Portrait of Window Rock, Canyon de Chelly

Looking up at Window Rock from the valley floor.
Canyon de Chelly
1 May 2008

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Marcsoltan

Marcsoltan - Oct 10, 2008 5:26 pm - Voted 10/10

Have been to Canyon de chelly

never saw this beautiful formation. We must have had a bad tour guide.
Love the way you are showing a little bit of the ground.
Great photo.

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Oct 13, 2008 9:30 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Have been to Canyon de chelly

Thanks for the comments. Canyon de Chelly is a wonderful place. I'm glad you enjoyed it. Maybe you'll get a chance for another visit!

Sarah

fishinintheriver - Dec 25, 2008 12:21 pm - Hasn't voted

View from the top is even better

Got really lucky taking a side trip up to the top last spring. Heard the park service was trying to stop ascents to window rock a few year ago. from the ledge you get a cool perspective of the canyon and ruins on the opposite canyon wall.

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Dec 25, 2008 2:25 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: View from the top is even better

We hiked up to the window, but my photos from the window weren't as pleasant as my photos of the river.

Happy climbing,

Sarah

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Jul 13, 2009 9:56 am - Hasn't voted

Re: nice

Thanks for the comment. It was a fantastic day in the desert. Mother Nature did the hard work. I just clicked the shutter on my camera.

Sarah

TyeDyeTwins

TyeDyeTwins - Sep 23, 2009 9:27 pm - Voted 10/10

What a.........

What a beautiful picture. One of your best for sure. A true masterpiece. Thanks for sharing.

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Sep 24, 2009 12:30 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: What a.........

Thanks so much. The sky was so blue that day it almost hurt!

Sarah

ArankaP

ArankaP - Oct 21, 2009 9:28 pm - Voted 10/10

What a window!

Beautiful color combination, nice contrast. Great shot.

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Oct 22, 2009 10:56 am - Hasn't voted

Re: What a window!

Thanks, Aranka. This canyon is so beautiful you could pretty much just aim & shoot and capture an amazing image.

Safe climbing / paddling!

Sarah

EricChu

EricChu - Jan 11, 2010 5:18 am - Voted 10/10

Fantastic!

Great colors on your photo!! And these rock formations you find in the USA always baffle me anew...

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Jan 11, 2010 10:47 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Fantastic!

Eric,

If you have not yet visited the Desert Southwest of the USA, I highly encourage you to do so. It is a vast, rugged, almost magical place.

Sarah

EricChu

EricChu - Jan 11, 2010 11:28 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Fantastic!

One of these days I've got to come over - the more of these incredible photos I see from you and many of the other American members of SP ( for instance, it's through SummitPost that I've learned about this absolutely unbelievable place called Cathedral Valley!), the more I feel the urge to see it with my own eyes!

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