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Peak to Peak

The mountains of SE Alaska are often obscured by clouds. From the outside there's not much to see, but from the inside, the mountain scenery is magical and mysterious. This photo was taken near Upper Silvis Lake outside of Ketchikan. After a winding path up to the summit, the well-defined trail is replaced by a series of posts to guide you as you traverse the rocks and snow on top of the ridge. Searching for the next post in the clouds is a great adventure and you can't help but stop to admire the next peak on the journey.

TAGS: Adventure, Alaska, Hiking, Landscape, Mountains, United States

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Jonathan Cook.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2015
Total Views: 61
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: May 29, 2015, 12:21 p.m.
Camera Model: PENTAX K-3
Focal Length: 21mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f8
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PHOTO LOCATION Ketchikan, Alaska, United States of America