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Maroon Valley Dawn

Postby yorksman » Sun Oct 20, 2013 9:02 am

October 19, 2013 - Dawn on the Maroon valley. What it took to get this shot.....well let's see...... getting up just before 3am, 3 miles of hiking for 3,600ft vertical gain, temperatures in the low teens, all in 3"-12" of fresh powder snow. No headlamp required all done under a full moon. © 2013 Jody Grigg
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Re: Maroon Valley Dawn

Postby Yikes » Sun Oct 20, 2013 9:39 am

nice shot. I think I can just make out the 2 people on Maroon Pk summit.

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Re: Maroon Valley Dawn

Postby Mark Curtis » Sun Oct 20, 2013 3:55 pm

Wow, 200 views and only one comment. This is fabulous, Jody! Your efforts were well worth the end result.

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Re: Maroon Valley Dawn

Postby MuchosPixels » Sun Oct 20, 2013 4:20 pm

Awesome shot! You hiked up Aspen Highlands? Up to the ridge? Thats a tough hike to beat sunrise like that. Nice.

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Re: Maroon Valley Dawn

Postby rocky » Sun Oct 20, 2013 6:51 pm

Fantastic - thank you for sharing this magic moment.
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Re: Maroon Valley Dawn

Postby mtgirl » Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:23 pm

GORGEOUS ! Thanks for sharing your gift with us !
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Re: Maroon Valley Dawn

Postby Dancesatmoonrise » Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:37 pm

Wow, sounds like a great morning in the moonlight. And you come back with treasure!! :-D

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Re: Maroon Valley Dawn

Postby hansolo35 » Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:48 pm

yep, this is a fantastic shot! thanks for posting for all of us to enjoy.

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Re: Maroon Valley Dawn

Postby Jim Davies » Mon Oct 21, 2013 11:36 am

Beautiful. But I can't see the Bells reflected in the lake. :wink:
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Re: Maroon Valley Dawn

Postby spong0949 » Mon Oct 21, 2013 2:51 pm

Beautiful shot! Love your work Jody!
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Re: Maroon Valley Dawn

Postby BostonBD » Mon Oct 21, 2013 4:03 pm

Amazing photo! Masterpiece Instantly. One photo makes the trip worth every second.

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Re: Maroon Valley Dawn

Postby PaliKona » Mon Oct 21, 2013 7:11 pm

I love this view when hiking/skiing the Bowl. Amazing to see it through your eyes, at dawn. And an amazing adventure to get it!!!! WOw

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