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One of my favorite places, the heart of the Picket Range, North Cascades, WA. Taken from the summit of Mt. Fury. This was a spectacular morning view to wake up to after 3 night stranded on the summit (in a floorless tent pitched on snow!) during a freak August blizzard. That's me in the photo. The photo was taken by Donn Venema, August 2008.
on Mar 18, 2013 12:45 am
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Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Mar 18, 2013 5:45 am - Voted 10/10

Luna or Fury?

The summit doesn't quite look like Luna unless you walked from the summit. But the same Pickets I remember are right behind you making me believe that this was taken on Mount Fury.


anita - Mar 18, 2013 9:52 am - Voted 10/10


an awesome shot! seen this view of the Pickets before... maybe one day I'll get in there.


forgues9999 - Mar 18, 2013 10:49 am - Voted 10/10

Great shot indeed!

I'm headed out there in September, can this be reached in a day hike?


StephAbegg - Mar 18, 2013 10:50 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Great shot indeed!

Day hike from where? Luna Col - yes. Trailhead - no.


lcarreau - Mar 19, 2013 10:49 pm - Voted 10/10

Stuck on the summit ?

Assuming you were not complaining ... most
people in my neighborhood can only DREAM of
memorable views like this ... very well done!!


StephAbegg - Mar 20, 2013 12:26 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Stuck on the summit ?

Well it was quite a blizzard, we were packed into a floorless tent, running out of food and fuel, and only the summit register for reading material. But it was worth the view we woke up to that third morning!


JoelSkok - Mar 20, 2013 11:49 am - Voted 10/10

In a word, STUNNING

It is a shame my 10/10 vote did not jack the overall score to 100%, but I did what I could. One of the best panoramas I've seen. Good job!

Snidely Whiplash

Snidely Whiplash - Mar 20, 2013 11:05 pm - Voted 10/10

You have the most amazing pictures!

Unbelievable stuff on so many great mountains. What camera/lens set-up do you use?

andrew david

andrew david - Mar 20, 2013 11:57 pm - Voted 10/10


Great pose, great photo. The Pickets are wild. I've only looked at them to this date.

Tomek Lodowy

Tomek Lodowy - Mar 25, 2013 9:49 am - Voted 10/10


Amazing ridge and whole photo composition, totally impressive!

Tomek Lodowy


RobSC - Jul 29, 2014 3:24 pm - Voted 10/10


I've dreamed of going to the Picket Range for about 35 years now... What a spectacular picture!

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