - Voted 10/10

This is, without any doubt whatsoever... of the most beautiful and artistic photos I have ever seen on SummitPost!!! The light, the mood, the colors and especially the composition (!) are a dream!!!
Big congratulations for this one!!


awilsondc - Nov 2, 2016 9:39 am - Hasn't voted

Re: This is, without any doubt whatsoever...

That's quite the compliment, thank you so much! :)


lcarreau - Nov 2, 2016 2:47 pm - Voted 10/10

How fascinating ...

I've been at the base of Thomson more than once, and each time I was there, there were
clouds and/or foggy conditions obscuring most or at least part of the mountain.

Thanks for capturing Thomson in all its beautiful splendor !!


awilsondc - Nov 2, 2016 11:19 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: How fascinating ...

You're welcome! I've been fortunate to have had great views each time I've been up in that area, including my summit of Thomson in 2012. It's a special mountain for me for sure.


ajberry - Nov 6, 2016 11:57 am - Voted 10/10




awilsondc - Nov 6, 2016 10:33 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Stunning!

Thanks! :)


PanamaRed - Nov 7, 2016 3:47 am - Voted 10/10


What an impressive peak! Very cool how it juts above the tree covered ridges. Great picture!


awilsondc - Nov 7, 2016 11:51 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Amazing!

The first time I saw Thomson it gave me that, "I must climb that mountain!!!" feeling. Seeing it at sunrise like this was pretty special. Thanks!

foster fanning

foster fanning - May 14, 2017 10:45 am - Voted 10/10

Mount Thomson Alpenglow

As said above - STUNNING!
This is one of the best alpine images I've seen. And to make it even better to me, it's my home state. Great work!


awilsondc - May 14, 2017 7:44 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Mount Thomson Alpenglow

Thanks! I had a panorama version printed for my house and I look at every day and think... man... that was awesome!

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