So you know that feeling don’t you?
When that wind pack is crunching underfoot under the labour of a heavy pack laden with rope, water, layers and at …… elevation.
that crisp minus air drying out your nose and throat, the nip on your fingers
Well you can go outside right now its just after 7 am pst take a deep breath of life and get that same feeling and imagine the vista.
Sunrise is due to happen shortly
Coastal BC December 20 08 high pressure minus 10c go make use of it take your camera and keep those batteries warm.
This shot was in the high coast mountains around 200k airline nw of Vancouver Fury Gap a high pass in the Waddington Range Chris Spencer on the left Wadd on the right and Hickson in the back. You want to see mountains go there.
Sylvain Saudan once said to me the the coast range is unparalleled wilder than the alps people in Canada do not realize the resource they have here wiki him.
The guy in the shot here is one of the most solid mountaineers I know Doug Herchmer. We climbed C.Spencer that morning. I think I have have a shot of that at alpenglowpro.com