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Share wilderness and back country photos

Discussion in 'Nature' started by BigSky1, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. BigSky1

    BigSky1 Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 5, 2012
    Helena, Montana
    OK. Let's see your wilderness and back country photos. The first below is Bunker Lake and Bruce Mountain in the Bob Marshall Wilderness (Swan Range), and the second is Doctor Lake also in the BMW. Todd

    bunkerlakebrucemtn by tsharwell, on Flickr

    doctorlake49 by tsharwell, on Flickr
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  2. JudyM

    JudyM Mu-43 All-Pro

    May 5, 2010
    Westminster, MD
    Wow, #2 looks like a postcard. Beautiful.
  3. jloden

    jloden Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 15, 2012
    Hunterdon County, NJ
    Cool thread idea, and close to my heart since I usually go camping about once a month, though I'm running behind the past few months! Here's some of my favorites that are from backcountry areas (i.e. not campsites or tours):

    Round Valley Recreation Area, Readington NJ. This is right near my house, and I've camped here several times. This one is from an overnight trip the night before hurricane Sandy hit NJ, IIRC.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/8132131272/" title="RVR Overnighter 2012-10-28 by jloden, on Flickr"> 8132131272_055a0720df_c. "800" height="600" alt="RVR Overnighter 2012-10-28"></a>

    Allegheny National Forest, late night skies by moonlight

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/8041805874/" title="ANF Meetup 2012-10 by jloden, on Flickr"> 8041805874_f2a59f5c90_c. "800" height="600" alt="ANF Meetup 2012-10"></a>

    Allegheny National Forest, foggy morning

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/8041799079/" title="ANF Meetup 2012-10 by jloden, on Flickr"> 8041799079_a60af51448_c. "800" height="600" alt="ANF Meetup 2012-10"></a>

    Saranac Lake, NY (Floodwood Pond area) from a canoe trip. One of the most beautiful sunrises I've ever seen. Everything covered in hard white frost and turning cool blue to orange and pink as the sun rose.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/8200075633/" title="Saranac by jloden, on Flickr"> 8200075633_ddf6a2c2d6_c. "800" height="599" alt="Saranac"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/8201168606/" title="Saranac by jloden, on Flickr"> 8201168606_a36ebc72b4_c. "800" height="597" alt="Saranac"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/8200077353/" title="Saranac by jloden, on Flickr"> 8200077353_60c3a7c54e_c. "600" height="800" alt="Saranac"></a>

    The sunrise was matched by the sunsets that trip as well.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/8201192004/" title="Saranac by jloden, on Flickr"> 8201192004_4afedc2f38_c. "800" height="600" alt="Saranac"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/8201188774/" title="Saranac by jloden, on Flickr"> 8201188774_2e9a1ce986_c. "800" height="600" alt="Saranac"></a>
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  4. jloden

    jloden Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 15, 2012
    Hunterdon County, NJ
    And a collection from our Alaska trip this past summer - some of the best backcountry views I've seen yet!

    Hiking trail, roughly in the Fairbanks, AK area

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/7869758088/" title="Fairbanks Hike by jloden, on Flickr"> 7869758088_8f7a34f65d_c. "601" height="800" alt="Fairbanks Hike"></a>

    Godwin Glacier, kayak tour of Resurrection Bay in Seward Alaska

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/7875988868/" title="Kayak view at Lowell Point (Godwin Glacier) by jloden, on Flickr"> 7875988868_7c6f69a030_c. "800" height="601" alt="Kayak view at Lowell Point (Godwin Glacier)"></a>

    Denali National Park hike & summit near Sable Mountain
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/7877945372/" title="Sable Mountain Hike by jloden, on Flickr"> 7877945372_c76054069e_c. "800" height="601" alt="Sable Mountain Hike"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/7877942954/" title="Sable Mountain Hike by jloden, on Flickr"> 7877942954_c0070c1ef3_c. "800" height="601" alt="Sable Mountain Hike"></a>

