Thursday, August 25, 2011

Home Again on The Mountain

A few shots from my recent trek up Mount St.Helens. I think I found my new favorite route to the summit rim. It felt great to get back up there again.

Far below my campsite on the western slope of Mount St. Helens distant peaks float like islands in the clouds under the fading twilight, Cascade Mountains, Washington © Tyson Fisher

Nikon FM2, Nikkor 28-80/3.5-5.6 D, Fuji Velvia 50, Exposure Unrecorded

Evening light illuminates the western slope of Mount St. Helens while halfway up the slope close to 40 elk and 4 mountain goats graze, Cascade Mountains, Washington © Tyson Fisher

Nikon FM2, Nikkor 28-80/3.5-5.6 D, Fuji Velvia 50, Exposure Unrecorded

A climber looks into the steaming crater of Mount St. Helens from a large snow ledge on the summit rim, Cascade Mountains, Washington © Tyson Fisher

Nikon FM2, Nikkor 17-35/2.8 ED, Fuji Velvia 50, Exposure Unrecorded

A climber looks into the steaming crater of Mount St. Helens from a large snow ledge on the summit rim, Cascade Mountains, Washington © Tyson Fisher

Nikon FM2, Nikkor 17-35/2.8 ED, Fuji Velvia 50, Exposure Unrecorded

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