12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Transition Season: Banff National Park
Seeking solitude in the vast mountains of Banff National Park, a friend and I hiked 8km through snow and ice. As the sunlight faded into the clouds a brief peace fell over us. As quickly as it had greeted us, an icy blast of wind channelled through the valley.
© Alexander Lauchert.
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||Nov. 16, 2014, 8:40 p.m.