Wintery Wasatch Mountains

This is the south-facing ridge of the mountains that separate Big Cottonwood Canyon from Millcreek Canyon…as it appears when one is hiking Mill B South, the trail that leads to The Sister Lakes….  This is what you see when you turn around to check your back-trail….

Wasatch Mountains with Snow

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26 responses

  1. Looks like the landscape around here. Good capture.

    March 5, 2013 at 6:43 am

    • I would imagine that it does, Emilio. Thank you.

      March 9, 2013 at 1:18 pm

  2. How beautiful to gaze at these peaks accented by the snow.

    March 5, 2013 at 6:46 am

    • It is something I enjoy very much, Shimon. It’s nice to be able to share their beauty here….

      March 9, 2013 at 1:20 pm

  3. I wonder how long it takes to climb to the top.

    March 5, 2013 at 10:44 am

    • I’m not aware of any established trails over there, Allen, but I would imagine that it could be done…and would probably take a good bit of time.

      March 9, 2013 at 1:21 pm

  4. As much as I’m anxious for spring right now (and am tired of the snow), this is just so beautiful. Very majestic!

    March 5, 2013 at 10:54 am

    • Thank you, Susan…and yes, very majestic.

      March 9, 2013 at 1:22 pm

  5. Awesome mountains, fabulous image Scott!

    March 5, 2013 at 11:30 am

  6. The Rockies in all their glory. Wonderful image, Scott.

    March 5, 2013 at 12:24 pm

    • Yes, indeed, Gunta…thank you.

      March 9, 2013 at 1:35 pm

  7. I like the way you have processed this – there’s a bleak, cold, grittyness to this – it conveys exactly the right feeling. Well done Scott.

    March 5, 2013 at 1:50 pm

    • Thank you very much, Andy.

      March 9, 2013 at 1:35 pm

  8. Here’s a good example of how you don’t have to have a nice blue sky to get a great photo. Those textures! It looks simple, but I know it’s not easy at all to capture an image lie this. It’s so well done (not unusual for you!)

    March 5, 2013 at 7:18 pm

    • This is a classic winter sky for me…makes a pleasant backdrop for the mountains like this. Thank you for your nice words, Lynn. 🙂

      March 9, 2013 at 1:37 pm

  9. I can just smell the crisp air and feel your invigoration.

    March 5, 2013 at 9:09 pm

    • It is great to be out there, Gary.

      March 9, 2013 at 1:37 pm

  10. Stripes of snow! Lovely!

    March 6, 2013 at 1:35 am

    • Thank you, Dreams and Zeros.

      March 9, 2013 at 1:38 pm

  11. Great image, Scott!

    March 6, 2013 at 9:32 pm

    • Thanks, Terry. 🙂

      March 9, 2013 at 2:02 pm

  12. Amazing layers and texture in those mountains. The snow really emphasizes the features. And of course, being a rock lover myself, I find this incredibly beautiful.

    March 9, 2013 at 9:12 am

    • Yes, Karen, the snow really brings-out the layers and textures of the mountains…and I’m glad you find this beautiful…kindred spirit. 🙂

      March 9, 2013 at 2:04 pm

  13. “This is what you see when you turn around to check your back-trail….” So often when I am out shooting, I get the best photos when I turn around to look at where I just was. It is amazing to me how different it can look. So many people only focus on what is in front of them. It is so important to look up, down, sideways and behind. Great shot!

    March 20, 2013 at 3:22 am

    • Yes, Laura, it helps very much to be present and aware out there, not only as hikers, but as photographers, too. There is so much to see…if and when we will slow down and look in all of those different directions. I’m glad you enjoyed the shot…thank you.

      March 21, 2013 at 6:44 am

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