The Emmons glacier on fire

Sunrise on Rainier on August 27th, 2006. Taken from just over 12000 ft right above the Disappointment Cleaver. To get a sense of scale, view a larger sized image where you can see dots (climbers) to the right of the prominent ice tower in the middle.

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schmid_th

schmid_th - Nov 10, 2006 10:40 am - Voted 10/10

Beautiful colours!

I think that it was a great day!
Nice shot!
Thomas

RomaK

RomaK - Nov 12, 2006 7:12 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Beautiful colours!

It was a great day, and very long too. Watching the sun rise and light the Emmons glacier on fire was one of the most spectacular sights I'd ever seen.

Baarb

Baarb - Sep 3, 2008 1:00 am - Hasn't voted

Cor blimey

You're definitely right about the sense of scale, did you know the other climbers were there when you took the shot?

Marcsoltan

Marcsoltan - Jun 22, 2009 12:08 am - Voted 10/10

I came down Emmons...

in a snowstorm, after having climbed Liberty Ridge. Your photo is fantastic.
Happy climbing,
Marc

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