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The hand of a squall drifting over the Linville Gorge

I was almost at the halfway point of a 10 mile loop hike through the Linville Gorge, spending most of the first day following the river until taking Pitch-In trail up to the middle of the ridge. Stopping to take off my pack and rest after a hot and sweaty climb, I suddenly noticed rain clouds to the south were drifting with a cold wind directly toward the exposed rock where I was laying. Shortoff Mountain is in the background.

TAGS: Clouds, Hiking, Mountains, North Carolina, United States

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Greenville, North Carolina, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Sean McBride.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2016
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 5, 2016, 6:34 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D40
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO200
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