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15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Summit Eclipse

Mountaineers witness totality of the 2017 eclipse on the highest mountain in its path, 13,809′ Gannett Peak. Deep in the Wind River Range of Wyoming, reaching the summit requires two days of backpacking, a 12+ hour climb day, and crossing two glaciers.

This photo is a finalist in the American Experience category of our 15th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

TAGS: Eclipse, Mountains, Wyoming

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States of America
Member since 2014
Awards
Photo of the Day: 03.27.18 Editors' Pick Finalist
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Jason Hatfield.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2017
Total Views: 11238
Total Favorites: 8
Filed Under: The American Experience
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-7RM2
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/3
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Gannet Peak, Wind River Range, Wyoming, United States of America