    Mt. McKinley (Denali) - Denali National Park, AK hike
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/7861272818/" title="Mt. McKinley (B&amp;W) by jloden, on Flickr"> 7861272818_f3319059b7_c. "800" height="608" alt="Mt. McKinley (B&amp;W)"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/7861270880/" title="Mt. McKinley by jloden, on Flickr"> 7861270880_5a5e44da7d_c. "800" height="608" alt="Mt. McKinley"></a>
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  5. dav1dz

    dav1dz Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Nov 6, 2012
    I have the luxury of living within an hour drive of beautiful landscape. I really should get out more often. Going to Lake Louise this weekend, hopefully I'll catch some good light.

    View attachment 260244
    You can notice the corners of the 12-50 being a bit soft from this shot but that's besides the point.
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  6. BigSky1

    BigSky1 Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 5, 2012
    Helena, Montana
    Tranquil basin and the Missouri

    I'll throw two more out there. Disclaimer - these were shot with my E-420.

    Tranquil basin in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. Glacier National Park in the distance.

    tranquilbasin3 by tsharwell, on Flickr

    Shot from the nose of the sleeping giant (in the sleeping giant proposed wilderness area) of the Missouri river and beyond.

    thebend2jpeg by tsharwell, on Flickr
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  7. Chrisnmn

    Chrisnmn Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 26, 2012
    Auckland, New Zealand
    Im loving this thread already!. keep em coming everybody!
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  8. DanSullivan

    DanSullivan Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 21, 2010
    Dan Sullivan
    Searle Pass, Summit County, Colorado

    <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/2ryo5G4JIiP5HDei8_60mtMTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=embedwebsite"> Searle%2520Pass%2520Clouds. "451" width="800" /></a>
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  9. BigSky1

    BigSky1 Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 5, 2012
    Helena, Montana
    New Zealand

    Hey Chrisnmn - how's about some shots of mountains, etc ... from New Zealand? I heard it kind of a pretty place.:smile:
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  10. jloden

    jloden Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 15, 2012
    Hunterdon County, NJ
    +1 on that!

    NZ was possibly the most beautiful place I've been yet! I actually got my first quality camera (GF2) so I could take better pics to remember that trip by :smile:
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  11. dav1dz

    dav1dz Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Nov 6, 2012
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    dav1dz Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Nov 6, 2012
  13. phigmov

    phigmov Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Apr 4, 2010
    Living here you kind of take the scenery for granted until people from places you'd consider to be scenic tell you its a lovely place.

    These are taken in the middle of nowhere about 45min out of Wellington . . .











    Edit - I should add that my rather mundane shots don't really reflect the true wonderfulness of the place :) 
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  14. Nimeral

    Nimeral Mu-43 Regular

    Nov 25, 2011
    Parc national du Bic, in Quebec
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/25680267@N08/7323692138/" title="P5264332 by Nimeral1, on Flickr"> 7323692138_daf0dcff6f_c. "800" height="600" alt="P5264332"></a>

    Me swimming in Garibaldi Provincial Park, in BC
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/25680267@N08/8341105790/" title="P9236751 by Nimeral1, on Flickr"> View attachment 260312 "800" height="600" alt="P9236751"></a>
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  15. O2BanRRT

    O2BanRRT Mu-43 Veteran

    Jun 25, 2012
    Waterloo, Ontario (Canada)
    Northern Quebec Wilderness

    This was my favorite shot taken last summer on the Ashuapmushuan River in Northern Quebec. We spent 10 days making our way down this wild river.

    Panasonic GH2, 14-140mm/F4-5.8 Pany
    DMC-GH2       19mm    f/4.5    1/60s    ISO 200

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  16. slam05

    slam05 New to Mu-43

    May 30, 2012
    In the Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru. This was day 2 of a 10 day trek, just before altitude sickness kicked in.

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  17. BigSky1

    BigSky1 Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 5, 2012
    Helena, Montana
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  18. tdekany

    tdekany Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 8, 2011
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